A forest area in the Barrington Tops National Park that had previously been logged suffered a fire several years ago, but was now well on the way to recovery and regeneration. The summer afternoon’s sun caught the tops of the trees and the new foliage perfectly.

Stewarts Brook State Forest, Barrington Tops National Park precinct, New South Wales

Canon EOS 10D, Canon EF 24–70mm f/2.8L lens at 24mm, 1/180, f8, ISO 100, handheld; the camera was converted to shoot infrared only by inserting within the body a deep B&W IR filter equivalent to 830nm, replacing the original hot mirror filter

by Peter Hill, New South Wales