18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sun rays penetrating tree crown

I was casually strolling with my parents dog in the forest close to where they live in Belarus when I saw that the angle under which sun was shining was ideal because it was possible to capture surreal illumination from the human height without necessity of climbing trees. Luckily, I had my camera on me!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: Outskirts of Minsk, Belarus
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Yauheni Kalionau