I had a tough time choosing my photo of the month this time. I went on a vacation in Tofino and took a lot of photos. This was taken at Bog Trail, and I think represents the trail quite well. It has a bit of a “spooky” feel.
The composition was very straightforward. I pictured the dead tree as a kind of skeletal spine, so it had to be dead centre. I chose my angle of view to minimize background distractions and yet unbalance the bush behind the tree.This gave a bit more tension to the image. I processed the image to a high contrast B&W to further emphasize the starkness of the scene.