two pics today (day 283)

the 4th visit (and the 2nd trip in 3 days) to the forest research institute malaysia to witness the crown shyness phenomenon of the camphor tree finally came fruitful yesterday after initially missing the trail. the wide view of the canopy with its puzzle like pattern of the individual crowns leaving gaps was achieved by overcoming swarms of mosquitoes and other damning insects along the trail. and the place is only 9km from where we live, november 2011.

using zoom function of the compact s95 as i was too mesmerised by the heavenly perspective, or too lazy to swap the lenses of the dslr:

the location:

4 thoughts on “two pics today (day 283)

    • Thanks! It was accidental for me too 😀 I used to adore the brocolli-liked outer shape of the tree itself and viewing what it’s like from below was just amazing.

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