The afternoon light is being beautifully filtered by low clouds rolling through the valley - dumping snow as they travel, these bands of moisture are guided by nothing other than the strong westerly winds. The Snow Gum in the foreground is beginning to shed its bark, revealing the amazing plethora of colour beneath and creating such a remarkable scene. I had visited this spot a month before this photograph was taken, scouting for Snow Gums just like this one and knew when I stumbled across this spot that in the right weather conditions it would work.
I never imagined that when I returned on
this day that I would get the exact weather conditions that I was after,
this rarely happens and I am very humbled by my fortune. The cloud was
so thick that it was difficult to find a way back to this spot and I
ended up camping here overnight. This region offers something that I
have rarely felt any where else in Australia.