Appalachian Mountains, Western Maryland
I found these ferns while hiking in the Appalachian Mountains of Western Maryland on the border of West Virginia. I waited until twilight, when the breeze in the forest died down, and composed this image using a very long exposure to record the proper color and detail. I used a small portable light to add a little splash of highlights into the image during the long exposure. Image © Joseph Rossbach. Photo © copyright by Joseph Rossbach.