May 2016 Image of the Month: New Portland Cemetery, Maine

05-16-IOM-New Portland Cemetery-(OVWMsp7)-HDR

Morning sunlight streaks through adjacent woods, creating a striated light pattern on bright pink and lavender wildflowers.  Early, backlit spring-green foliage forms a contrasting back setting for the colorful foreground and the ancient tombstones.

Hasselblad H3D, 210 fixed focal length lens at 125mm,1/8sec @ f/16, ISO 50, manual focus, spot metered, tripod mounted