Winter seems to be endless and there's no sign of spring so far (at least now, at the end of March, in Hamburg, Germany). But deep in the woods I saw a glimpse of hope ...
This is a personal project I started back in November 2012. A lot of post production and several different images went into the final picture. Further down you'll find a detailed Photoshop-making-of for a layer-by-layer composition.
Some of the original files: