Looking up a steep bank, bracken fronds add another layer to the forest canopy.


Bracken forest


Get down low to the ground and the towering bracken is a forest in miniature.




Seen from above a single frond seems to hover in mid air, casting striped shadows on the forest floor.  Three images from a glorious autumn day in the Forêt de Fontainebleau, inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge Scale.