I'll second John Power's comment. It's easy to find sunlight playing in the tops of trees but when it skips across the forest floor the alert and well equipped photographer can make visual magic. Good one, Walter.
Thanks Mick. If the fires gave thinned out the canopy and charred the weakened trunks that's what I am there to document. Part of that, If it's aesthetically attractive, might prove to be fruit for the sideboard.
"Photography was not a bastard left by science on the doorstep of art, but a legitimate child of the Western pictorial tradition." —Robert Galassi