Immature chestnut husks

In this last month of summer, the trees in the chestnut grooves of mount Amiata are rich of immature husks. Under the soft light of the overcast sky their vivid green is an irresistible subject.

Immature chestnut husks.

Nikon D200 + Nikkor 300mm ƒ/4D ED-IF AF-S @ 500 mm, 1/80 sec @ ƒ/11, ISO 500, tripod + shutter release + mirror lock up