Saw this and liked it straight away, the shot was in Scotland around Loch Migdale. It was uder canopy in dim light and the light was gently illuminating this solitary twig on the trunk against the background.
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Posted By arhb : Adjust shadows/highlights.
Sharpen foliage and seedling
Apply green(soft light) layer to entire image.
Select bg(left) and apply gradient layer to give the impression of light shining on seedling leaves.
Flatten image, and adjust where necessary to finish.