It was the tree trunk that was so outstanding in the last light of day.
Walking a creek bed looking for something else, it was hard to miss this simple but beautiful scene.
But the light was falling fast and it took a couple of evenings before the weather was right again.
A circular polarising filter was used when taking this picture on Edeowie Station on the western side of the Flinders Ranges.
Mt Aleck, part of the Elder Range in the background.