Again a simple scene, but with lovely colours and tones. The axe and its shadow are very effective. The shadow adds a sense of mystery, and is much like a "Sundial" clock, which reminds us all of how critical time can be in the mountains.
I have one or two that utilise the axe also in this way.
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