Reader's Lens: Seattle Times reader Yoshiki Nakamura’s photo of golden winter light through a beachfront grove

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Photographer: Yoshiki Nakamura, Seattle

Photo taken: Feb. 14, Golden Gardens Beach Park, Seattle

Photographer’s description: “The woods in Golden Gardens Beach Park provides a wonderful photo opportunity, especially in winter when leaves are fallen and branches are in silhouette. The reflected sunlight added layers of various color and brightness to the scene. I love this place and setting for photography.”

Expert says: “I’ve seen this shot in Golden Gardens a couple times and it’s always one of my favorites. I love the way the bare branches create silhouetted lines across a colorful sunset. The added bonus to this frame is the boat in the water, creating more layers and depth. I love the golden color that gives this location it’s name. Beautiful job.”

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