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...on the way up to Glencoe, one day this rock will split assunder as the power of the tree overcomes the hardness of the rck.

Camera:Nikon COOLPIX 5700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Title:A tree in a rock..
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:12 Feb 2006 - 10:12 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
Votes:32

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andytvcams
andytvcams e2 Member 1210396 forum postsandytvcams vcard United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 - 10:14 AM

Simple yet very effective.

Andy...

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pfheyes
pfheyes e2 Member 10254 forum postspfheyes vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 10:22 AM

Ditto Andy's comment above. Add to that 'a fantastic elemental mood'.

Pete

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WhiteLily
WhiteLily e2 Member 9WhiteLily vcard Finland
12 Feb 2006 - 10:25 AM

Great dramatic sky!
Cecci

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt e2 Member 10739 forum postsIanFlindt vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 10:27 AM

The art is in its sublime simplicity, the flawless composition and the superb exposure. A beautiful landscape.

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Blenkinsopp
Blenkinsopp e2 Member 9320 forum postsBlenkinsopp vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 10:30 AM

simple and effective
- works better with that sky than it would with a "fine" one

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Paul_Barr
Paul_Barr e2 Member 10544 forum postsPaul_Barr vcard Scotland
12 Feb 2006 - 10:35 AM

Fine capture Dougie. Is this the one near to the boundary between Argyll & Bute and Highland regions?

Paul

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kinfatric
kinfatric e2 Member 10550 forum postskinfatric vcard Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 10:36 AM

quite a shot Dougie with the ' mountain ash ' residing atop the rock but other than the comp' the exposure is very good

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fraser
fraser e2 Member 11631 forum postsfraser vcard Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 10:46 AM

Simple and effective.

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Tooth
Tooth e2 Member 95772 forum postsTooth vcard Ireland227 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 10:53 AM

lovely and simple, subtle light - lovely shot

Stephen

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gwyn h
gwyn h e2 Member 10432 forum postsgwyn h vcard
12 Feb 2006 - 10:56 AM

Works very well indeed Dougie. These lone rowans, safe from the deer and sheep, have always seemed to me to be the spirit of the Moor and Glencoe....you've captured it so well against that sky.

Gwyn

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 10:57 AM

Thanks to all, I was wandering through some old "negs".
Dougie

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alexberry
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12 Feb 2006 - 11:00 AM

A great eye for a fine photograph. Excellent.
Alex

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glenalva
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12 Feb 2006 - 11:07 AM

Great stuff...it looks wonderful set against that moody looking sky Smile

Alison

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Cat&Mouse
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12 Feb 2006 - 11:12 AM

Nice one!

Malik & Mary.

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DP_Imagery
DP_Imagery e2 Member 10DP_Imagery vcard Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2006 - 12:04 PM

Great composition - all the elements come together superbly. Rock plantings are one of Bonsai culture's forms and this image just shows how Bonsai really is just attempting to emulate nature in miniature. Nice one. Bruce.

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stevebutler
stevebutler e2 Member 10122 forum postsstevebutler vcard England
12 Feb 2006 - 12:08 PM

Like it! Great sky and atmosphere. Probably look good as a B&W also.

Steve!

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Camairish
Camairish e2 Member 91339 forum postsCamairish vcard Scotland
12 Feb 2006 - 1:39 PM

I know this tree well - great composition with a menacing sky. Agree with above that it would also make an excellent monochrome image,cheers,
Ian.

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daviewat
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12 Feb 2006 - 2:03 PM

Amazing it is a very powerful image in its simplicity and to convey the strength of a tree so well.

Dave

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Keelo
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12 Feb 2006 - 2:44 PM

Love the composition and moody sky, well done.

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freckles
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12 Feb 2006 - 4:43 PM

Great shot. Great composition
Andrea

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
12 Feb 2006 - 10:32 PM

Lovely colours and a great solitary feeling

Peter

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Jaye
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13 Feb 2006 - 1:15 AM

Understated and compelling.I seem to be giving no 29 clicks today well next one will be able to turn you over...Great shot..Judith

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tg
tg e2 Member 1086 forum poststg vcard Scotland
13 Feb 2006 - 2:54 AM

Have an RC on me mate. This rock always amazes me and often draws my eye of the road as I pass it. Well captured.
Tg.

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 11256 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2006 - 3:53 AM

Great comp. and lighting Dougie.
Would make a great mono conversion.
Martin

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scottishphototours
scottishphototours e2 Member 112604 forum postsscottishphototours vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2006 - 9:10 AM

I've passed this tree for years waiting on a sky like that - damn !

Sublime Douglas, well done.

Andy.

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simon butterworth
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13 Feb 2006 - 11:18 AM

That is a cracking sky.
Great composition.

Simon

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2006 - 11:46 AM

Cheers Simon, looking at it now, I wish I had a 3 part pano, but there it is, maybe another time.

Dougie

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