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Another from the weekend of madness...the weather was a little better at this time than earlier in the day, with the sun peeping through occasionally Smile

Please give me comments good or bad...if you view and dont like it please tell me why except because it's the same tree everyone does;o)

thanks everyone for taking the time

Angie x

Camera:Canon EOS350D
Lens:EF-S 18-55 II usm
Title:Lonely Tree
Username:beaniebabe beaniebabe
Uploaded:9 Nov 2006 - 8:55 PM
Tags:General, Landscape / travel, Rannoch moor, Rowardennan06, Tree
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IainF
IainF  7
9 Nov 2006 - 8:59 PM

Very good colours; reminds me of a place very dear to me.

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DouglasLatham

Great shot there Angie

Dougie

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 9:04 PM

great shot, with great light.


CLIX

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hotchef23
hotchef23  7134 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Nov 2006 - 9:05 PM

cracking compostion love teh colours you can feel teh atmosphere
lovely
ERic

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 9:20 PM

Lovely light in this one missus. It was great the way the light was dancing around and dappling the landscape and you've caught that just right, lovey work.

Paul ;-D

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juldon
juldon  1078 forum posts England
9 Nov 2006 - 9:42 PM

Great light on the hillside nice shot, Angie.

Julie

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beaniebabe
9 Nov 2006 - 9:43 PM

thanks guys Smile


Angie x

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geoffwd
geoffwd  8 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2006 - 9:43 PM

Beautiful almost haunting image

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 8
9 Nov 2006 - 9:48 PM

1st class shot.love the composition,colours and detail
Pauline

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debster
debster  9693 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 9:59 PM

Beautiful in its simplicity - love the light and tones.

Debbie

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robertb
robertb  8 Canada
9 Nov 2006 - 10:00 PM

Lighting and colours are really effective - beautiful photo.

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robertb
robertb  8 Canada
9 Nov 2006 - 10:00 PM

Lighting and colours are really effective - beautiful photo.

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tonyheps
tonyheps  111 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 10:11 PM

One day someone's going to take a dingy up to the moor and cut this tree down - but till then it will always get my vote!

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Phil_Morgan
9 Nov 2006 - 10:15 PM

Beautiful shot this. Really nice mood to it, wish it was mine! Maybe would frame the tree slightly more off centre, and run the image through neat image or noise ninja. Just observations though cos this is a fine capture.

Phil.

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beaniebabe
9 Nov 2006 - 10:19 PM

Cheers guys Smile...tony what an idea ;o)

Phil thank you very much for you advice....but it's bad enough trying to do PS ;o)...I get confused very easily :o)))

Angie x

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scottishphototours

Angie,

It's OK, but I always prefer the shot with the Black Mount behind - so much more dramatic than this view I always think.

I'd have included the sky - it looks to be more dramatic than the foreground here.

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 10:39 PM

Wonderful colours you've captured in this shot.
Think I would have put the tree off centre though.
I must be the only person that doesn't know this tree, but then I don't get out too much.
Hilary

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MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 81059 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 10:43 PM

Superb colours Angie, great clarity, but the tree is a bit central for me

malcolm

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ben_stubbens
9 Nov 2006 - 10:45 PM

Lovely photo angie!
Ben x

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 10:45 PM

I don't mind the positioning of the tree Angie. Anyway, don't forget to change your tag to 'rowardennan06' though.

Paul

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beaniebabe
9 Nov 2006 - 10:53 PM

thanks guys Smile

Paul I dont mind either, but when looking at them in the car it did cross my mind about it being to central.

I keep typing the wrong tag :o(((

Angie x

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bexter
bexter  999 forum posts Scotland
9 Nov 2006 - 11:06 PM

Fantastic light Angie, it all disappeared when we got there! I love the tones in this, very peaceful looking.

Bex

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martin.w e2 Member 12350 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 11:08 PM

Glad to award you an RC, a lovely image.

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beaniebabe
9 Nov 2006 - 11:08 PM

thanks Bex Smile

...you should of walked quicker ;o)))..lol...

thank you Martin Smile

Angie x

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Nigel_95 e2 Member 8259 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 11:24 PM

I like the light on the slope in the background, the colours and the sky. Lovely shot.

Nigel

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Gecko e2 Member 725 forum postsGecko vcard Australia
9 Nov 2006 - 11:33 PM

What a doozie! Love it! Pam

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2006 - 1:29 AM

What incredible lighting, Angie. Makes the whole thing shine gloriously. Personally I'm not bothered by the tree being in the centre - it's balanced by the formation of the ?rocks ?hillocks just in front of the next stretch of water and brings the bg and the fg together. I fink. What am I blathering about! But you know what I mean 8-]

A real beauty of a shot 8-]

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PatrickSmith
10 Nov 2006 - 6:22 AM

Even I know about 'the tree.' I especially like the backlighting here. Can't see any problems to critique.

Patrick

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2006 - 7:23 AM

Wonderful tones and lighting.Superb shot.
Tom.

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beaniebabe
10 Nov 2006 - 7:47 AM

Thank you very much one and all Smile

Angie x

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vparmar  9 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2006 - 8:12 AM

lovely tones and lighting - well captured

vinny

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colin
colin  9697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2006 - 8:30 AM

Jealous about the lighting 8-(
It was grey and dreich when we visited this spot.
I quite like the central positioning of the tree.
Colin

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beaniebabe
10 Nov 2006 - 8:34 AM

thank you vinny and Colin Smile

Angie x

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ktcam  9457 forum posts Scotland
10 Nov 2006 - 8:39 AM

For someone who thinks they can't do 'landscape shots' I think you got it wrong! This is a beautiful image. The light and composition are just right. I don't see anything wrong with the tree in the centre as it seems to me, that it is precicely where it should be! Nice shot Angie Smile
k

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beaniebabe
10 Nov 2006 - 8:48 AM

Thanks katie Smile

Angie x

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sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2006 - 8:49 AM

There you go ... have faith in yerself missus Wink

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beaniebabe
10 Nov 2006 - 9:05 AM

:-P...I only have the faith my friends provide ;o)

Angie x

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RoddBC  840 forum posts United States
10 Nov 2006 - 9:34 AM

Well spotted and timed just right for the light! The tree is perfect for composition to me. Great capture Angie.

Rodd

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VintageRed
10 Nov 2006 - 10:04 AM

Hi Angie - I like this although the tree is a little centrally placed. That said, I guess you were caught by the dilemma of good light on the b.g. to the left and on the rock in the f.g. on the right. Nick.

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glenalva  8324 forum posts Scotland
10 Nov 2006 - 10:27 AM

Lovely light and colours, great looking sky too.

Ali

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jeanie e2 Member 105967 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2006 - 1:23 PM

The capture of the sunshine on the moor is what wins here - fabulous capture Angie!
I too took my shot this way as taking it the "traditional way" with the mountain in the background would have been pretty useless being as the sunlight (and the rainbow) was in this direction. You should be proud of this matey.

Jeanie

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beaniebabe
10 Nov 2006 - 3:49 PM

Thank you very much everybody Smile

Angie x

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viscostatic
10 Nov 2006 - 5:23 PM

Beautiful lighting and colours. Excellent exposure throughout.

Phil.

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TeresaH
TeresaH  91116 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Nov 2006 - 6:32 PM

What a great looking tree. Nicely captured with the foreground reeds.

Teresa

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