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...we've lost two trees on the moor within a year of each other. I found this image while doing a clear out. It's been reported already by another photographer. Phil Restan on this site, this is my tribute only.

Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Tribute to another tree down...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:7 Feb 2012 - 8:52 AM
Tags:Highlands, Landscape / travel, Rannoch moor, Scotland
Votes:Voting Disabled

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 8:56 AM

A good find and tribute to the tree Dougie, good light and tones too.
Regards Richard

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:29 AM

Almost as if the one was pining for the other.
Regards
Bill

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:45 AM

This location would not be the same without the tree, and you captured a good one here Dougie.
regards
Yung

MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 8MalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:51 AM

We also lost recently the remains of the old pier at Loch Etive - it just added to the atmosphere of that wonderful part of Scotland.
Malcolm

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 10:00 AM

The old pier didn't fall down Malcolm, the need for a new pier down there to remove trees as cheaply as possible caused the old pier to be demolished, it was stacked against a wall the last time i was able to get all the way down there without dodging giant machinery.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 10:09 AM

Always sad when one loses a well recognised natural feature in such a landscape, esp. when it's a tree. I think I have seen a similar image from Phil previously.
Ronnie.

BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff e2 Member 7191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 12:04 PM

Very fine shot, Dougie

johnjrp
johnjrp e2 Member 10424 forum postsjohnjrp vcard Australia4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 1:08 PM

Such lovely rich colours. Great photo Doug. John

fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 1:10 PM

Fine light and your favourite winter tones Dougie. The horizon looks off but I guess that's just the slope of the ground (never visited the tree myself - I guess it's a pleasure I will now have to forego).

Fraser

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 1:31 PM

What a shame these old trees have to fall down but I guess that's life. Wonderful colours here though Dougie!
Ann

irishdomo1
7 Feb 2012 - 2:14 PM

great light and lead in lines

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 2:43 PM

At least you have the pictures to prove it was there once............Sandy

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 4:10 PM

Fraser the moor does drop away to the east here, I was very conscious of the horizon.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 4:29 PM

good lead in with the stream, one cant help liking old trees that are wrinkled and mishapen. I like the rich tones in this picture

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4395 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 5:03 PM

A 'requiem' in glorious colour methinks !!!!.

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 5:39 PM

Fitting tribute to an old un, Dougie
Ron.

pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 7:19 PM

Very nice Dougie!

Rgds
Paul

Emu72
Emu72  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 7:28 PM

Nice Dougie,

Gutted I never bagged myself a shot, purely cos I could never find the damn thing Tongue

Thanks for sharing. . . a great tribute!

Regards
Tim

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
7 Feb 2012 - 8:03 PM

A tough season for trees, but well preserved

Peter

Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 426 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales32 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 8:35 PM

Lovely image. Youll just have to clone the tree back in from now onSmile
Alun

Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8259 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:41 PM

That is such a shame Dougie. After looking for several years, I had to be shown where it was in 2010. I'm glad now that I was.

Nigel

Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:43 PM

Nice reminder Doug.
Tom.

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2012 - 10:29 PM

Standing proud, reaching for the sky, that casts a wonderful light upon it. Well captured, lovely image.
Johanna

Mari
Mari e2 Member 101825 forum postsMari vcard Wales
15 Feb 2012 - 9:48 AM

It just shows the importance of photography to record these wonderful old trees for posterity!, beautiful image Dougie

Mari

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