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My favourite Lochan with the most photographed tree in Scotland.

Camera:Nikon COOLPIX 5700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Built in Zoom
Recording media:digital
Title:Lochan
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:5 Jan 2005 - 11:50 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
Votes:52

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phowtow
phowtow e2 Member 1046 forum postsphowtow vcard
5 Jan 2005 - 11:53 AM

great shot, i really like the feel of b+w mountainous landscape.

certainly gets my click.

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Paul_Barr
Paul_Barr e2 Member 10544 forum postsPaul_Barr vcard Scotland
5 Jan 2005 - 11:55 AM

Can see why it's your favourite Dougie. Wonderful light and reflections. Works well in B&W.

Paul

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riprap007
riprap007 e2 Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2005 - 11:57 AM

great capture and tones

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pebbles
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5 Jan 2005 - 11:58 AM

This is just fabulous, I would be proud to have taken a shot like this.

Alethea

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andytvcams
andytvcams e2 Member 1210396 forum postsandytvcams vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2005 - 11:59 AM

Looks stunning when viewed full size,quality work.

Andy...

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gwyn h
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5 Jan 2005 - 12:01 PM

Works extremely well in B&W Dougie, super shot.

Gwyn

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LAF
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5 Jan 2005 - 12:03 PM

Simply beautiful.

Lee.

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devon-photographic

Absolutely gorgeous. Click
Jules

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gemeit
gemeit e2 Member 1078 forum postsgemeit vcard Scotland
5 Jan 2005 - 12:28 PM

Large version is stunning

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clairabella
5 Jan 2005 - 12:29 PM

Stunning, first time I've seen a B&W version of this - works wonderfully.
Claire

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snoops
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5 Jan 2005 - 12:41 PM

Spot on

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cooky
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5 Jan 2005 - 12:43 PM

Certainly done the tree justice! Beauty of an image.
Kath

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highlander
highlander  1132 forum posts Scotland
5 Jan 2005 - 12:44 PM

Hello Dougie, another fine shot coming from the spiritual home of landscape photographers...the tree featurs well as does Blackmount, in fact the monotone shot gives the light a late winter early evening feel. Nice shot.
Doug.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2005 - 1:07 PM

Many many thanks to you all for such kind comments.
I always loved black and white even way back in the days when there was no choice. There just seems to be a wee bit extra drama to mono that colour lacks.
All the best to you all
And thanks again, Dougie

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bassan
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5 Jan 2005 - 1:09 PM

Just lovely!!!

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flossie
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5 Jan 2005 - 1:33 PM

B&w seemed a strange choice when I first opened this but it works really well with the scene, georgous shot, very dramatic

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KevS
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5 Jan 2005 - 1:39 PM

I running out of things to say yet another great photograph.

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itsasetamendi
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5 Jan 2005 - 1:40 PM

Wonderful. You're right, the black and white just adds that little bit extra here.
Gareth

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jules41
jules41 e2 Member 10197 forum postsjules41 vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2005 - 1:41 PM

Fabulous shot Douglas,i love this in b&w,so different and the tree makes it for me.excellent work,well done
julie

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12359 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2005 - 1:44 PM

Simply superb winter image, works well in b/w.

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PaulJ
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5 Jan 2005 - 2:10 PM

Outstanding, works for me in B+W.

Regards
Paul.

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Maverick
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5 Jan 2005 - 2:18 PM

Excellent image. B&W really shows this image at it's best. Click
Gary

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mr g
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5 Jan 2005 - 2:21 PM

A simply superb shot - great B&W
Rob

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twoof
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5 Jan 2005 - 2:34 PM

Lovely pic, well suited to b&w - the sort of pic back in darkroom days that would give you an excited buzz as it appears in the developer tray! Well done.
Tony.

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noelyboy
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5 Jan 2005 - 2:38 PM

Definately deserves the RC!

Get this printed - it's stunning!

Click

Noel

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wing
wing e2 Member 11453 forum postswing vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2005 - 3:05 PM

A stunning shot.
Superb in every way. Excellent choice to put it up in b&w.

congrat's on the RC.

Paul

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2005 - 3:08 PM

A superb photo, one I'd be proud to have taken, great work.
Geoff.

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rogerbryan
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5 Jan 2005 - 4:39 PM

Works very well indeed as a B&W.
Great location & a Great shot.

Roger

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stevie
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5 Jan 2005 - 10:43 PM

Excellent monochrome landscape

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claret
claret e2 Member 1049 forum postsclaret vcard England
6 Jan 2005 - 12:39 AM

Ditto all the above, Dougie. Wonderful shot.
Click Iain

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simon butterworth
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6 Jan 2005 - 12:41 AM

Fantastic light, the beautiful tone gives this shot real mood. stunning!
Simon.

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ajhollingbery
ajhollingbery e2 Member 11106 forum postsajhollingbery vcard England
6 Jan 2005 - 4:56 AM

A trully superb monochrome - full tonal range with crisp blacks and clear whites.

Andy

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pfheyes
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6 Jan 2005 - 8:05 AM

This is exquisite!

Pete

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tartanlady
tartanlady e2 Member 1158 forum poststartanlady vcard Scotland
7 Jan 2005 - 3:00 AM

My favourite lochan too Dougie, the B&W works well, lovely reflections on the still water.
Louise
Doug is back at work today, hope he can get these days off again when there is a bit of sunshine about!

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2005 - 11:28 AM

Thanks Louise, but what is this sunshine thing, I have fague memories of that.
Let's hope we see it soon
Dougie

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markthompson
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8 Jan 2005 - 3:21 AM

Stunning B&W snowscape, well taken.
Mark

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philhowe
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9 Jan 2005 - 2:50 PM

Its a corker Dougie, and great to see a b/w version of this scene, one heck of a portfolio by the way, cheers

Phil

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owenclarke
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22 Jan 2005 - 4:05 PM

works really well in bw, nice one

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Falconer
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30 Jan 2005 - 11:38 AM

great black and white pic

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mipettin
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1 Feb 2005 - 5:14 AM

Excellent - a common tree - but an uncommon photograph - seen this view so many times but this is a stand out. Excellent, Click, Martin

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2005 - 12:10 PM

Ssssh Martin, you must never call this tree common, often photographed, never common. The tree fairies will get you if you come up here.
Thanks for the nice comment I loved the expierience when I saw this and the buzz when it looked the same in the computer darkroom. I do miss the slippy soles on my shoes from the fixer in the old wet darkrooms, I used to slide all over the place as a lad in Edinburgh when I came out the darkroom and it had been raining. That was the only "chemicals" you used in my time.
All the best
Dougie

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thewaiter
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22 Jun 2005 - 3:05 AM

quality image Doug looks great in B+W

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flakeyflower
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6 Oct 2005 - 2:10 AM

Great, better in BW :o)

Flakey

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