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...a little copse of trees framing the snow dusted Buachaille Etive Mor on Rannoch Moor.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2/25mm ZE
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Buachaille Trees...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:20 Nov 2013 - 4:54 AM
Tags:Argyle and bute, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Scotland
Votes:Voting Disabled

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 5:08 AM

lovely....and cold looking.

Peter

joolsb
joolsb e2 Member 1027115 forum postsjoolsb vcard Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 5:20 AM

Ahhhh, so it really is possible to find a different angle on this much-photographed mountain. Wink

Nice one!

almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 5:42 AM

Lovely limited palette and a unique view of the landmark mountain. I'm not sure the trees frame it so much as attempt to obscure it but being such an inconic shape, they do cleverly delay recognition a moment, prolonging viewing time as well as injecting a lovely graphic feel to the comp. I wonder if the graphic feel would be further enhanced by having the bottom frame edge at the base of their trunks?

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
20 Nov 2013 - 5:50 AM

So great with the tiny amount of snow

Peter

iosatel
iosatel  1 Belgium
20 Nov 2013 - 6:05 AM

Just G R E A T !

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 7:11 AM

simply stunning dougie a real gem nice one Wink
andy

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 7:23 AM

Stunning indeed! Love the limited colour palette produced by the snow!

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 167 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England79 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 7:31 AM


Quote: Ahhhh, so it really is possible to find a different angle on this much-photographed mountain. Wink

Nice one!

We always seem to get the same view, it gets boring after the first 1000 almost identical images... it's nice to at last see someone avoiding the tripod holes.
Lovely wintry image, Dougie.

Alan

stevesloan
stevesloan e2 Member 4stevesloan vcard Scotland
20 Nov 2013 - 7:49 AM

Lovely picture this really nice and the exposure would not be easy.

Steve

viscostatic
viscostatic e2 Member 8viscostatic vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 8:24 AM

This is really beautiful Dougie. A masterpiece of composition.

Phil.

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 8:35 AM

Like the view point and limited palette here Dougie.
Regards Richard

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 8:36 AM

The pov makes this for me. Fantastic sight, and looking very, very cold.
Hope you're fine,
Johanna

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 8:37 AM

great comp...

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8531 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 8:43 AM


Quote: Ahhhh, so it really is possible to find a different angle on this much-photographed mountain.

What I was thinking. This is creeping up on it, spying on it through the trees. Rather than full-frontal assault, as most images are. Subtle.
I'd like to see more of the tree just peeping in on the left though. But that might then bring in another trunk, and so on...
Moira

Last Modified By mrswoolybill at 20 Nov 2013 - 8:45 AM
woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 9:03 AM


Quote: Ahhhh, so it really is possible to find a different angle on this much-photographed mountain. Wink
Nice one!

Great minds etc etc etc. The mountain looks demure, hiding behind the lace veil.

Regards
Bill

MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 991 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 9:10 AM

Away from the tripod holes....
Cold & beautiful.
Regards
Malcolm

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
20 Nov 2013 - 9:46 AM

A bit different from the usual shot of the mountain, and I love it. Winter creeping closer all the time. Moira

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 10:22 AM

Many Thanks to you all for your kind comments.

Andy special thanks my friend.

Johanna my Scottish expert so many Thanks to you for your award, treasured.

Dougie GrinGrinGrin

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 10:54 AM

The season of harshness and beauty Dougie.
Ron

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 11:29 AM

A bit different for me to see the dusting of snow on this well known landmark Dougie.
A cool shot !!
Mick.

gwynn56
gwynn56 e2 Member 378 forum postsgwynn56 vcard England
20 Nov 2013 - 11:35 AM

nice capture Smile

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 1:30 PM

Dougie I love this little pathway bot left corner taking us right into the image, skirting around those trees without a leaf in sight,then on to the main actor. Stupendous my friend.

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 1:34 PM

Beautiful
Diane

capto
capto e2 Member 21475 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 1:46 PM

Captures the coldness well, makes me shiver.Smile

ivor

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 3AnnJ vcard Scotland
20 Nov 2013 - 2:37 PM

Just love the detail and composition of this cold and frosty image. Winter is definitely upon us! Ann.

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4742 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 4:48 PM

Cracking shot !!.....lovely composition to concentrate on the trees/foreground, with the mountain behind to establish the scene...1st class !!

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2013 - 5:17 PM

Special Thanks to Ann (AnnChown) for her User Award, three in one day is a big surprise.

Thanks Again Ann.

janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
20 Nov 2013 - 8:19 PM

Looks beautiful Dougie Smile and very cold Grin
Jan

Mari
Mari e2 Member 111825 forum postsMari vcard Wales
20 Nov 2013 - 8:34 PM

Absolutely beautiful Dougie... lovely to see a fresh view of this mountain Smile

Mari

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
21 Nov 2013 - 4:21 PM

A beauty

unicorn17
unicorn17 e2 Member 6unicorn17 vcard Scotland
21 Nov 2013 - 6:38 PM

Looks bitter but beautiful ! gill

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