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Bitter twist

By NEWMANP  
Well ive posted pictures of it before, but it was calling me on Sunday morning so it had to be done.
at least i walked around the wall and on to the moor so i could get a lower viewpoint. Wink not so many do. its an old friend this tree, ive known it 30 years and it never looks any older.
thanks for looking Phil

I HAVE ADDED A SECOND VERSION, BECAUSE I KNOW NOT MANY WILL HAVE SEEN THIS TREE BEFORE Smile

Have a look large just to see if it looks the same.
1/45 sec f10 iso 200 tripod 121s nd grad Raw

Tags: General Landscape and travel That tree Bigmoor

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Comments


GrahamNobles 8 9 4 England
24 Feb 2009 8:30AM
World famous that tree!
Graham

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BobbyP 10 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 8:47AM
Great Photo
Bob
Codiac 9 333 3 Northern Ireland
24 Feb 2009 9:28AM
What a great tree, wonderful light and colour, superbly captured.

Gary
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 10:13AM
Lovely pic Phil. Nice composition and light.
24 Feb 2009 10:14AM
A superb image,i like v2 the best.
Dave
aftertherain 11 4.2k 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 10:33AM
I can't resist a twisted tree Smile
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
24 Feb 2009 11:00AM
v1 for me, for the grass and that extra bit of sky.lesley
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
24 Feb 2009 12:22PM
It looks rather windswept! Two lovely images, Phil, V1's my favourite.
TrevB Smile
Quote:for the grass and that extra bit of sky
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 12:49PM
Wow a very different image beautifully done
Alexa
martinl 12 265 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 1:23PM

Quote:at least i walked around the wall and on to the moor so i could get a lower viewpoint

I've never shot from anywhere else, certainly not behind the wall!!Smile


Quote:it never looks any older
Can you say the same!Wink
NEWMANP Plus
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 1:32PM
Martin, if only i still looked 28 years old, thats when i met this fella and dont know whos had the tougher time this 30 years me or the tree,

im sure you went around, lots dont though, i even read someone say they pressed there tripod up against the wall.

are you in for the 29th march?
Phil
martin.w 14 424 22 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 1:50PM
Mine was the one pressed against the wall Phil, mainly because I didn't have time to get over it, as the light was stunning for seconds only! Like the low viewpoint though, I was thinking recently of having another go, but many morepeople seem to have had the same idea. Wink

You need to add to the Members Meets Phil, look at the drop down menus aand select members,scroll down to Members Meets and the you get the option to add a meet Smile
24 Feb 2009 2:00PM
Both wonderful impossible to have a prefrence.
NEWMANP Plus
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 2:01PM
its on there now Martin, Jeanie put it on for us this morning, thanks,

i knew you would bite about the wall Wink hey whats it matter if it gets taken again, ive seen enough shots of Glen coe this year.
Phil
martinl 12 265 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 2:05PM

Quote:if only i still looked 28 years old

You still doWink
NEWMANP Plus
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 2:14PM
only through the fractilius filter Smile lol
24 Feb 2009 5:04PM
Well, its definitely worth 30.... Prefer V1, by the way....

Keith....
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 5:39PM
I want to meet that tree Smile
V1 for me though both are good.
hellsbells8868 8 151 2 Wales
24 Feb 2009 6:27PM
Two stunning images, love that tree....
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
24 Feb 2009 6:34PM
Superb images

Stace
Lovely shots love that tree well captured.
Mark.
alansdottir 7 60 7 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2009 6:17PM
It never looks the same - but that's the moor for you! I like both of these - I'd be more than happy to have either in my pf.
You aren't the only person to call it bitter and twisted - but there's joy in them there branches, just see!
Beautiful, the color contrast, and the posture of your old friend.

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