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Copse Glenlivet

By hwatt  
Location: Chapelton Braes, Glenlivet, Scotland.

I saw this little copse of trees clustered together below the shadow of a hill near Chapelton in Glenlivet whilst on assignment there. I realised that there was a superb sky building with lines of cloud radiating from an imaginary point. So I opted to make that imaginary point the little orange pine needled copse of trees which offered a delicate contrasting hue amongst all the greenery. Coincidentally I realised with a smile on my face and great satisfaction, the delicious textural echo of the sky in the foreground grasses. What a find it proved to be.

Tags: Sky Scotland Texture Green Hills Lines Radiating Copse Landscape and travel Glenlivet Ladder hills Chapelton braes

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flyingseale 9 400 3 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2007 11:01PM
A great sky.
Mike

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joolsb 12 27.1k 38 Switzerland
24 Dec 2007 7:47AM
This puts me in mind of that Tuscan cypress grove outside St. Quirico that everyone photographs... Smile

Nice find, Ian.
The sky makes all the difference to this image Ian, been there a couple of times and the sky really does have to be good to give life to this fairly flat area, or maybe I was just unlucky.
Beautiful detail in the fg and the trees give focus to the whole picture.

All the very best
Dougie
gerrymac 9 10 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2008 3:52PM
Matching sky and f/g,what more could you ask for
Gerry
thewaiter Plus
15 1.2k 9 England
5 Jun 2008 8:24AM
love the sky.....

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