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"That Tree"

By RonnieAG
Another shot of this oft photographed tree at Milarrochy Bay on Loch Lomond but given a slightly different treatment.

My thanks to all who commented on my last posting......."Why Do I Get That Sinking Feeling?"


(PS. I have put it's position on the map within about 3 to 4 metres of accuracy........R)

Tags: Landscape Scotland Loch lomond Silhouette Sepia toning Yachts Lone tree Digitally altered Milarrochy bay Landscape and travel Luss hills on western shore

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mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
11 Sep 2012 12:14AM
Given it a good moody,atmospheric look to it here Ronnie !!
Good processing.
Good shot.

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Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 12:26AM
Picked this out from Gallery as an image I liked not knowing it was yours.
I love the shape of the tree and it stands proudly against your sepia b/g.
An image with impact!
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
11 Sep 2012 12:39AM
You never fail to surprise me.
fantastic treatment for this fine composition.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
11 Sep 2012 1:03AM
I like this with the square crop-- and the processing is remarkable!
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
11 Sep 2012 1:05AM
A classic 'lone tree' image and perfectly composed. Sepia makes it permanent in bronze. TG
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
11 Sep 2012 1:36AM
Isn't it incredible where a tree will grow. Then you plant one in your yard and it can die. Makes no sense. Lovely processing here Ronnie............Sandy
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
11 Sep 2012 5:59AM
A wonderful silhouette, Ronnie, and the presentation suits it well, great capture. Carol
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
11 Sep 2012 7:06AM
I find this a very pleasing composition the toning works really well.

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 8:00AM
Love that sepia toning for this wonderful composition.
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
11 Sep 2012 8:06AM
All on its lonesome..........Grin
Tibetan 5 3 England
11 Sep 2012 8:08AM
Good colour choice and that oak will be a lovely tree one day in a nice setting, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
11 Sep 2012 8:15AM
"within 3 to 4 metres accuracy" GrinGrin love the comment.

Excellent composition as always, Ronnie, and it works well in the square format. The toning looks particularly good on the sky/clouds and far hills, and the darkness of the silhouette pulls the tree forward to give a lovely depth to the image. And a mention for the sailing boats - very small but give some important detail on the right of the image. Top work again.

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 8:21AM
great processing here
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
11 Sep 2012 8:35AM
Defined silhouette Ronnie, popular I'm sure.
Ray42 9 3 England
11 Sep 2012 8:49AM
A very good image - like the crop and processing
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 8:52AM
A brilliant composition and capture Ronnie - love the colouring!
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 9:25AM
Excellent comp. Ronnie, the tree is positioned just right and with good background and sky detail.
The sepia tone and framing complete a very accomplished image.

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
11 Sep 2012 9:36AM
Good work again Ronnie....Like the toning on this one...

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 9:47AM
Final result is superb and let's face it - trees make excellent subjects
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 9:49AM
Nice tones.
11 Sep 2012 10:22AM
Would have preferred it just a teeny with lighter Ronnie. Other than that - great image.SmileSmile

11 Sep 2012 11:44AM
Good one of this much photographed tree one of the best i have seen the sky background makes it mefinks

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 1:37PM
It's all been said - and I agree with it all! Smile Excellent work Ronnie!
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
11 Sep 2012 1:58PM
Yes top work Ronnie both in composition and treatment.
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 3:42PM
Excellent processing Ronnie. It really works for this fine shot.
Agree with all of the above...and some. Ronnie you did well as you always do. nice one.

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 4:09PM
Your photography is somewhat like mine in many ways Ronnie. As the saying goes in the brilliant and highly amusing film, 'Forrest Gump' "Life is like a box of chocolates, you just don't know what your are going to get" Each day is like turning over a page in compilation of the finest photographs, looking in wonder, and being enthused and driven into capturing that image that may or may never come along. Fortunately for you my friend you have a whole heap of them.

Regards Nathan
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 4:11PM
Wonderful the composition
and just love lone trees!!
like the sepia tones
saltireblue Plus
7 7.8k 33 Norway
11 Sep 2012 4:36PM
Absolutely bloomin' marvellous, Ronnie. The comp, depth to the image, lighting, processing...all is spot on for me.

AlanWillis 8 67 England
11 Sep 2012 4:55PM
Gorgeous Ronnie
geffers7 Plus
7 51 1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 5:17PM
Nice tones on this one Ronnie - like it.
11 Sep 2012 5:31PM
Brilliant image Ronnie, great treatment, and one of your very best of its kind.

John Smile
11 Sep 2012 5:57PM
This is a real stunner Ronnie.
Excellent choice of toning.

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 6:03PM
Like this! Great colour and great comp.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
11 Sep 2012 6:36PM
A fine take on this iconic tree, love the sepia toning
11 Sep 2012 7:35PM
Love the sepia tones Ronnie, great crop too mate.
Nigel_95 Plus
12 262 2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 7:47PM
Love the composition, sky, and processing Ronnie.

jdinne 14 16 England
11 Sep 2012 7:54PM
Wonderful silhouetted tree Ronnie set against the wonderful sepia landscape. Great composition and processing.

NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
11 Sep 2012 8:55PM
Good processing Ronnie gives the picture impact.
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
11 Sep 2012 8:56PM
Wonderful shot...loved everything about it! Ann.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.0k 1996 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 8:59PM
Attractive silhouette of the tree, Ronnie, and nice treatment too.
11 Sep 2012 9:24PM
Love this one lovely tones
11 Sep 2012 9:38PM
Stunning image Ronnie, beautiful processing.
such a good image Ronnie, sepia suits it down to the ground! (or water as it happens!)
exposure Plus
13 5.5k England
14 Sep 2012 7:01PM
Lovely light & toning Ronnie & tree placement.
UrbaneMagick 6 172 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 8:21PM
fantastic Ronnie............. what a tree to find..perfect.


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