Danny's Tree...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...had a part in a Robin Hood movie a few years ago, although Hadrian's Wall is a long way from Sherwood Forrest.
'Danbran' took me to his favourite parts of the wall and we had a great walk and some wonderful banter.

Monochrome conversion from Colour Raw File.

Tags: Landscape and travel

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22 Jun 2009 5:34PM
brilliant good everything, the composition is exquisite

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rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
22 Jun 2009 5:42PM
Simply stated Doug, love the mono. Ron.
JohnDyer 10 67 2 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 5:45PM
great composition

carterart 12 74 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 5:45PM
Different for you and it is a stunner. One for the wall for sure. Looks great large...
Cheers Claire.
woodrow 9 153 Scotland
22 Jun 2009 5:47PM
a change of style here Dougie - i like it

good story!

meercat 7 278 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 5:47PM
Stunning composition and shot, 5 stars
mrswoolybill Plus
9 984 1498 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 5:55PM
But did you stump up for the photographic rights? Danny usually carries a ticket machine.
Good one, glad you enjoyed our bit of England.
22 Jun 2009 5:57PM
nice shot i tried to get this 1 a few wks ago but as i crossed a bog with two labradors bounding around and loving it and me up to me ankles in mud i gave up when i came across the fence with no holes in it so turned around and walked back across the bog ! times like those i wished i had a nice big zoom lens in stead of my 18-55mm

anyway gr8 shot well done like the B/W

woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 5:57PM
A strong silhouette against that sky - the cloud formation seems almost to emanate from the tree. I hope Danny didn't charge too much for the privilege Smile
daviewat 12 4.1k Scotland
22 Jun 2009 5:58PM
Just had a wicked image of you prancing about in green tights !!!!!!!!!!!!!! brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr just shaking t hat out my head now Smile

Love the simple graphic nature of this Smile

Do not know why it reminds me a wee ditty i heard years ago.

"In yonder field there stood a coo its no there noo it must ha shifted"

As I walked up the street I thought I saw a coo it was a Bull be God.

newy17 10 273 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 6:06PM
Different Dougie but good Smile works well in mono.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
22 Jun 2009 6:36PM
Very good comp and toning Doug.
Melanie_M 11 168 9 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 6:55PM
This is the wall hanger not just for you, but one to hang on many a wall. Finely spotted and well worked in B&W. Simple and symbolic.
MalcolmM Plus
11 551 5 Scotland
22 Jun 2009 7:07PM
Great sky helps make a great mono - excellent.
Portknockie 12 48 Scotland
22 Jun 2009 7:25PM
Had a sit under it some years ago now Dougie....superb comp and works so well in B/W...

22 Jun 2009 8:15PM
Very atmospheric and moody. have a RC on me
Hebe 9 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 8:34PM
Beautifully composed and captured.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 8:44PM
excellent composition
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 8:59PM
Beautiful atmosphere.

pennyspike 13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 9:17PM
Stands out well even from the thumbnail. Sky is a perfect foil the tree and foreground.
MNPHOTO 8 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 9:58PM
landandlight 10 46 Scotland
22 Jun 2009 11:23PM
That is one STUNNING shot. Well done.
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
22 Jun 2009 11:30PM
Thats why your photography stands out Dougie. Absolutely stunning.
Gernot 8 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 11:42PM
Well done.
23 Jun 2009 3:30AM
This is awesome. Really creative shot. Great in b/w and love the composition Dougie.........Sandy
johnjrp 12 432 5 Australia
23 Jun 2009 3:43AM
Lovely composition.
Caledonia 10 2 Scotland
23 Jun 2009 5:38AM
Oh! so atmospheric in the mono! Super shot.
terry_cavner 11 332 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2009 7:09AM
23 Jun 2009 7:44AM
How much did you pay him for the licence??? Wink
Excellent composition, the black hills frame it nicely, showing the grandeur of the landscape well. The three is fabulously silhouetted against the sky, one can almost count the leaves! (IF LOOKED LARGE!)
Well done my friend,
thewaiter Plus
15 1.2k 9 England
23 Jun 2009 7:47AM
can't add anything extra to whats been said already.. quality capture.
GrahamNobles 8 9 4 England
23 Jun 2009 10:52AM
Some very well deserved support and comments on this wonderful mono, Dougie. So well done!
Bodiewil 9 46 Wales
23 Jun 2009 11:52AM
Absolutely amazing work Dougie
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2009 1:50PM
Beautifully captured and processed.
23 Jun 2009 2:43PM
Powerful image Dougie. Less is definitely more here.
Tandberg 13 1.2k 2 England
23 Jun 2009 5:56PM
Simple enough dougie and i like it for that reason
Lockhart 10 6 United States
25 Jun 2009 4:12PM
A masterpiece that I would love to hang on my wall!

Full of symbolism, found in the female "V" that frames the Tree. The bold and magnificent sky just adds to the appeal of the work.

Best regards,

Really striking and dramatic.

Barbaraj 9 450 England
26 Jun 2009 5:53PM
Great clouds and good in B & W.
Sean_Dillon 7 2 2 England
6 Jan 2010 5:14PM
The sky sets this sillhouette of perfectly, well done.

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