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After the plough

By TanyaH
Taken from the top of the Wallace National Monument in Stirling (246 steps!!!!!)

Several people have commented that this looks like a painting, but it's actually a straight scan!

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: marktc, enfys, PranavMishra

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cameraman 13 227 1 England
1 Jun 2003 10:25PM
Hi Tanya, this is a most interesting picture...lines are in all directions and yet they all seem to send my eyes to the is a very powerful composition.

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TanyaH Plus
13 1.3k 375 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2003 10:46PM
Thanks Cameraman. I've just uploaded a couple of others that you might recognise ... Wink
SuziBlue 13 16.2k 10 Scotland
2 Jun 2003 12:02AM
Tanya this is fab .. I agree - it's really powerful .. even from the thumbnail I could see this was something special.

I know the Wallace Monument and a fine place it is too Grin ..
a2jlp 13 165 Scotland
4 Jun 2003 11:32AM
Tanya, this looks just like a painting! Smile I went up the Wallace Monument last year and I think I have a shot of the exact same field but at a different time of year. I'm going to hunt it down and post it.
a2jlp 13 165 Scotland
4 Jun 2003 9:10PM
Tanya, found my shot from the Wallace Monument, posting it now. Wonder how many times this field has been photographed?
durlstonp 13 638 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2003 5:33PM
Powerful shot that is far, far better than my attempts at such images. I would, personally, have preferred it if it were rotated about 7-8 so that the hedge were level (and the tree were straight) rather than the first set of furrows being level. But horses for courses.

marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2014 3:07PM
Tanya, this is a superb image and I don't understand why its had little attention. Its a strong and pleasing composition with varied textures and colours which have instant impact. A great piece of work.
TanyaH Plus
13 1.3k 375 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2014 4:21PM
Hi Mark - I've only just realized you'd commented on this image, so a very late thank you for that Smile I think this image was done back in the day when my processing skills were still in their infancy (to say the least) and I think that if I processed it nowadays, I'd do it completely differently.

But your kind comment is appreciated Grin
PranavMishra 4 52 17 India
24 Mar 2015 11:39PM
sow the seed, raise the crop and harvest..

fine image..

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