Lone Tree - Glencoe

By wolfy
Finally after going up to Glencoe for about 6yrs now I managed to find this tree!! (Thanks to Jeanie for pointing it out on google maps for me lol)

The weather was pretty awful for the 3 days I was there last week, in fact this was taken as I was arriving up the A82 and was the best light of the 3 days!

It was sooo windy I was holding down my tripod to stop it from blowing away! Oh and thanks to Jeanie for reminding me to take my wellies to get down to this location, however for anyone else thinking of going soon, forget the wellies you need a kayak Smile

Tags: Scotland Rainbow Glencoe Mountain Moor Highlands Lone tree Landscape and travel Wolfy

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Beautiful image - well done !


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23 Oct 2011 5:37PM
Great light like the position of the tree, nice one

23 Oct 2011 5:41PM
Terrific shot!

marktc Plus
6 96 14 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 5:52PM
Absolute stunner, well worth the effort and one for this weeks shortlist
23 Oct 2011 6:04PM
wow - fabulos atmosphere and love the light on the tree. Smile
Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
23 Oct 2011 6:40PM
Wow Wolfy!! What a fantastic image, very dramatic with that light and an extra treat with the rainbow! Love it Smile

23 Oct 2011 6:47PM
Wonderful dramatic image.

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.7k 148 England
23 Oct 2011 8:01PM
Very dramatic. Great colours. Love the kayak comment GrinGrin

Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
23 Oct 2011 9:07PM
A lovely image, very dramatic...........Sandy
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 12:29AM
outstanding image Rog ,i was hoping you would have fair weather Sad
just looks amazing Wink
paulcr Plus
12 1.5k 9 Ireland
24 Oct 2011 12:33AM
Stunning. Worth the wait and the trek Smile
geffers7 Plus
6 46 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 9:28AM
Fantastic light - really dramatic image.
Stunning image - so very beautiful and well worth the effort -we have the kayak if anyone wants to come and get it lol..Jo
24 Oct 2011 6:25PM
Great image and good to see a different angle on the tree with that rainbow an added bonus. Excellent.
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2011 12:25PM
Extraordinary light on the moorland grasses - and that beautiful rainbow!
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
26 Oct 2011 9:45AM
A stunning shot. So moody and atmospheric.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
26 Oct 2011 6:30PM
Well worth the long wait to find it Wolfy, great moody light and tones
Niknut Plus
6 1.4k 71 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2011 3:37PM
Cracking shot !.....love the drama in this, from the heavy sky/ rainbow/ golden colors....love it !!
jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 4:17PM
thats the last time I give you a location if you are going to come back with this sort of stuff! harumph! Tongue

(only joking and jealous!)
Mynett Plus
8 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 4:26PM
one of the very best ever of this location a stunning piece of work
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
1 Nov 2011 7:00PM
Guess I forgot to vote on my first visit to this, sorry.
Regards Richard
3 Nov 2011 7:45AM
Do't bother going down here again, the tree is well and truly blown down. It's been dead for a few years now and the last big storm just blew it away.

Another sad lone tree gone for good.

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