Sycamore Gap

Posted by Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 23 September 2017 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This is the tree featured in the film "Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves" starring Kevin Kostner. It is situated on Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland and stands there all alone in this dip in the wall, in front of it are the remains of a small circular "bothy" where sheep sheltered in harsh weather.
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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Stunning silhouette

23 Sep 2017 5:11am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition & silhouettes!
Lovely!

23 Sep 2017 7:29am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a fine visual statement this makes . . well seen and presented.

23 Sep 2017 8:05am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bel effet

23 Sep 2017 8:48am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice composition !

23 Sep 2017 9:03am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Splendid framing...

23 Sep 2017 9:26am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une magnifique composition

23 Sep 2017 9:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Well I guess we all have a cross to bear. Poor tree suffering a Hollywood makeover :) an excellent treatment on your part though

23 Sep 2017 10:26am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Beautiful wood and nice to know that story :-)))) Haleja.

Happy weekend my good friend.

23 Sep 2017 10:56am

Devi from Chennai, India

Superb !! Now I recall vaguely..
Aw!! The tree has acted in the movie !!
Have a happy weekend Curly:))

23 Sep 2017 11:30am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

A very nice look at this lone tree in B/W.

23 Sep 2017 11:38am

Don from Spokane, United States

This is a fine picture of this famous tree. The dip around it creates more interest and attention.

23 Sep 2017 12:35pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the contrast of tones and symmetry

23 Sep 2017 2:43pm

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Great shot! I have always intended to visit Hadrian's Wall bit I'm usually in a hurry to make the Cairnryan-Belfast ferry!

23 Sep 2017 3:10pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting history of the tree. Is Kevin around? I'd like to say hello. ;-)

23 Sep 2017 3:52pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful tree in this symmetrical setting.

23 Sep 2017 4:28pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Beautiful frame of alone tree.

23 Sep 2017 5:53pm

Brockaly from Leominster, United Kingdom

Well framed, I blame the sheep.

23 Sep 2017 8:05pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

This is beautifully done! Well composed with the tree nicely prominent is the valley.

24 Sep 2017 3:52am

STEED from D, France

Haaaan !!!!!! I Love this bare picture,Curly ......The angle,the monochrome,and this majestuous tree,alone but strong ........Excellent shot,Friend .....*****

24 Sep 2017 8:29pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Absolutely gorgeous. I love lone trees and this one is spectacular!

26 Sep 2017 2:02am

Pentax K100D
1/350 second
F/8.0
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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