In landscape photography land is obviously important. However it is the combination of "ideal light for that land and the land itself" which makes better images. Don't you think?

A photograph of the land without the resonance provided by sympathetic light can provide us with little more than a record.
— David Ward

I was obviously attracted to this majestic tree hence decided to stop at the lay-by. Made this record shot in The Trossachs National Park. We decided to have a snack and in next 5 minutes or so the clouds parted giving us this view....

Sony A7ii + Loxia 50mm. Handheld. Please click the image for a larger view.