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Amazing dawn light illuminating the lighthouse at Chanonry point on the Moray Firth.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:16-35mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Chanonry
Username:simon butterworth simon butterworth
Uploaded:12 Nov 2007 - 7:01 PM
Tags:Architecture, Chanonry point, Landscape / travel, Lighthouse, Moray firth, Scotland
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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:03 PM

very intense

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Scott_Scot
12 Nov 2007 - 7:04 PM

Wot no dolphins???

Beautiful shot though Simon!

Scotty

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AidanT
AidanT  749 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 7:04 PM

Absolutley fabulous, the light on the lighthouse gives real focal polint to this photo

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paulstefan
12 Nov 2007 - 7:04 PM

Gorgeous light
Paul..

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RogH
RogH  7 England
12 Nov 2007 - 7:04 PM

Great light, great capture

Roger

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:05 PM

Fantastic light Simon.
Tom.

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uggyy
uggyy  82104 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:06 PM

With light like that how can you go wrong Wink Not that you would.

Tommy

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tonyheps
tonyheps  111 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:07 PM

You said it, stunning lioght and sky.

regards tony

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NeilM
NeilM e2 Member 7NeilM vcard England
12 Nov 2007 - 7:09 PM

stunning light here Simon.

Neil

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andytvcams
andytvcams  1110396 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 7:10 PM

Outstanding.

Andy...

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12352 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:13 PM

Amazing indeed, nicely picking out the land against the grey water and sky.

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newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 7:16 PM

fantastic light captured here simon stunning shot,,
ian

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JohnParminter
12 Nov 2007 - 7:17 PM

Light in heavy cloud, I'll go for a bit of that Simon.
John

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:19 PM

gorgeous light great shot Smile

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Stewy
Stewy e2 Member 7101 forum postsStewy vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:22 PM

Fabulous light. Great capture.

Martyn

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 7:30 PM

Beautiful image. Great light and composition.
Regards Cheesey

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:31 PM

Absolutely stunning wonderful light

Brian.........................

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PaulHolloway
PaulHolloway e2 Member 7PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:31 PM

Stunning image

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stevebutler
12 Nov 2007 - 7:54 PM

Wonderful shot Simon. The lighthouse really stands out against that great sky.

Steve!

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GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:57 PM

Well captured light
Glynnis

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robs
robs  11660 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:58 PM

Oh now this is superb! I love it, the light, the sky... perfect!!!! Did you get any dolphins jumping about whilst you were there?

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Andrekarl
Andrekarl  8 South Africa
12 Nov 2007 - 8:01 PM

Fantastic light and capture. Love the simplicity too. Well done.

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simon butterworth

Thanks for the C&C's everyone.

Hi Rob,
no dolphins unfortunately but my every move was scrutinsed by several seals, I am sure I could here them laughing when my wellies got filled up!!

Simon

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phillips
phillips  869 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:07 PM

Moray Firth Simon!

Great shot of a spot I know well.

Guy

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ashley
ashley  10167 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:09 PM

nice light & colours

Ash

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
12 Nov 2007 - 8:16 PM

What beautiful light,fine imaGE.

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simon butterworth

Guy,

Thank you for pointing out that terrible mistake.
Unforgiveable, I should know better!

Simon (in shame)

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LisaRose
LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:22 PM

Great capture of this beautifully lit place.

Lisa

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JouŠo
JouŠo  1056 forum posts Finland
12 Nov 2007 - 8:27 PM

talk about fabulous light.......

great camera work again, Simon......

jouko

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111997 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:44 PM

One word ... tiptoptastic Wink

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Valerie1
Valerie1 e2 Member 666 forum postsValerie1 vcard Northern Ireland
12 Nov 2007 - 8:48 PM

Lovely lighting on the lighthouse and the dark sky makes it stand out well.
Valerie

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edrhodes
edrhodes  9521 forum posts United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:49 PM

Light to die for Simon, brill...

Ed.

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wamp
wamp  8276 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 9:15 PM

What lovely light and colour. Like the triangle of orange and the way the tones from the water almost match the tones from the sky - lovely

Sean

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 9:31 PM

Wonderful moment, supremely taken Simon. Ron.

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thewaiter
thewaiter  121177 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 9:38 PM

Beautifully captured simon

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
12 Nov 2007 - 9:38 PM

A beauty...

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dathersmith
12 Nov 2007 - 10:05 PM

Amazing light indeed, nice composition too.

Darren.

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toonboy
toonboy  975 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 10:17 PM

Wow great POV and light Simon

Regards Ken

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Eric_Hendershot
12 Nov 2007 - 10:20 PM

Some amazing light it is, Simon and that dark brooding sky really brings it to life. Excellent work.

Eric

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 10:36 PM

Spectacular.

Keith

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 10:50 PM

I reckon you must carry that magical light around with you, Simon. Reach your destination, set up the camera, open up the light bag and out it flows. Out of this world...as ever.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 5:45 AM

I must agree with the last comment, your work is well marked by the high quality of the light you always seem to command from the sky, beautifully composed as well, my friend, very elegant image.

All the very best
Dougie

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 5:54 AM

stunning piece of photography
chris

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton e2 Member 10144 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 10:02 AM

Light on the light.

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keith_yorkie
13 Nov 2007 - 11:15 AM

Nice one Simon....

Keith....

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sneazy
sneazy  1074 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 12:45 PM

As you say - GREAT light!

Mark

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 10:00 PM

Stunning light and colours Simon.

Nigel

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LesF
LesF e2 Member 7176 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2007 - 7:39 AM

A really beauty this Simon

Les F

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SandyMiller
7 Feb 2008 - 6:50 PM

Wow...

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CathyI
CathyI e2 Member 9344 forum postsCathyI vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 5:20 PM

Wonderful light in fact!

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