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Couldn't resist popping over to Eilean Donan Castle for sunset while we in Skye last week. Unfortunately, there were very few clouds so not the sunset I have hoped for, but just had to take a few shots anyway - as you do Smile

Thanks to those of you who took the time to vote and comment on my last upload and special thanks to Annette (annettep38) for her User Award.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:10-20mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:25 Oct 2012 - 5:28 PM
Focal Length:10mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Eilean Donan Sunset
Username:Sue_R Sue_R
Uploaded:1 Nov 2012 - 8:46 PM
Tags:Castles, Eilean donan castle, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Loch duich, Lochs, Scotland, Sunset, Wester ross
Votes:29

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Dwaller
Dwaller  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 9:19 PM

Nice shot
David Smile

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 9:38 PM

Beautiful Sue with good detail in shadows.
KateGrinGrinGrin

wimereux
wimereux  2 Czech Republic
1 Nov 2012 - 9:43 PM

Nice, simply.... Smile

tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Nov 2012 - 10:41 PM

Lovely tranquil shot , Well captured .. Smile

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 3AnnJ vcard Scotland
1 Nov 2012 - 10:44 PM

Lovely silhouettes combined with a gentle enhancing light. Ann.

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 11:13 PM

Just a nice enough scattering of clouds to make the difference! Lovely low-light capture and so beuaitully composed.

Ann

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Nov 2012 - 12:32 PM

Beautiful ! Maybe not what you hoped for, but still a very special image !! Love it Smile

fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2012 - 1:18 PM

Slightly different from you Sue and I like it a lot. Would maybe be tempted to balance the image top to bottom by tightening the crop above the clouds and placing the horizon dead centre.

Fraser

Last Modified By fraser at 2 Nov 2012 - 1:18 PM
TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2012 - 4:02 PM

How could anyone not resist popping over to visit this! Wink A very peaceful looking scene captured here, Sue, and it's a sunset I'd be happy with Smile
Thanks again for your UA!
Trev Smile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2012 - 5:27 PM

Gorgeous peaceful scene Sue. I love the way the brightness of the Sun just about to go down into darkness, draws the Eye to it, and the Castle still with detail and not just a Black outline. Smashing!

John SmileX

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