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...by the falls on the way down to Ballachulish.

Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Foxgloves...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:6 Jul 2012 - 9:34 AM
Tags:Ballachulish, Glencoe, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Lochaber, Scotland
Votes:Voting Disabled

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SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 9:45 AM

The contrast between the brightly coloured foxgloves in the foreground and the dark, foreboding mountain make this a very appealing shot.
Sandra

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 9:50 AM

Persistent blighters, aren't they!
A bit like the cherry on the icing on the cake of this already fine composition.
Regards
Bill

MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 991 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 9:54 AM

Lovely f/g colours & leaf patterns, & light & shade on the mountain.
At least you saw some sunlight - back from few days in Trossachs - rain, rain, rain....
Malcolm

MrBlueSky
MrBlueSky e2 Member 7MrBlueSky vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2012 - 10:02 AM

A very fine mountain shot - midges??

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 10:20 AM

Impressive ! Dougie.
Ron.

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 10:40 AM

Like the foreground details and flower Dougie, good light and colours to make a fine image
regards Richard

fraser
fraser e2 Member 10631 forum postsfraser vcard Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 11:02 AM

Good viewpoint Dougie to set the flowers in their envionment.

Fraser

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8531 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 11:10 AM

I like the way you've used portrait to balance the flowers' height against the view. They're very characterful flowers - I have a view of them with Dungeness Nuclear Power Station to upload some time.
Moira

paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 11:15 AM

Great composition and natural leading lines.
Matt

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 12:27 PM

Lovely scene, great capture!
Diane

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 12:55 PM

nice one .... andI bet there were midges

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 12:58 PM

higher up no problem in the breeze, in the ferns, nibbled a bit.Tongue

Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 1:05 PM

Nicely done Doug.
Tom.

jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105978 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 2:07 PM

Lovely ...........

Deep_Bhatia
Deep_Bhatia e2 Member 2Deep_Bhatia vcard India
6 Jul 2012 - 2:28 PM

Beautiful landscape. Deep

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 4:28 PM

cracking comp dougie wonderful detail and light love that cloud too a belter nice one Wink
andy

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 7:21 PM

Martin

Many Thanks for your UA always a pleasure to get an award from another photographer.

Dougie Grin

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4742 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 7:44 PM

Cracking shot !!...lovely strong composition, but it's that 'clingy' cloud that nails it for me !!

Mmmmm....those foxgloves weren't there 12 years ago ????.Grin

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 7:50 PM

Everything n it's rightful place Dougie. Spot on.
We got the keys today so the workmen move in on Monday.

Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 544 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 12:02 AM

That cloud capped peak is superb, Dougie. Another fine image.
Alun

Mari
Mari e2 Member 111825 forum postsMari vcard Wales
7 Jul 2012 - 6:44 PM

The splash of deep pink in the foreground sets the view behind so beautifully Dougie, and that mist on the peak is the icing on the cake literally Smile

Mari

almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 8:29 PM

Colourful FG interest, a lovely triangular rock and river formation in the midground and a dramatic backdrop. A great composition!
I wonder if a longer exposure to get more flow in the water would have helped emphasise the midground triangle even more? A trifling suggestion only.

Al

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 10:31 PM

I'm not one for milky water All, and a longer exposure would have had the foxgloves nodding in the breeze.

unicorn17
unicorn17 e2 Member 6unicorn17 vcard Scotland
8 Jul 2012 - 9:05 AM

Like your comment above !A fantastic composition and also love the foxgloves and clingy cloud. No chance of a dry river bed here ! GillWink

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2012 - 9:21 AM

Can it be better???
Johanna

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