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...another from my trip to Torridon last year. I had this waiting for a spell of quiet when I could do some b&w conversions.

Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark III
Lens:Canon ef 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM @ 300mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Liathach Monochrome...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:5 Jun 2013 - 11:40 AM
Tags:Black & white, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Torridon, Torridon Trip 2012
Votes:Voting Disabled

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 12:21 PM

magnificent

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 12:33 PM

The B and W presentation will have brought out the stratified detail that much the better I'd guess, Dougie: that's a nice bit of brightness catching in the centre of the mountain's flank. amidst the otherwise shady scene.
Ronnie.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 12:40 PM

Meant to comment on the composition with the pleasing diagonal........but my memory is somewhat suspect these daysWinkWink.
R.

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 12:53 PM

Oh I know the feeling well Ronnie.Wink

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 1:51 PM

I find myself looking for a mountain climber, man or goat. Such fine detail, especially in the lit up areas. ......Sandy

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 2:19 PM

Makes for a fine toned mono shot Dougie.
( And yes,you were correct about the airfield being East Fortune).
Mick.

Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away Plus Member 365 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 3:31 PM

Dougie, what a stunning mono, the lighting is super... Very nice capture.

Paul.

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10521 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 4:07 PM

Not bad for a beginner..........Just a enough hint of those clouds to settle the whole thing down.

Missy_Vix
Missy_Vix  7 Scotland
5 Jun 2013 - 4:57 PM

I think it can be quite difficult to take a B&W landscape sometimes, but this one is gorgeous! I love the highlight right down the middle

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 5:56 PM

Came back for another look.
R.

woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 6:27 PM

A stern, forbidding mountainside relieved by welcome patches of light on a pleasantly rotund centre.
Hope that doesn't sound too much like my self-portrait Tongue
Regards
Bill

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 7:19 PM

Ronnie many thanks for your Award, makes it all worthwhile.

Dougie

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8690 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1197 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 7:31 PM

Rather beautifully grim.
Moira

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  741 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 7:34 PM

lovely bit of light, and detail Dougie, and mono looks good too.
regards
Yung

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 8:50 PM

It all takes time Dougie I was only saying this earlier to a friend - good strong mono image

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 9:14 PM

Cannot image walkers getting up the top there...whew!! that
is so steep! a beautiful black & white
Lillian

Nigel_95
Nigel_95 Plus Member 9260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 9:57 PM

I like the dappled lighting, and the details brought out in the highlighted areas Dougie.

Nigel

brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2013 - 10:51 PM

Great detail in this big hunchback of rock
Johanna

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2013 - 7:38 AM

That's a serious rock face - not a blade of grass anywhere (as far as I can see). Mighty and magnificent!
Ann

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2013 - 8:47 AM

Like the use of mono for this Dougie, the light has brought out the details in the rock well
Regards Richard

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2013 - 1:49 PM

Many Thanks Mark, I hope you are enjoying your spell as Guest Editor, a mammoth task.

Dougie

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 277 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England93 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2013 - 6:15 PM

Beautiful, perfectly judged image. Marvellously subtle light in that top right quadrant. Sheer good taste.

Alan

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5959 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 4:42 PM

Missed this one ?????

Great shot !!......lovely sense of immense bulk & majesty !!!

I always fancied climbing this beauty, years back, but never got round to it.....did Bheinn Eighe though, next to it !!!
Alas advancing years, aching joints, etc., have put paid to any such ideas for the future......SadSmile

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 4:46 PM

That's very kind Ronnie, many thanks my friend.

dougie

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