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...above the spectacular Sound of Barra, off the west coast of Scotland.

Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark III
Lens:Canon ef 17-40mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Stormy Clouds...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:9 Jan 2013 - 10:24 AM
Tags:Eriskay, Highland, Landscape / travel, Scotland, South uist, Western isles
Votes:Voting Disabled

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:44 AM

Some storm coming your way Dougie, umbrella up !!!!!
Ron.

Cliff1944
Cliff1944 Plus Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:45 AM

A fantastic sky!
Cliff

alistairfarrugia
alistairfarrugia Critique Team 2164 forum posts Malta88 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:52 AM

Dramatic sky, I like that. What were the chances of using a slightly slower shutter speed to smoothen the sea and make the waves less of a distraction? I think this would have looked even better with a smooth sea contrasting against the dramatic sky up top.

Regardless, the rain falling in the lower-RHS third accentuates what I think is an excellent composition. Well done.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:55 AM

Beautiful image from the western isles, Dougie.
R.

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:07 AM

Fabulous seascape!

Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 11:11 AM

Superb sky batten down the hatches!!
Steve

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8707 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1218 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:22 AM

I like the 'recognisable' look of the waves, this captures the weight of water. But I do find the difference in tone between sea and sky a bit distracting.
Moira

woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:39 AM

Very dramatic sky, Dougie. I'm surprised the water wasn't even more disturbed!
Regards
Bill

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
9 Jan 2013 - 11:39 AM

This is really an excellent photo !!

rajasekar
rajasekar  6 India2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:39 AM

What a dramatic sky and the rain in the far makes it very enjoyable. Superb click. i enjoyed watching this.


_Raja

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:47 AM

The storms were very localised and moved in quite quickly, the sun was shining on the fg while the dark thunder clouds scudded in off the ocean. The sand here is quite white and made of of sea shells pulverised by the pounding of waves over many centuries, the sea seems very green here in the shallow water. The water wasn't being disturbed by the wind still out across the sound. That's my recollection from May of last year.

I never considered a long exposure, as simple as that.

Last Modified By Scottishlandscapes at 9 Jan 2013 - 11:49 AM
AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
9 Jan 2013 - 11:50 AM

Oh wow....another beautiful landscape ! Love the composition and colours. Ann.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:53 AM

thats one cracking sky dougie brilliant detail and light a stunner nice one Wink
andy

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 1:03 PM

Stunning!
Diane

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
9 Jan 2013 - 2:18 PM

great sky love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5992 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 4:15 PM

Gorgeous !!....love that sky !!!!!!!!

MalcolmM
MalcolmM Plus Member 9223 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 4:15 PM

Lovely Hebridean seascape, great sky. Hope to be out there in June. In Canada at moment, seeing family.
Regards, Malcolm

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:07 PM

A gorgeous landscape with the dark sky contrasting so well with the turquoise sea Dougie. A fine image and instantly recognisable as one of yours from The Hebrides from the thumbnail.
Ann

Last Modified By AnnChown at 9 Jan 2013 - 5:07 PM
brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:10 PM

Just look at this sky! It is almost like cottonwool, and such a great contrast to the green water. Blissful image.
Johanna

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10532 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:39 PM

This is tremendous Dougie. Get your self a 10stopper and your half way there............................. There is nothing in this image I dislike. How lucky can you get to find a sky like that.

derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:12 PM

An absolutely stunning land/skyscape Dougie. The cloudburst is the icing on the cake.
Derek

JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 3:18 AM

A most spectacular shot of the spectacular Sound of Barra Dougie
Rgds., Jim

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 4:07 PM

Like the big sky view and the storm coming in makes this a fine image Dougie
Regards Richard

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