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Another image of the practically nonexistent Fairy Pools at Glenbrittle on Skye last weekend.

Many thanks for your votes and comments on my last upload and special thanks to Ann (EAS) and Keith (Niknut) for your User Awards.

PS. Thought you might like this swimming in the Fairy Pools link that Roy (Kaybee) posted on one of Phil's photos of this location. Thanks Roy. I think it would be more a case of paddling than swimming at the moment Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:10-20mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Mar 2013 - 1:13 PM
Focal Length:15mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.2
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:What fairy pools?
Username:Sue_R Sue_R
Uploaded:13 Mar 2013 - 8:57 PM
Tags:Fairy pools, General, Glenbrittle, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Mountains, Scotland, Skye
Votes:45

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 9:20 PM

What a beautiful image!SmileSmileSmile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom105 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 9:22 PM

The rugged landscape makes for a great composition Sue.

Regards Nathan

Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 10:12 PM

Very Icy, cold and bleak up there but well worth the treck down then up Sue. You have captured this well. Can't wait for the image of you from the Top of there....Haha.

Nice work.

Barry

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 10:51 PM

Beautiful image !
George

Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 - 8:10 AM

A superb image and well presented
Steve

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2013 - 3:07 PM

Looks a bit cold for paddling, Sue! Wink Another cracking image from this beautiful dramatic location Smile
Trev Smile

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 3AnnJ vcard Scotland
14 Mar 2013 - 4:14 PM

Beautifully captured. Ann

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4673 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2013 - 5:09 PM

Gorgeous shot !!.....top quality as always !!

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2013 - 6:57 PM

Well I was going to say that we have plenty of Pools down this way Sue, but I guess you have plenty of Fairy's up your end of the UK, but thought better of it Wink
Smashing shot all the same.

John WinkX

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44080 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2013 - 6:58 PM

The waters will return to the pools, Sue, and the we hope to see a video of you swimming in them...Wink

Malc

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 9:54 PM

Strange to see these pools so empty given the amount of rain we've had over the past year. I've heard of natural occurences where lakes and pools drain due to changes in the landscape when parts of the earth move. I saw a program on it last year on TV when some lakes in Florida just dried up, some of them refilled again once the cracks and holes filled up. Perhaps something like that has happened here!

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 30 Mar 2013 - 9:55 PM
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