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Luskentyre Beach, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides - given a soft focus treatment. It was recently voted as one of the top ten beaches in the world. I'd rank it top beach!
Thanks for looking and for your time.
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5DCMacroAsp.IF HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Jul 2012 - 2:37 PM
Focal Length:17mm
Aperture:f/16
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Pattern
White Balance:Auto
Title:Luskentyre Beach
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:3 Oct 2012 - 12:22 PM
Tags:Beach, Digitally manipulated, Isle of harris, Landscape / travel, Luskentyre, Outer hebrides, Scotland
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franken
franken e2 Member 113048 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 12:36 PM

A well taken and beautiful view Ann.

Ken

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achieverswales
3 Oct 2012 - 12:44 PM

It is stunning here Ann, but not for paddling the water is freezing, love the soft effect.

Regards

Trev.

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digital_boi
3 Oct 2012 - 12:45 PM

Like the soft treatment looks like a very fine beach indeed and no a bit of litter or plastic bag to be seen wow!

Graham

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 12:47 PM

A very clean and pristine looking beach Ann.
Good shot.
Mick.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 12:56 PM


Quote: It is stunning here Ann, but not for paddling the water is freezing, love the soft effect.

Regards

Trev.

I agree.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:00 PM

I love the soft effect too.

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:28 PM

Beautifully simple, simply beautiful I love it Smile

Hugh

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32885 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:40 PM

A beautifully composed photograph Ann. The soft focusing certainly give the beach landscape a calming and dreamy effect which I must say I rather admire.

Regards Nathan

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:41 PM

Beautiful tones, lovely soft effect, and the bank of marram grass pulls the horizontal layers together well. A wonderful view of your favourite beach, Ann.

Dave

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kazza12
kazza12  1 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2012 - 1:43 PM

beautiful shot SmileSmileSmile

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:44 PM

Hi Ann now that is lovely. as soon as it opened I just said wow.

BobSmile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:48 PM

Looks like a perfect place to be..
and as perfect a image as you could want here Ann
a good frame filler, ...want to be there!
Lillian

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:49 PM

Simply stunning, Ann, a beach to die for Smile Carol

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
3 Oct 2012 - 1:51 PM

Superb, think I'd like it there,
Fred.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:53 PM

Dreamy and somewhat otherworldly.... a magnificent scene, well composed and the Orton effect is just perfect.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 2:10 PM

A beautifully composed and pleasing Landscape.

Albert

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
3 Oct 2012 - 2:32 PM

Lovely scene well presented good colours like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 2:35 PM

SUPERB.
Ronnie.

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 2:37 PM

Glrious scene. Like the soft treatment which gives a lovely, dreamlike quality to an already beautiful place.

Ann

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 2:57 PM

All the better for being an empty beach. Blissful!
Regards
Bill

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2012 - 3:03 PM

Fantastic image Ann and lovely presentation
Jim

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 3:10 PM

So simple but so stunning. Well thought out Ann.

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
3 Oct 2012 - 3:18 PM

Can't put into words what I am feeling looking at this Ann, all I can say is that it is something special. Excellent.

John

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JohnChambersPhotography

Very good processing the soft effect is really lovely, good comp well presented, good work Ann well done you.

John

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 5:42 PM

A great shot for just looking into and letting the Mind wander. Well my Mind anyway Smile

John Smile

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MartPics
MartPics  8 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2012 - 6:28 PM

Great image Ann.

Martin.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7394 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom967 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 7:05 PM

Less is very definitely more.
Moira

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Cliff1944
Cliff1944 e2 Member 2Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 7:06 PM

I like everything about this image!
Cliff

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 7:19 PM

Simply Beautiful.
Very well done.

B.

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ugly
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3 Oct 2012 - 7:20 PM

A very quite beach...
Nice landscape...
Great detail and nice textures...

Dave

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
3 Oct 2012 - 7:38 PM

Lovely shot and yes i will get up there sometime it's in my list of things to do

Bob

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helenlinda
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3 Oct 2012 - 8:36 PM

What a fantastic place Ann SmileSmile
Helen

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 8:42 PM

A beautiful beach and a well made image! LIKE!

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pascalg
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4 Oct 2012 - 3:51 AM

this is superb, Ann...

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2012 - 7:57 AM

Nice image well captured.
Matt

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KingBee
KingBee e2 Member 8329 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2012 - 11:08 AM

Been to the Western Isles many times, but only on business; ergo, never had the chance to sample delights such as this. One day, when I get tired of foreign travel and airport hassle ....... which won't be long in coming, if the powers-that-be don't change the stupid, stupid rules which seem to take all the pleasure out of flying these days. Anyway, neither the time nor the place for a mini-rant - excellent image!

Regards.

Bob

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2012 - 11:54 AM

very beautiful... yes I would love to see the outer isles once again in my life.. i like the softish look.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2012 - 11:57 AM

Blue yellow and green
the Luskentyre dream.

No doubt in my mind the best in the world far less Scotland.

I love what you've done here Ann, a simple and beautify image that could grace any was and last for years.

Dougie

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Joline
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4 Oct 2012 - 12:16 PM

If the photo is any indication, I'd say it is the most beautiful for sure. Lovely treatment.

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gajewski
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8 Oct 2012 - 11:43 PM

This soft focus works really well.
-=\Walter

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