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This old salmon bothy is very near Stoer lighthouse (the image I uploaded a few days ago). If you look very carefully you can see Harris, the Outer Hebrides on the horizon on the right of the image (around 60 miles away).
Thanks for looking and for any suggestions/criticisms you may have.
A big thank you to Hugh (morpheus 1955) for his UA for Luskentyre abstract which is very much appreciated.
Ann
As a PS, as two of you have mentioned the clothes pegs, there are two others on the line which you may not be able to see. They are bright red, so I desaturated them a bit as I thought they took my eye to them too much. Perhaps I should have left them in.... Anyway - more clothes pegs tomorrow! Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5DCMacroAsp.IF HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jul 2012 - 7:01 PM
Focal Length:17mm
Aperture:f/16
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
ISO:100
Title:The salmon bothy
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:26 Jul 2012 - 1:41 PM
Tags:Architecture, Assynt, Bothy, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Sutherland
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Votes:52
Voters:EAS · Rock · woolybill1 · franken · Badgerfred · mjparmy · SlowSong · helenlinda · stuart1963 · Pinnace · CarolG · nicedayout · Deep_Bhatia · mrswoolybill · gary_d · barbarahirst · mikbee · taggart · andylea · fentiger · JohnChambersPhotography · saltireblue · CaroleS · morpheus1955 · WhiteRose1 · NDODS · annettep38 · danieltrude · Silverzone · pascalg · jdinne · lifesnapper · paulb20 · 213hardy · cabbie · Philip_H · marktc · jasonrwl · Alan_Baseley · Big_Beavis · Cliff1944 · Ray42 · GillyB · Sandipb · MalcolmM · ChiliMan · elainebaker · zapar40 · fazzer · Glostopcat · Scottishlandscapes · PhillipMinnis ·
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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 1:45 PM

.. and the clothes pegs still on the line! Superb capture. Like that sky very much and what a change from the endless greys here lately!

Ann

Last Modified By EAS at 26 Jul 2012 - 1:46 PM

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franken
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26 Jul 2012 - 1:59 PM

Wonderful image Ann.

Ken

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Badgerfred
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26 Jul 2012 - 2:00 PM

Excellent composition Ann, nice detail,
Fred.

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 2:01 PM

I love that clothes peg!

There is sufficient contrast for this to work in monochrome, I think. It's a classical composition.
Regards
Bill

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65132 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 2:10 PM

I so love the northern isles. Superbly open and free.
Smile

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helenlinda
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26 Jul 2012 - 2:12 PM

Lovely capture Ann SmileSmile
Helen

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 2:34 PM

A fine composition, Ann, what a wonderful location. Carol

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Deep_Bhatia
26 Jul 2012 - 2:48 PM

Wonderful image. The clouds are so beautiful. ... rare to have such type of clouds. Deep

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gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 2:52 PM

The building looks great against that impressive sky. - gary

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8707 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1217 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 2:58 PM

I like the idea of the clothes pegs being there, I'm trying to imagine them red. The pegs give such a homely, domestic feel. I remember once being up on Calton Hill, Edinburgh, when the custodian of one of the monuments (the one that looks like cotton reels balanced one on top of the other) had hung washing out on the line and the dustbin was waiting for collection - just added to the strangeness of the place.
Moira

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barbarahirst
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26 Jul 2012 - 3:01 PM

that sky just doesnt look right to me .... perhaps cos I am only seeing grey
this would look fab in mono ...

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RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 3:42 PM

Looks a rather lonely isolated and windswept spot, Ann, with what little vegetation there is just hanging on by the tips of their roots (I know, I talk a lot of tommy rot at timesSmileWink).
And I can imagine that in winter conditions there might be inhospitable to say the least.
I do like the idea of there being a clothes line and pegs.......brings such a homely element to the scene.
Ronnie.

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mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 3:49 PM

Has a good ''bleak'' look to this Ann.
Wonderful shot.
Mick.

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26 Jul 2012 - 3:55 PM

A brilliant sky in thie very fine image!

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 3:56 PM


Quote: Looks a rather lonely isolated and windswept spot, Ann, with what little vegetation there is just hanging on by the tips of their roots (I know, I talk a lot of tommy rot at timesSmileWink).
And I can imagine that in winter conditions there might be inhospitable to say the least.
I do like the idea of there being a clothes line and pegs.......brings such a homely element to the scene.
Ronnie.

You're absolutely right about the windswept bit Ronnie! Try standing there in a gale and you know it!! Smile

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26 Jul 2012 - 4:01 PM

brilliant comp ann wonderful colour and detail love the sky a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 4:14 PM

A fine composition with a great sky. This is another image that could look good in mono.

Albert

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JohnChambersPhotography

Good comp great sky, and yes love the peg.......well captured and presented

John

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26 Jul 2012 - 5:25 PM

Superb composition Ann, I do like the simplicity of the building against that wonderful sky.
Carole

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26 Jul 2012 - 5:47 PM

A well-balanced composition Ann. Not really bothered about the clothes pegs, it's the fantastic sky that stands out for me, and the texture of the building echoed in the clouds. It looks bleak, weather-beaten and beautiful there.

Dave

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26 Jul 2012 - 5:49 PM

An image, which screams out two words 'talent' and 'quality'. As for the clothes pegs, I personally would keep them hanging.

Regards Nathan

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annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 5:52 PM

very good Ann, I do remember the very spot...
look here you mind find it somewhere Smile
http://landroverclub.net/lh/index.htm these are my lighthouses...

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26 Jul 2012 - 6:17 PM

a superb processing...

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
26 Jul 2012 - 6:33 PM

Brilliant Ann, excellent composition.

John

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26 Jul 2012 - 7:02 PM

A lovely image Ann, very well taken and processed, well done that Girl Smile

John Smile

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marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 10:02 PM

Just marvellous Ann... stirling work. You can still tell they are red so great job there too

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26 Jul 2012 - 10:20 PM

Lovely image Ann - did you use HDR?
Jason

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27 Jul 2012 - 7:23 AM


Quote: Lovely image Ann - did you use HDR?
Jason

I used 'a bit' of Topaz Jason.

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Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 7:58 AM

A great shot Ann - what a view and that sky - certainly has rooms with a view

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elainebaker
27 Jul 2012 - 9:27 PM

Interesting image, I like the colour balance and detail. Simple but effective Smile

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29 Jul 2012 - 6:26 PM

great shot,definitely a windy enough spot to get the clothes driedSmile

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31 Jul 2012 - 9:17 PM

Looks just as impressive in colour as in mono

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1 Aug 2012 - 8:46 AM

The blues of the sky and the little yellow flowers all show nicely along with peggy in this subtle colour image.

Dougie

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