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Another of the images from a few weeks ago on my last trip to the Isle of Skye. The lighting constantly changing creating some wonderful colours and shadows on this amazing landscape. Shortly after this photograph was taken there was very heavy rain, and I was soaked before returning to the car. My apologies again for not been on the site as often as I would like, very busy with work and No time at the moment for Photography. Something will have to change. My thanks once again to everyone for your time to view and for your very kind comments, they are always very much appreciated. Bill.

Brand:OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera:Olympus E-3
Lens:Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm SWD 1:2.8-4
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:17 Jun 2012 - 12:52 PM
Focal Length:12mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Did not fire
Title:Quiraing Rowan Tree
Username:bill33 bill33
Uploaded:4 Aug 2012 - 1:49 PM
Tags:Isle of skye, Landscape, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Skye.
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paulmanneringphotos
paulmanneringphotos e2 Member 2paulmanneringphotos vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2012 - 1:56 PM

wonderful green hills and lovely sky make it beautiful landscape Smile

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digital_boi
4 Aug 2012 - 2:06 PM

excellent it has it all colour light and shadow a very fine capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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55jase
55jase  9186 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 2:50 PM

Awesome shot. Could just do with a nice walk. Breath taking.
Jase

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 4:46 PM

This image has been done many times before, but always looks amazing. This image is no exception, a great photo!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 4:48 PM

Classic scene, Bill, with some lovely light and clouds.

Dave

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4740 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 5:07 PM

Mmmmm....superb !!!.....love the hill profiles, & rich colours.....1st class stuff !!!!

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
4 Aug 2012 - 5:11 PM

Superb Bill, ticks every box for me. Brilliant.

John

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tonyguitar
tonyguitar e2 Member 232 forum poststonyguitar vcard Canada24 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 6:18 PM

Wow!...says it all. TG

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Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away e2 Member 349 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 8:56 PM

How many times have we talked about this shot and Skye, thought I had steped of the face of the earth today.....another great comp Bill.


Paul...........

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RLF
RLF e2 Member 4RLF vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 9:10 AM

Awesome landscape captured with great skillSmile

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 4:43 PM

The clouds fly across the crags here and the light changes in a millisecond you did well to get it right across your composition. So often we get one part right and the other not, I've tried a few times here and only ever been happy once.

Dougie

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 9:49 PM

A stunning landscape Bill,well done..Lin

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bill33
bill33 e2 Member 4bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 9:42 PM

My thanks once again to everyone for your very kind comments, and a special thanks to John,(jdinne)for his UA, it is very much appreciated. Bill.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 10:18 PM

superbly composed shot - thanks for your visit today

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 10:28 AM

A superb vantage spot for this view along the Quiraing: I remember Dougie posting a shot from a similar spot with the rowan tree and road featuring.
A scene for sore eyes undoubtedly, beautifully captured, Bill.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 6:52 PM

Lovely composition. Those clouds must make some wonderful shadows on the hills as they move along SmileSmile
Helen

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 6:55 PM

Bill this is as good as it gets, outstanding beauty of this landscape work, the different colours in the scene and that fantastic sky are superb.

Gary

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 544 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 10:24 AM

Wonderful image. I took one from near here after torrential rain to be blessed with a wonderful dawn and 20 seconds of the most amazing light. It remains my favourite photographic moment. I'll have to go back to get the Rowan tree next time Grin
Alun

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Snapper_T
Snapper_T  10848 forum posts United Kingdom
14 Sep 2012 - 3:27 PM

I like the composition and the square suits the scene. Very nice!!

Last Modified By Snapper_T at 14 Sep 2012 - 3:27 PM

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 4:29 PM

Wonderful composition showing the variety of shapes of those mountains
and the varying light in the valley.
Tree beautifully placed and a great sky!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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