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...the sun was shining through the smallest of gaps in the leaden sky, it always seemed to be a couple of miles ahead of me, so on I drove North.

This was taken back in January 2005

Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Lens:12-24mm nikkor Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Rannoch Moor...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:7 Aug 2008 - 6:26 AM
Tags:Buachaille etive mor, Glencoe, Landscape / travel, Rannoch moor, Scotland
Votes:90

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Caledonia
Caledonia e2 Member 8Caledonia vcard Scotland
7 Aug 2008 - 6:36 AM

A real feeling of desolation hangs over this area and the heavy skies enhance it! Thanks goodness for the snow and the little chinks of sun which put life into it! Greay moody scene, very Scottish!
Marie

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 6:42 AM

For a long time I have not been the first to comment on your picture. I hoped for today, but... Well, makes it easier for me - Marie just said, what I would have said had I been first.
From a longing heart the kindest regards,
Johanna

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh e2 Member 7312 forum postsSKavanagh vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 6:52 AM

Superb shot
Steve

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jaktis
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7 Aug 2008 - 6:53 AM

A great start of the day, watching your great Scottish views

Peter

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rgarrigus
rgarrigus e2 Member 725 forum postsrgarrigus vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:03 AM

Hi Doug,

Lovely light on the Buachaille. Nice to see a different vantage point on this icon.

Cheers!

Bob G.

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:16 AM

A stunning winter scene Doug.Lovely image again.
Tom.

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harrattp
harrattp e2 Member 7harrattp vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:19 AM

A cracking image best viewed large. You don't say when it was taken, surely not recently.

Paul

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:26 AM

Same as yesterdays Jan 2005.

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:48 AM

Magnificent, Dougie. There's a tiny patch of gold in the very foreground that points up the coldness of the snow on the mountain.
Regards
Bill

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:54 AM

Tiny patch of light making the rest of the scene seem even more bleak. Magnificent, icy cold image, enough to freeze the marrow in your bones.
Moira

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jdenman
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7 Aug 2008 - 8:17 AM

This really is a beaty, love the light and composition.
John

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LesF
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7 Aug 2008 - 8:34 AM

Like this a lot specialy the light on those mountains

LesF

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BERTRAM
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7 Aug 2008 - 8:35 AM

Excellent shot,and view.
Dave

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johnjrp
johnjrp e2 Member 10431 forum postsjohnjrp vcard Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 8:35 AM

Looks so cold. Nice fg detail Doug to start your journey through the shot. John

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danbrann
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7 Aug 2008 - 8:45 AM

I would have a different description to Mrs Woolybill but it still looks very cold. An excellent image Dougie.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 8:46 AM

Like the lighting on the hills side - certain looks a bleak place when its winter.
Well captured.
Regards Richard.

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pmorgan
pmorgan e2 Member 8217 forum postspmorgan vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 10:47 AM

The light on the mountain alone is worth the RC - so there you go!

Rgds
Paul

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Phil_Restan
Phil_Restan e2 Member 9280 forum postsPhil_Restan vcard Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 10:58 AM

Won't be long Dougie, the summer rain will leave us and the snow will arriveSmile
Couple of weeks leave coming up so we might get some new photos.

Regds
Phil

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Elisabeth
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7 Aug 2008 - 11:14 AM

Beautiful view with great light on the mountain!
Elisabeth

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MalcolmM
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7 Aug 2008 - 1:16 PM

View LARGE to appreciate - a beauty.

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PeterLaw
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7 Aug 2008 - 2:21 PM

It looks cold, a well presented image.

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MikeA
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7 Aug 2008 - 4:37 PM

Just what we need in this muggy weather Dougie Smile

MikeA.

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newy17
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7 Aug 2008 - 4:44 PM

Rannoch at its Best Dougie beautifully captured,
ian

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JouŠo
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7 Aug 2008 - 4:53 PM

first class wintery image, Dougie!!

Jouko

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PaulHolloway
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7 Aug 2008 - 5:14 PM

A cracker from the archives Dougie.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 5:36 PM

Cheers Paul nice to see you back.

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samsalt
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7 Aug 2008 - 6:10 PM

I like your pictures because they are just well taken and not messed about with to add drama, great stuff !

MrN

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GalleryGirl
7 Aug 2008 - 6:32 PM

Wow superb shot. Just beautiful!
Marilyn x

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chris-p
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7 Aug 2008 - 7:18 PM

Congrats Dougie...

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Sue_R
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7 Aug 2008 - 7:45 PM

Congrats on the HC.

Sue

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Silverzone
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7 Aug 2008 - 9:46 PM

Lovely scene, but I can't stsnd the cold! Sylvia

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newy17
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8 Aug 2008 - 12:08 PM

Congrats on HC Dougie Smile
ian

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Portknockie
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14 Aug 2008 - 8:02 PM

Looks very colod Dougie...detail is fantastic..

Don

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still2click
15 Mar 2010 - 12:50 AM

lovely photography i enjoyed viewing your pages great work

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ihlphotography
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16 Jun 2010 - 9:52 AM

STUNNING and a wonderful portfolio you have!

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Angie66
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10 Aug 2011 - 2:12 AM

Fantastic what a beautiful image

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