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...a dull start to a day on the Rannoch Moor. The sun has risen before the clouds decided to part and show some light on Lochan na h'Achlaise, Scotland. The breeze was sending little ripples across the cold water's surface.

I have a version shot at 1/10th of a second @ 22 and most of the reeds are still sharp.

Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark III
Lens:Canon ef 17-40mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Reeds in my Lochan...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:28 Aug 2011 - 8:13 AM
Tags:Highlands, Landscape / travel, Rannoch moor, Scotland
Votes:33

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paulhug
paulhug  3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 - 8:33 AM

Lovely capture of stillness I think

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
28 Aug 2011 - 8:44 AM

Lovely shot. I always think Rannoch Moor is such a spooky splace in the grey days. Moira

unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 - 9:02 AM

Lovely to see the space and the peaks .I feel these images have a timeless but historical feel too ! Know what you mean about chasing bees and butterflies I'm sure I get alot of strange looks but I think they are used to me at the B.H. now!WinkGill -away to send you a pm too.

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 9:21 AM

Changing of seasons soon Dougie. There is a rumour that another tree will be planted on the island, so to cope with photographers withdrawal symptomsWink. Ron.

Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 438 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales35 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 10:18 AM

Well composed and exposed, Dougie m8. It's a special spot and that's for sure.
Alun

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 10:25 AM

Another lovely shot from your favourite haunt, Dougie. Always looks great there no matter what the weather.
Ronnie.

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 28 Aug 2011 - 10:26 AM
Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 11:18 AM

Lovely tranquil image Dougie; I like those reeds in the foreground.
Rende

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 11:51 AM

Like the traquillity of this Dougie, good comp and details,tones too.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 12:07 PM

the reeds in the f/g are almost abstract, a great shot - looking calm and tranquil

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 1:50 PM

Lovely quiet and peaceful image Dougie. One to sit and read a good novel.........Sandy

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43557 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 4:17 PM

I can imagine you sitting there, Dougie, having gotten comfortable and quietly letting your thoughts wander whilst enjoying the contents of your thermos.Smile
A delightful scene, no matter what the weather is up to. (within reason, of course)

Malc

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 5:24 PM

However dull the day you were still inspired, Dougie.
Regards
Bill

derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5179 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 9:34 PM

I really like the composition here Dougie. That rock in the middle ground provides a nice 'step' between the foreground reeds and the mountains.
Derek

Alan_Coles
29 Aug 2011 - 6:57 AM

Even without the tree there are image to be had...dull days, bright days, ye, keep em coming Dougie, nice one.

*rc click*

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2011 - 8:08 AM

Beautiful shades of green on the reeds, it looks chilly and autumnal. The low hanging clouds over the mountains are a beautiful contrast to the clearness in the wather.
Johanna

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