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...Buachaille Etive Mor in it's winter cloak, a burst of sunlight touching the tip, the blue tunnel of Glen Etive to the left.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 21mm f/2.8 ZE
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Blue Heaven...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:25 Jan 2013 - 10:10 AM
Tags:Highland, Landscape / travel, Lochaber, Rannoch moor, Scotland, Winter
Votes:Voting Disabled

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom951 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:19 AM

Perfect stillness.
Those reeds really did position themselves nicely for you... Wink
Moira

almiles
almiles  438 forum posts United Kingdom93 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:24 AM

Great light on the peak which really shows off the tooth like crags. I always think snow makes the hills look much higher than they usually do.

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:28 AM

The most majestic of all our peaks, here looking at its best thanks to your visual interpretation . . .
Regards
Bill

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:35 AM

Gorgeous image Dougie; I love the way the mountains and the clouds seem to merge into each other; majestic!
Thanks for your wonderful comments Smile
Rende

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:49 AM

Like the patch of light on the peak Dougie, good comp and it certainly has a cold feel too
Regards Richard

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:54 AM

You have been out braving the conditions on the Moor again, Dougie: there's to be even heavier deposits on the Moor and these mountains again today.
As others have mentioned the sun catching on the summit is perfect in this otherwise shaded winter scene.
Ronnie.

TelStar
TelStar  9116 forum posts United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 - 11:23 AM

Winter's Heaven.

Tel*

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
25 Jan 2013 - 11:28 AM

Lovely scene Dougie. Ann.

Trevrox
Trevrox  7 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 - 12:07 PM

Lovely composition.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 12:24 PM

The light on the top brings out the chilly detail - a gorgeous scene Dougie with touches of brightness in the sky and on the frozen land.
Ann

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 1:16 PM

A stunning scene Dougie. Love the bit of light on the mountain top and the sky is wonderful. It is truly like being there and feeling the elements........Sandy

Last Modified By Daisymaye at 25 Jan 2013 - 1:17 PM
Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 1:24 PM

Many Thanks Sandy, I didn't expect any awards on this one I was quite disappointed in my images.
Thanks again.
DougieGrin

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 1:29 PM

Such a grand place in which you walk and live Dougie, this is a fabulous shot and simply beautiful

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 1:35 PM

Many Thanks to you too Ann, as I said to Sandy I didn't expect any awards on this.

Dougie
GrinGrinGrin

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32810 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 2:10 PM

A winter cloak sounds the perfect garment for this stunning wintery landscape Dougie.

Regards Nathan

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9470 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 2:19 PM

The central clump of grasses is so important here Dougie but you knew that otherwise you would not have included them. An image so full of interest.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 3:09 PM

Really is an landscape full of interest Dougie
and a beautifully captured one too
Lillian

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
25 Jan 2013 - 3:43 PM

Beautifully coated with snow and some lovely blue sky as well. What a beautiful place this is all year round - as your shots show us. Moira

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43556 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 4:29 PM

Such an inviting place to explore, Dougie, yet not so much of a friend if the weather is against you and you do not know the area like the back of your hand. A peak and scene that makes one realise how small man is, in all respects compared to the might of nature.

Malc

andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 4:45 PM

by gum it looks a bit cold dougie belting comp wonderful snowy detail a real belter nice one Wink
andy

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4489 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 4:51 PM

Gorgeous shot Dougie !!!.....but it sure looks cold ??????

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
25 Jan 2013 - 6:54 PM

So lovely with the variation of white and blue tones

Peter

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 7:16 PM

Lovely snow capture, great distance!
Diane

Mari
Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
26 Jan 2013 - 12:10 AM

Fabulous in winter clothing Dougie... your composition works so well

Mari Smile

unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
26 Jan 2013 - 2:38 PM

Looks cold ! Fabulous to se. GIll

JimV
JimV e2 Member 8JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2013 - 5:18 AM

Hope you didn't have to hang around in the cold too long (as I suspect you might have) to capture this magnificent scene Dougie!
Rgds., Jim

Last Modified By JimV at 27 Jan 2013 - 5:20 AM
brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 6:30 PM

Oh, this looks quite cold! Beautiful ..... I've never seen it that way. Amazing.
Johanna

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