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...a crop from an image taken a while back on Skye.

Brand:Canon Eos
Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark III
Lens:Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM @ 130mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Blue Mountain Cottage...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:25 Apr 2011 - 8:17 AM
Tags:Highlands, Isle of skye, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Skye
Votes:51

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pmorgan
pmorgan  8217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 8:18 AM

A grand image Dougie - neighbours today Smile

Rgds
Paul

RobboB
RobboB e2 Member 887 forum postsRobboB vcard United Kingdom
25 Apr 2011 - 8:32 AM

Magnificent. The scale created by the house delivers a powerful image

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1091 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 9:15 AM

The house seems to have a startled look. Love this.
Moira

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 9:21 AM

Stunning contrast in proportions and textures.
Regards
Bill

jeronius
jeronius  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 10:13 AM

Wow, an immense image.
Jerry

ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade e2 Member 1015118 forum postsade_mcfade vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 10:18 AM

crikey - that looks HUGE

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 10:41 AM

Beautiful shot Dougie; great juxtaposition of house and mountain. Wouldn't mind staying there a while Wink
Rende

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 12:21 PM

Excellent capture Dougie, like the details and tones in this
Regards Richard

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 3:13 PM

That would be some mountain to have by your house. What a view! A lovely image Dougie................Sandy

MikeH
MikeH  9217 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 4:18 PM

Looks like a view across Loch Slapin Dougie if I am not mistaken. Stayed in a cottage on this side recently,
Mike

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 4:21 PM

That's the one but it's taken from a good bit back from the Loch which is over a hill from the cottage (just before the marble quarry).

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4734 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 4:43 PM

'Blaven' if I remember rightly ?.....& what majestic impact from this viewpoint, love the sort of overpowering might of the mountain looming over the cottage....cracker this one Dougie !!!!

It's been many years since I was there, but I always remember the 'milky' water along one area of the loch....so it must have come from that 'marble quarry'...another riddle solved !Grin

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 5:56 PM

Many Thanks for your User Award Malc, that's very kind indeed.
Dougie

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 6:13 PM

Little house on the prairie almostWink good crop great detail in the rock and the little house is remote but looks very comfortable there, a well thought out image

Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 543 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 6:25 PM

Wonderful image, Dougie. The inclusion of that house was a masterstroke. Congratulations.
Alun

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 6:28 PM

Thanks for your award Alun, two on the same image, I'm touched, I was very pleased with this image I have to say, eventually I got the light I wanted.
GrinGrinGrin

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
25 Apr 2011 - 7:02 PM

What to say, magnificient

Peter

Baz72
Baz72  530 forum posts Scotland
25 Apr 2011 - 7:49 PM

Do like this !! the house adds to the scale.
Brian.

derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 8:14 PM

Absolutely superb Dougie. I am guessing that this was a fairly long lens?
Derek

Alan_Coles
25 Apr 2011 - 10:16 PM

Monstrous image Dougie....massive contrast between the image and as mentioned above some superb textures going on ...love it - congrats on the user awards, tis well deserved.

MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 988 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 11:35 PM

Impressive mountain, impressive image. Love this, awards well deserved.
Malcolm

Imagephotographics

Very powerful image Dougie - well taken

Chris

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2011 - 5:40 AM

Grand image Dougie, superb light and detail captured and I am not surprised you're pleased with this one. Well deserved UAs.
regards
Yung

PaulHolloway
PaulHolloway e2 Member 7PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2011 - 6:48 PM

Great perspective here Dougie with the long lens.

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2011 - 7:42 AM

WOW!
I'm speachless, breathless, in awe.
What a sight!
Johanna

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2011 - 7:47 AM

I'm delighted to get your UA Johanna, thank you very much indeed my friend.Wink

Dougie

Last Modified By Scottishlandscapes at 29 Apr 2011 - 7:47 AM
viscostatic
2 May 2011 - 9:57 AM

Wonderful light Dougie and great perspective to show the house dwarfed by the mountains in this way.

Phil.

Caledonia
Caledonia  8 Scotland
28 Jun 2011 - 7:43 AM

Now that has impact! It's actually scary! What a fantastic photo.
Marie

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