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...it took me ages to roll this boulder from the front of Black Rock Cottage but I think it was worth the effort.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2/25mm ZE
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Buachaille Boulder...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:22 Nov 2013 - 5:05 AM
Tags:Argyle & Bute, Glen etive, Highland, Landscape / travel, Rannoch moor, Scotland
Votes:Voting Disabled

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21080 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 6:15 AM

Really outstanding landscape image with excellent composition and balance, detail wonderfully sharp with great technique and the Zeiss lens working perfectly, gets my UA.
I can feel the cold and the crisp air.

Nigel

Last Modified By Nigeve1 at 22 Nov 2013 - 6:16 AM
Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 6:17 AM

Many Thanks Nigel a very kind comment and a great award too.

Dougie

almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 6:25 AM

As long as you didn't put your back out Dougie (and you know I speak as one who carries a rucksack of these around (according to whiterose1)! Grin I prefer this comp to the one masked by trees, here the elements frame the peak very effectively and yet again it's lovely to see a uniquie view. The snow really models the land so well.

Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 6:29 AM

It works really well for me, lovely and crisp and clean. I think its a really good idea to move the landscape to suit the shot, last year I pushed the London Eye 20 feet to the left to improve the composition. Grin

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 7:19 AM

certainly looks to have been worth the effort Dougie. Good comp .
R.

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 7:29 AM

Another excellent composition Dougie - so all your hard work has paid off! Grin again, the limited colour palette really appeals to me.

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 277 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England93 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 7:42 AM

Sit yourself down a while, Dougie, and reflect on the perfect arrangement of forms you've achieved here.
Beautifully harmonious image, but I hope you put that rock back where you found it, afterwards.


Alan

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8686 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1190 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 8:23 AM

Juxtaposition.
When I grow up will I be as big as you, Daddy?
Moira

woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 8:28 AM

Stunning, Dougie. Thinking 'out of the box' has worked again. I'm not certain whether I prefer this or yesterday's: both, I think!
Regards
Bill

viscostatic
22 Nov 2013 - 8:29 AM

Another great composition Dougie.

Phil.

bill33
bill33 Plus Member 4bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 9:59 AM

I love the viewpoint you have chosen Dougie, It is great to see a different viewpoint for this Iconic Mountain.And also to see some snow on the hill. I hope to be back up here in the next few weeks. Keep warm and safe my friend. Bill.

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 10:20 AM

Love the sky and landscape harmony Dougie.
Ron

PaulHolloway
PaulHolloway Plus Member 8PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 12:31 PM

Really like the curve of the birch around the Buachaille, Dougie and the grasses on the left are a nice balancing element.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 12:48 PM

Cracking light and detail dougie love the comp a stunner nice one Wink
Andy

derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 3:40 PM

Nice to see proof that rumours of razor wire and machine gun nests preventing toggers from setting up anywhere else apart from in front of that small waterfall are completely unfounded WinkWink.
Derek

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5956 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 5:29 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!.....love your write-up !!!!!.........great shot !!!!!.....sure looks cold !!

alansnap
alansnap Plus Member 11550 forum postsalansnap vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 5:51 PM

You're a brave man Dougie, think of all those souls who'll be out there looking for that rock. You'll be getting yourself a bad name Grin
Alan

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 8:24 PM

Wow Dougie...winter scene to be envious of
So beautiful and amazing
Lillian

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 277 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England93 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 10:32 PM

The lovely colour palette and the graceful curve of the tree against the almost isosceles triangle of the hill keep drawing me back.
Best thing I've seen today, Dougie. Have another Award.

Alan

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 10:41 PM

Looks like the start of a great weekend Alan, Many Thanks for a considered Award.
Love your words and description of my image.
The cold was well worth it.

All the very best and have a great weekend too.

Dougie

Camairish
Camairish  91352 forum posts Scotland
23 Nov 2013 - 12:24 AM

A fresh new take on one of my favourite hills, wonderful composition. Have looked through your recent shots and I really must get back out there in the winter wonderland that is our north west coast.
Put the stone back now please......you're always doing this.
Best regards Dougie,
Ian.

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 7:27 AM

A wonderful shot Dougie, looks so cold and beautiful Smile
Jan

capto
capto Plus Member 32326 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 9:00 AM

A real cracker, I'm just going to turn the heating up after viewing this.WinkSmile

ivor

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2013 - 11:14 AM

Gorgeous composition Dougie!
Rende

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