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The Glenfinnan Monument to the men who followed Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Lens:24-85 mm Nikkor Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:lexar 80x
Title:Glenfinnan Monument
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:20 Mar 2005 - 11:19 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
Votes:22

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kinfatric
kinfatric e2 Member 10550 forum postskinfatric vcard Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2005 - 11:28 AM

beautiful shot down the loch.

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hermin
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20 Mar 2005 - 11:29 AM

out of this world

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silburkp
silburkp e2 Member 10silburkp vcard England
20 Mar 2005 - 11:38 AM

Excellent composition & colours

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keithh
keithh e2 Member 1123441 forum postskeithh vcard Wallis and Futuna33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2005 - 11:39 AM

cracker...remember my Dad taking me up there on a cold windy day and insisting on us staying there until he'd told me the whole story.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2005 - 11:40 AM

Do you remember the story Keith ???
Alll the very best
Dougie

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SharonJ
SharonJ e2 Member 1061 forum postsSharonJ vcard United Kingdom
20 Mar 2005 - 12:24 PM

Great shot and composition.
Well done, click.

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mj
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20 Mar 2005 - 12:27 PM

Beautiful - one of my favorite routes and you've managed to bring out all its attributes!
Mia

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plutoman
plutoman e2 Member 10347 forum postsplutoman vcard
20 Mar 2005 - 12:28 PM

Good shot Dougie. Postcard type shot, expansive view, hills, snow, loch, smoke. Its got everything.. Well done


Craig

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Redbarron
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20 Mar 2005 - 12:43 PM

The Monument is a great focal point: leads my eyes into the picture to explore the loch. Did you use an ND grad for the sky? Still learning!

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simon butterworth
simon butterworth e2 Member 1041 forum postssimon butterworth vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2005 - 1:38 PM

Nice shot, the smoke really does it for me!
Simon.

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10988 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2984 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2005 - 2:10 PM

Very nice landscape, - and the smoke on the right makes it special.

W

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keithh
keithh e2 Member 1123441 forum postskeithh vcard Wallis and Futuna33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2005 - 3:10 PM

Yep....
Smile

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dalischone
dalischone e2 Member 10293 forum postsdalischone vcard Scotland
20 Mar 2005 - 3:16 PM

Fantastic shot of a beautiful place, looks like you had a high vantage point. Excellent.

Tracy

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deegee
deegee e2 Member 9181 forum postsdeegee vcard United Kingdom
20 Mar 2005 - 4:23 PM

Very impressive landscape. Great capture.

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eos3
eos3 e2 Member 1041 forum postseos3 vcard Wales
20 Mar 2005 - 4:26 PM

Superb Scottish scene.

Phil

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2005 - 9:59 PM

Tracy
the climb up the hill overlloking the monument is by a rocky waterfall of a path, and then the last 30 feet is up the hill no path, but worth it. The descent is slippy to say the least.
Cheers
Dougie

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105978 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2005 - 3:42 AM

Well worth that climb up Dougie to get such a wonderful shot. I see there is still snow on the tops... looking forward to returning north.

Jeanie

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AngieLatham
AngieLatham e2 Member 10789 forum postsAngieLatham vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2005 - 4:01 AM

Stunning! Another place I have been meaning to return too for ages...only been once, and without a camera!
Is this vantage point easily reached or are we talking 2 hours of hard lung-squeezing climbing?! Fantastic view.....will haveto give up the roll ups :-$
good work
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Angie*

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claret
claret e2 Member 1049 forum postsclaret vcard England
21 Mar 2005 - 6:12 AM

Grand shot, Dougie. Great scale and love the whisp of smoke.
Iain

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andytvcams
andytvcams e2 Member 1210396 forum postsandytvcams vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2005 - 7:05 AM

Has it all,a quality landscape.


Andy...



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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2005 - 11:21 AM

Jeanie most of the snow vanished in the 16 deg heat this week-end, sorry


Angie, the climb is easy depending on the number of roll up's 10 mins for anybody normal less than 80. The last bit can be slippy but I did it so, go for it.

Iain, Been here a couple of times lately, the smoke made it for me. Cheers.

Andy, your comments are always kind and well received, cheers fellow doer and traveller.
Dougie

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highlander
highlander  1032 forum posts Scotland
21 Mar 2005 - 1:28 PM

Hello Dougie, I know the area well having been up the mountain on several occasions staking my patch for the steam train coming over the viaduct...lovely detail in your sky and good historical description.
Doug.

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Aurora
Aurora e2 Member 10Aurora vcard England
22 Mar 2005 - 1:02 AM

A brilliant shot of this beautiful place. Could that be smoke from the train, or have they all gone diesel by now? My memory tells me that it's a long way to the top of the monument.
Barbara

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2005 - 11:30 AM

Barbara
the steps I believe are harder than the hill I climbed to take this. Thigh numbing, I didn't even consider it.
All the best
Dougie

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flakeyflower
flakeyflower e2 Member 9flakeyflower vcard Scotland
6 Oct 2005 - 2:07 AM

another WOW :o)

Flakey

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