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...on the causeway at Tongue in Sutherland.

Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Glorious Day...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:19 Oct 2012 - 10:47 AM
Tags:Farr, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Sutherland, Tongue
Votes:Voting Disabled

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 11:08 AM

Not knowing this area I have just been into Google Maps to get my orientation: I see you are looking SSE towards Ben Loyal, Dougie.
The day looks a mixture of sunny intervals and cloud cover. Nice shot with good f/g interest from by the causeway........the orange lichens/algae on the stones adds to the interest here.
That mountain outline makes such a dramatic statement on the horizon.
Ronnie.

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 19 Oct 2012 - 11:10 AM
barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 11:21 AM

yup!!!! glorious for sure

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 11:42 AM

cracking comp dougie wonderful detail and that sky is wonderful a stunner nice one Wink
andy

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 1:19 PM

Like the foreground details and that good sky too Dougie, well worked with this.
Regards Richard

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 2:36 PM

Very beautiful, like you say Glorious Dougie. That sky is wonderful and a great f/g............Sandy

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 3:27 PM

The sky is wonderful and I also love the lichen and grassy bits in the foreground. Magnificent hills on the horizon.
Ann

andy_AHG
andy_AHG  5106 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 3:31 PM

Fantastic image Dougie. Just love that vista with Ben Loyal's spikey crown and those gnarly old chunks of Lewisian Gniess.

Andy

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 4:10 PM

Well Many Thanks Andy, I appreciate these UA's as they come from fellow photographers.
Always a great pleasure to get the nod from a friend.

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Oct 2012 - 4:31 PM

Looks so inviting

Peter

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4600 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 5:02 PM

Beautiful !!....great skyline, with a gorgeous 'Dougie' sky !!!!!!!!!!

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 5:28 PM

There is tremendous depth to this image Dougie. Not a lot of people can achieve that.

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 6:00 PM

As Danny says...
The acid ochre tones of the lichen against the grey rock are wonderful. But from memory that's a nitrogen-loving species, so not necessarily a good air-quality indicator!
Moira

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 6:04 PM

Moira it's just down the road from Dounreay the old Nuclear Reactor we built to give power to the poor English consumers???

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 8:36 PM

Goodness you had a better sky than I did today, rain on arrival at the NT gdns good composition and shot

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 11:43 PM

Is this Ben Loyal in the image centre? If so, had this been taken on the narrow road between Achuvoldrach and nowhere? Along the shore of Kyle Tongue?
Superbly composed with beautiful fg interest.
Johanna

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2012 - 8:10 AM

Grin Nathan

unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
20 Oct 2012 - 9:26 AM

Gorgeous greys and the blue sky just lifts it .So well composed too. Gill

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43917 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2012 - 11:52 AM

The distant tongues (peaks) of Ben Loyal complement the name of this gorgeous location, Dougie.

Malc

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
20 Oct 2012 - 10:21 PM

Would love to be sitting on those rocks just looking at that view. Moira

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 12:11 PM

Beautiful composition and what a great sky Dougie! Excellent shot.
Rende

fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2012 - 1:24 PM

Lovely part of the world Dougie. I've been up there a few times, including working at Dounreay, but not had much chance to get anything much photographically. Must return soon.

Thanks for the UA on Cairn Holy by the way, much appreciated.

Fraser

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 10:01 AM

Glorious day indeed, Dougie, and replete with character.
Sorry I didn't get to this earlier: my wi-fi connection failed before Moira's did Sad
Regards
Bill

uggyy
uggyy  82104 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 1:48 AM

Glad to see your still active and clicking away Dougie Smile

All the Best, Tommy

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