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...the crofter was taking in some late grass as the storm was looming in the mountains to the south. I was heading along the road into the storm.

Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Kyle of Durness...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:18 Sep 2012 - 3:30 PM
Tags:Farr, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Sutherland
Votes:Voting Disabled

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 3:54 PM

Good to see you again, Dougie: we too are hiding away for a few days. . . . .
I feel as if I'm being pulled very strongly into this picture; the loch and the wee road offer a tentative escape to either side but it avails them little: I'm heading across the sunlit fields for the gap in the hills!
Regards
Bill

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 4:13 PM

So atmospheric, with the heavy storm approaching, soon to smoother the brighter fore and middle grounds: the line of the shore and the estuary carry the eye into the storm very effectively, Dougie.
Great to see this part of the land which I am never likely to visit.

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 4:16 PM

Thanks for the kind comment Ronnie and many thanks for your Personal Award. Makes weather like this worth while when it's appreciated. GrinGrinGrin

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
18 Sep 2012 - 4:48 PM

Wow, what a beautiful landscape Dougie. Would be quite dramatic anyway, but those clouds and rain just add that something special to the shot. Hope you were in your car heading into it Grin. Moira

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 5:44 PM

Only Scotland is able to produce this sort of light and sky. Brilliant colours and wonderful clouds. A brilliant landscape.
Johanna

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7454 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1030 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:07 PM

Tells a story - man eking out a living from an essentially hostile world.
Moira

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:20 PM

Definately makes one feel tiny and insignificant! Patti Smile

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:26 PM

Superb composition and great view always good to see the hay bales being gathered before the storm! in this case, simple image which works very well

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:27 PM

glad I am in my warm home looking at this cracking image

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:01 PM

stunning view, and I would love to visit scotland again in near future. The sky is amazing and composition worked well Dougie.
regards
Yung

Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 440 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:22 PM

Excellent composityion and mood in this fine capture, Dougie.
Alun

derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 6185 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:52 PM

A grand view indeed Dougie. Beautifully composed and captured.
Derek

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 11:33 PM

Processed to perfection Dougie.

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Sep 2012 - 5:35 AM

So great with the threatening clouds

Peter

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 5:41 AM

Scotland at its very best. Beautiful, gritty, raw and rich.

Regards Nathan

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 7:53 AM

One of my favourite spots. Love that threatening sky with all its textures. Interesting to see straw bales in a stormy landscape rather than the usual sunny one.
Ann

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