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...the sun was gently lifting the mist to reveal the slopes of Ben Starav.
An arrowhead of colour reflected in the dark waters of Loch Etive. A day to remember for the few photographers dotted along the loch that day.

Camera:Canon Eos 1Ds Mark 111
Lens:16-35mm f/:2.8 L 11 usm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Rising Mist...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:5 Nov 2009 - 5:06 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel
Votes:104

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DaveMead
DaveMead  5 United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:09 PM

Absolutely beautiful Dougie and that reflection is amazing.
Dave

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Angi_Wallace
Angi_Wallace e2 Member 6172 forum postsAngi_Wallace vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:09 PM

Beautiful serene image. Love the reflections and composition.
Angi

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:14 PM

Lovely misty image with super reflection.........Sandy

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Jou©o
Jou©o  1056 forum posts Finland
5 Nov 2009 - 5:16 PM

i think this is one of your very best ever, Dougie!!

Superb photography! That mist and light is fabulous....and what a view!

Thanks for sharing..............

Jouko

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:18 PM

Cheers Jouko it was a great day to be there.

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 8MalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:22 PM

This is superb. Wish I was there!

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:25 PM

Very dramatic, lovely image.

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:26 PM

That's a lovely shot. Beautiful light and of course those gorgeous reflections too.

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Mad4WDW
Mad4WDW  5 England
5 Nov 2009 - 5:30 PM

Cracking shot this one

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Imagephotographics

Stunning image indeed !

Chris

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User_Removed
5 Nov 2009 - 5:36 PM

lovely capture and great reflections in the loch....

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BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff e2 Member 7191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 5:40 PM

Now, that's a lovely shot, Dougie!

Bill

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divney
divney  5 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2009 - 5:45 PM

fantastic

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Paul_H
Paul_H  4 England
5 Nov 2009 - 5:45 PM

That is so atmospheric, love it.

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
5 Nov 2009 - 5:58 PM

superb image.ray

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david deveson
5 Nov 2009 - 6:01 PM

You've been and gone and dunnit again... congratulations.
David

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jaktis
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5 Nov 2009 - 6:01 PM

Lovely with the thin mist and superb light

Peter

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Ganto
Ganto  8769 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 6:09 PM

It's all been said already Dougie.

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RobD
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5 Nov 2009 - 6:16 PM

Full of light and atmosphere - something special about this, Dougie
Rob

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Scott_Scot
5 Nov 2009 - 6:20 PM

Absolutely stunning!!!!!!!!!

Pleasure to make this 30. Hope it goes much farther!


Scotty

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chris-p
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5 Nov 2009 - 6:23 PM

Agree with Scotty.....beautiful

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Trout_Man
Trout_Man  5 Wales30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 6:58 PM

Excellent capture, very nice composition, nice one Smile Geoff.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom952 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 6:58 PM

Definitely something special, the contrast between the cold ethereal mist and the warm tones and textures of the rock.
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 7:11 PM

Wonderful perspective. The clarity of the left shore line seizes the attention, the mist drags it into the patch of light and swirls it round deliciously between sky and water.
Regards
Bill

I hope my new V3 is to your taste!

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Phil_Morgan
5 Nov 2009 - 7:13 PM

Very special Dougie Smile

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Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro  6200 forum posts Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 7:13 PM

I agree this is special mate.

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Rob_Taylor
Rob_Taylor  10659 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 7:17 PM

Yep, superb image, well done Dougie Smile

Rob

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9470 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 7:25 PM

A tremendous achievement Dougie.
I don't know whether I told you but I once took a girl out in the fog and missed.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 7:32 PM

I think you might hve mentioned the fact Danny.

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Alan_Coles
5 Nov 2009 - 7:37 PM

Great description of a great image..says it all.

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MikeA
MikeA  91147 forum posts England
5 Nov 2009 - 7:52 PM

What a stunner Dougie.

MikeA.

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 8:14 PM

BEAUTIFUL in really big bold caps - a real belter of a shot here Dougie with all of the elements coming together superbly!

Rgds
Paul

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Blueberry69
5 Nov 2009 - 8:55 PM

Fantastic shot. Everything about it is great. Well taken and exposed.

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5179 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 9:07 PM

This really is rather special Dougie. One of your best that I have seen.
Derek

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt e2 Member 9739 forum postsIanFlindt vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 9:47 PM

This is a magnificent image, Dougie - a landscape photograph of exceptional beauty.

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PaulHolloway
PaulHolloway e2 Member 7PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 10:04 PM

An image to savour Dougie, very, very good.

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landandlight
5 Nov 2009 - 10:10 PM

Stunning Dougi.

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MichaelBHanney
MichaelBHanney e2 Member 6MichaelBHanney vcard
5 Nov 2009 - 10:22 PM

Hauntingly beautiful,

Michael

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oll1e
oll1e e2 Member 755 forum postsoll1e vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2009 - 10:57 PM

i'll side with Jouko ,i think this is beautiful dougie and one of your best Smile

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Paul_Forgham
6 Nov 2009 - 12:23 AM

Totally stunning image, outstanding photography. Rgds Paul

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phillips
phillips  869 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 7:21 AM

Scotland at its best there Douglas.

Guy

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thewaiter
thewaiter  121177 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 7:36 AM

wonderful image full of atmosphere, beautifully captured.

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 7:40 AM

Superb Dougie, one of your best. Full of atmosphere and strong composition. Ron.

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alighalam
alighalam  5 Iran, Islamic Republic of1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 8:19 AM

Dear friend, DOUGIE, Absolutely excelent landscape image with alive feeling.
Ali

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Dennis_Bromage

Agree with all the above, this is one of your very best Dougie. A tremendous image which makes me long to be back up in the Highlands Smile
Den

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 8:38 AM

Lovely light and tones in this Dougie, love the reflections and the mist - excellent work.
Regards Richard.

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joolsb
joolsb  927115 forum posts Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 10:51 AM

Mmmmm, silky-smooth creamy goodness. Excellent.

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Skinz
Skinz  1194 forum posts
6 Nov 2009 - 11:20 AM

Outstanding image of this wonderful place.

Rich

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 11:20 AM

This is beautifully done.

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Sconz
Sconz  7 Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 1:41 PM

Beautiful light and colours, really stands out!

Sean.

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Clayey
Clayey  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 3:02 PM

Absolutely wonderful shot, I wish I could get up to your neck of the woods more often to get shots like this, Regards Peter.

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
6 Nov 2009 - 3:53 PM

Fabulous Dougie, love the mist and reflelectons. Large is superb.


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carterart
carterart  1074 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Nov 2009 - 4:43 PM

A stunner - one of your best I'd say. Truly splendid.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 5:02 PM

Superb image. Just shows me how little I know about taking pictures. This is simply fantastic!
Johanna

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2009 - 5:06 PM

No it doesn't Johanna, like me you're still learning, I've spent my life in photography, it has to have helped or I've wasted my working life.
Your work is wonderful and you have so many friends here, don't lose heart please. You bring joy to so many with your images and poetry and knowledge of the world, you are one of our STARS.

All the very best my friend,
Dougie
XXX

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owp  9168 forum posts
6 Nov 2009 - 5:10 PM

. . . ooooowh! YES! . . they all said it for me!

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Camairish
Camairish  81276 forum posts Scotland
8 Nov 2009 - 5:15 PM

Magnificent photograph, nothing I can say that hasn't already been said. Looks as if Autumn colour has been superb this year.

Ian.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2009 - 6:39 AM

Thanks Jeanie, great design for your award.
Dougie

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Mari
Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
12 Nov 2009 - 5:51 PM

Wow, i've missed a few of yours Dougie, and some of your best I think, what an amazing image

Mari

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2009 - 7:33 PM

Totally magical, Dougie. Has to be best of the week.
Regards
Bill

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2009 - 7:46 PM

Thanks very much Bill, the user award is very gratefully recieved my friend, many thanks.

Dougie

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porty2003
porty2003  1097 forum posts Scotland
13 Nov 2009 - 8:42 AM

Cracking image,love the sky/reflection.
John

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