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A 02.30 am rise and a three and a half hour car journey was worth all the effort to witness and capture this beautiful sunrise over the Quirang on the north of the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Contax ST, Velvia 50, 8 seconds at f22, 0.3 ND grad filter

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Camera:Contax ST
Lens:18 - 55 mm
Recording media:Velvia 50
Title:Skye Sunrise
Username:tg tg
Uploaded:27 Dec 2008 - 2:59 PM
Tags:Highland, Isle of skye, Landscape, Landscape / travel, Quiraing, Scotland
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mianby
mianby  7 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2008 - 3:04 PM

fantastic

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 3:11 PM

What a gorgeous shot, brings back long forgotton memories.
Hugh

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Delg999
Delg999  6 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2008 - 3:20 PM

lovely...........

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turbopb1
turbopb1  8 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2008 - 3:26 PM

Thought I recognised this Thomas, I was at Moray Camera Club until recently moving south. Fantastic Picture. Paul

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alfpics
alfpics  12357 forum posts England
27 Dec 2008 - 3:30 PM

Gorgeous lighting - worth the effort!
Andy

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 4:46 PM

Beautiful.

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PeelNStick
PeelNStick  10 United States4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 4:54 PM

Great mountain scene. Good vantage point.

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silburkp
silburkp  10 England
27 Dec 2008 - 5:00 PM

Great composition. Fabulous light & colour.

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shane
shane  10 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2008 - 5:33 PM

what a stunning scene, beautifully shot

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shane

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Paintman
Paintman e2 Member 8857 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom173 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 5:45 PM

Excellent shot and a beautifully atmospheric scene.

Alan.

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challicew
challicew  6 South Africa1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 6:27 PM

Absolutely stunning

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ray_paul
ray_paul  6 England
27 Dec 2008 - 7:16 PM

wonderful landscape image great colours and lighting-ray

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 7:50 PM

stunning scene in absolute glory, that golden light is superb
Linda

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Nickscape
Nickscape  8695 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 8:09 PM

A famous location expertly captured - great shot.

Nick

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bromley-smith
27 Dec 2008 - 8:52 PM

Never seen Skye look so beautiful, Tony

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Alan86
Alan86  6 Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 9:07 PM

Excelent shot!....Great job!

Alan

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tg
tg  1086 forum posts Scotland
27 Dec 2008 - 9:30 PM

Thanks for your comments. I have uploaded this shot before but I am taking advantage of the larger upload size this week. This shot was the front cover image from the 'Outdoor Photography' magazine in August 2007.

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Silverzone
27 Dec 2008 - 10:16 PM

Stunning scene. Sylvia

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2008 - 4:04 PM

It certainly was worth the effort, Thomas...a very beautiful image and gorgeous colour & lighting.
TrevB Smile

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Falconer
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28 Dec 2008 - 6:06 PM

Is this the same picture that appeared on the front of OP>

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keithh
keithh e2 Member 1023040 forum postskeithh vcard Wallis and Futuna33 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2008 - 8:28 PM

Classic piece of landscape photography and not an easy exposure to nail on the top left.

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tg
tg  1086 forum posts Scotland
28 Dec 2008 - 9:00 PM


Quote: Is this the same picture that appeared on the front of OP>

Yes, this was the cover image for August 2007. Thanks for noticing.
Thomas

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CathyT
CathyT e2 Member 87276 forum postsCathyT vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2008 - 9:18 PM

Tiz a stunner.

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
8 Jan 2009 - 4:01 PM

Cracking image, lovely light and comp.
Cheesey.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2009 - 7:39 AM

Wow!
Johanna

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stuart davies
12 Jan 2009 - 7:04 PM

Fantastic!
Stuart

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wolfy
wolfy  1036 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Feb 2009 - 8:12 PM

Skye is a beautiful place and you have done it justice! AWSOME shot, just superb in every way, love it!!!!

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User_Removed
19 Jul 2009 - 9:19 PM

Thats a really good shot and worth all of the 80+votes it has

William

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knackeredoldman

gorgeous shot, not sure about all this 'Velvia' stuff though ;o)

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