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Scottish Squall ...

By sut68      
A slight [and temporary] diversion away from the shots I've been putting up of late. Found this one lurking on my HD and realised I hadn't yet posted it.

Taken at a similar time to a previous upload, just as yet another squall past the 'Buckle' in preparation to dump its load on those brave/daft [delete as appropriate] enough to dare to take her picture Wink

Enjoy your weekends folks, hope it stays fine for you.


Tags: General Mountain Stream River coupall Cascades Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Rowardmar08scotland Buachaill etive mor

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martin.w Plus
15 503 22 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 6:28PM
May not as daft/brave as standing out in a hailstorm, but well worth daring for the result. Nice one Smile

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sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 6:30PM
We got the lot this day Martin, rain, hail ... you name it, I favour mad myself Wink
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
3 May 2008 6:33PM
Large is a must see.Well taken Paul.
alan h. Plus
16 275 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 6:34PM
great picture the dramatic sky compliments the stormy sea and the mountain brings them together. alan h.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
3 May 2008 6:34PM
Like the tones and atmosphere in this Paul - to gether with the foreground make a great capture - well worth getting rained on for.
Well captured and processed .
Regards Richard.
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 6:36PM
Tom, I hope you're feeling much better mate!!!

Cheers guys,
dathersmith Plus
10 558 12 England
3 May 2008 6:36PM
Excellent shot Paul, very moody.

dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 6:39PM
very dramatic.
Phil_Restan Plus
12 280 9 England
3 May 2008 6:41PM
Very nice indeed. What I like about this is you've slowed the water down but it's still clear and we can still see the rocks below the water. Good exposure control.

katieb Plus
13 255 4 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 6:42PM
Wonderfully dramatic - beautifully captured.
Briwooly Plus
12 452 5 England
3 May 2008 6:49PM
Brilliant exposure Paul and so well composed great image

samsalt1 10 34 4
3 May 2008 6:50PM
Absolutely fantastic !
The water in particular is exceptionally well captured and inredibly natural just as I like it.

sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 6:51PM
Ta folks, what captured my eye the most was the upturned triangular rock formation which mirrored the 'Buckle', well, in my mind anyway Wink

Ta all, have a great extended weekend.

MrsS Plus
11 4.5k 18 England
3 May 2008 6:53PM
Didn't realise this hadn't seen the light of day! Smile

sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 6:57PM
Similar one posted before, but this one has a slightly better feel to the water I feel Wink x
LesF Plus
11 182 9
3 May 2008 7:35PM
Full of drama this Paul and a must viewing large

Les F
martinl Plus
14 269 2 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 7:37PM

Quote:I favour mad myself
Your words mate!!Wink
Well worth your airing this one.
9 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 7:38PM
lovely tones, moodyfeel and drama in both the sky and water.
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 7:40PM

Quote:Your words mate!!

... I'm pink, therefore I'm Spam Wink [mad as a box of frogs mate]!!!

Cheers guys, enjoy the extra time off Smile

3 May 2008 7:51PM
Very strong image. Really nice.
edrhodes Plus
12 547 12 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 8:09PM
That sky is doing it for me bud, a place I've yet to visit.

LesF Plus
11 182 9
3 May 2008 8:09PM

Quote:... I'm pink, therefore I'm Spam [mad as a box of frogs mate]!!!

Once over 40 and he,s gone, pressure got to you ? LOL

Les F
dazzaman Plus
11 631 England
3 May 2008 8:09PM
excellent stuff again paul, this looks slightly more contrasty to your usual processing bud.

LeighRebecca Plus
10 267 10 England
3 May 2008 8:53PM
Full of movement in both sky and water - makes a great image.

sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 9:16PM

Quote:Once over 40 and he,s gone, pressure got to you ? LOL

... wibble, derrr, humph ... dribble Wink

Cheers folks, not quite sure what you mean by more contrasty Dazzler, I've done more contasty shots recently!!!

Ta all for the feedback, appreciate it.

dazzaman Plus
11 631 England
3 May 2008 9:23PM
sorry paul, should explain myself better.
i just thought the land at the bottom of the mountain, and the mountain itself. looked a little dark and contrasty. compared to your recent shots from this area.

ignore me mate.its prob my eyes, they are not as good as they used to be. mind you i am 44 next month. LOL.
MikeH Plus
13 217 4 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 9:38PM
Wonderful detail in the water,
Cormy Plus
10 3 England
3 May 2008 10:08PM
Great drama in this one Paul.Fine shot.
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 10:28PM
Possibly Dazzler, but not sure it's that different.

Ta Mike and Alan too, appreciate the feedback all.

xstevex Plus
10 89 1 England
3 May 2008 10:45PM
great image love the water
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
3 May 2008 10:49PM
Cheers Steve, hope your weekend's going well!!!
3 May 2008 11:28PM
earlier i was praising a shot of here without water but boy have you grabbed me again..superb image
Eviscera Plus
11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 11:30PM
such an involving image ,

you capture time as well as place.

kaybee Plus
13 5.5k 25 Scotland
3 May 2008 11:44PM
Here is a novel thought .................. crop off the top half and just leave the water - leaves what looks like a painting of the water
3 May 2008 11:53PM
wow i love it
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
4 May 2008 12:54AM
Thanks Gary, Dave, Roy [good idea ... wanna buy it Wink] and Sinead. Your comments mean a lot folks ... night, night Smile

One of my favourite spots on the moor, I don't go often so that it's always a pleasure when I see the water with that mountain behind.
Nice work on this looks like a lot of work on the water, some C1 then PS?

All the very best the weather here is poor in the mornings but has been brightening later,
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
4 May 2008 9:32AM
Cheers Dougie, yes C1 v4 then PS, though hardly any work on the water at all, it was the Cokin colour cast on the sky that needed the work. I wish I lived much nearer to this area, I would be one happy tog if that were the case Wink

Enjoy your weekend my friend,
4 May 2008 12:46PM
Love the sky in this one

javam Plus
13 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 1:10PM
Great one Paul. I love the way the water is captured in this and the way the light seems to radiate out from behind the base of the Buckle.

jdh2 Plus
12 1 1 United States
4 May 2008 2:31PM
Everything about this works. Motion is spectacular and contrast is perfect.

sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
4 May 2008 4:52PM
Ta Mark, Neil and Jerry. I see what you mean about the light Neil, must've been much lighter over at Ballachulish!!!

wamp Plus
11 276 8 England
4 May 2008 7:53PM
Lovely image Paul, the depth and drama added by the river adds so well to the overall mood of the shot - very nice Smile

sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
4 May 2008 9:32PM
Ta Sean, appreciate it mate!!!

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