Across the Clyde...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...towards the Isle of Arran, Scotland. Four Cormorants sit drying in the wind, remarkably still in this 30 second exposure with the Lee 10x stopper filter.

Tags: Scotland Strathclyde Landscape and travel Ayrshire and Arran

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Comments


timjnngs 9 3 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 5:55AM
A very nice B+W image.

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rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
5 Sep 2011 7:25AM
Angry conditions Dougie love the mono rendition. Ron.
moiral 6 12 Scotland
5 Sep 2011 7:58AM
Moody, atmospheric shot, and well suited to mono. Moira
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
5 Sep 2011 8:12AM
Moody stuff Dougie!

Rgds
Paul
bill33 Plus
5 12 1 Scotland
5 Sep 2011 8:25AM
A very atmospheric photograph Dougie, the mono brings out the type of weather which is typical of Scotland.I love your chosen low viewpoint here and great effect with the long exposure, beautifully done, Bill. ps Thanks for the suggestion with my previous upload, I have tried the crop on the image and kind of like the result, I appreciate your input and advice, many thanks again, Bill.
Baz72 7 30 Scotland
5 Sep 2011 9:04AM
Nice shot Dougie...love the effect on the sky with the ten stop !
Brain
mrswoolybill Plus
9 965 1494 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 9:06AM
I didn't spot the cormorants at first, but now I've seen them they seem to dominate the composition, the clouds and rock lines converging on them. Quite extraordinary.
Moira
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 68 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 9:17AM
The angles of cloud and rocky promontory draw the eye into and through the picture. Superb composition, Dougie.
Regards
Bill
Mari 12 1.8k Wales
5 Sep 2011 9:32AM
A beautiful mono Dougie, and fabulous sky Smile

Mari
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 9:38AM
mono works so well with this image
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
5 Sep 2011 11:13AM
I think Bill haas summarised well what I would say, Dougie: I agree with him completely.
Ronnie.
5 Sep 2011 11:14AM
Good use of mono to create a moody atmosphere, Dougie.
fraser 12 631 14 Scotland
5 Sep 2011 1:24PM
Great mono image Dougie. Didn't know you had one of those 10-stop toys.

Fraser
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 2:24PM
The mono is brilliant here; I can feel the cold wind coming off the sea!
Ann
5 Sep 2011 4:54PM
I'm a mono fan so do love this Dougie. Very good image............Sandy
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 5:22PM
Cracking shot !....nice to see a mono in your repetoire .....& this one's top notch with lots of drama in that sky.....1st class, as always !!!!!
wolfy 12 36 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 7:28PM
Excellent big stopper work Dougie, love the drama and mood here, nice one!
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 7:57PM
Perfect use of the 10 stopper Dougie. Mono was undoubtedly the way to go with this as well.
Derek
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
5 Sep 2011 7:58PM
I have almost stopped using filters nowadays, to lazy for it. So it is great to see how they should be used

Peter
danbrann Plus
12 621 17
5 Sep 2011 8:23PM
Tremendous use of photographic skills My friend.
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 8:38PM
Beautiful tones Dougie. I used to love doing mono prints back in the '70s and I still enjoy looking at quality mono images.

Phil.

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