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Alpine Glow Marsco

By hwatt  
Sligachan, Skye, Scotland

A gorgeous rich rust red alpine glow is left flaming the top of Marsco in the cirque of Sligachan's Cuillins peaks. The breathlessly still conditions in late Autumn sunlight permit some superb reflections through which yellow reeds and grasses protrude. I wait for the last vestiges of colour to tinge the slopes and the pinkening sky above before taking one of my favourite shots of this fine location.

Pentax 67 II ,55-100 zoom,Fujichrome Velvia
0.45ND grad, f/22 at 6 Seconds.

Tags: Landscape and travel

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johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 2:00PM
What a great glow and a super capture.

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stunning photo. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
IanBurton 6 80 7 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 3:14PM
Absolutely beautiful. Well done. Ian
1 Jul 2013 7:11PM
Superb light, much better than our visit to that little lochan.
Great shot Ian.
silverfoxey 7 15 1 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 9:00AM
Lovely sedate composition and reflection, the soft lighting makes this shot. James Smile

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