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kaybee 14 5.8k 25 Scotland
14 Nov 2006 12:28PM
Get in there woman!

The clouds almost look like smoke from the chimneys.

This techniquereally does look best when seen BIG


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sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
14 Nov 2006 12:30PM
Lovely my dear, certainly made the most of the conditions that day!!

rhiw_com 11 24
14 Nov 2006 12:31PM
A beautiful composition Petra, love the dramatic backdrop. Nice work.

Rg Tony
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2006 12:35PM
I think you got a different angle to shoot from and it works. The mist hanging over the Buach looks like smoke coming from the chimney of Black Rock cottage.. I like the light illuminating the moor beyond the cottage too.

petra16 12 169 Scotland
14 Nov 2006 12:45PM
Thanks Roy and thanks for the help...

Thanks Paul and Jeanie who were there that day.. means alot to me coming from two great photographers

Thanks Tony for looking in

Eosin 11
14 Nov 2006 12:45PM
I love the colour contrast, it's almost a black and white photo but has the stark beauty of colour.
conrad 13 10.9k 116
14 Nov 2006 2:04PM

Quote:I was not going to take a picture of this cottage

No, I know - you were busy shooting me! Wink

Seriously, though - it was worth shooting, wasn't it. It makes such a lovely subject, especially against that mountainous background.

SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
14 Nov 2006 2:21PM
Petra it's lovely to see different 'takes' of the cottage especially with everyone's different interpretations. Aren't the lines interesting - and was it chance or design I wonder that made them build the slant of the roof at the same angle as that of the Buachaille .. 8-]

What this says to me is raw landscape and extreme conditions - that red makes it feel alive and volcanic doesn't it. Tremendous effect and so powerful.

iansamuel 14 271 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2006 3:01PM
I really like this, simple, uncluttered, strong colours, the smoke is a bonus.
Sabreur 12 767 England
14 Nov 2006 3:31PM
The different composition tot he standard shot works well here. Petra. You've made the most of the light hitting the cottage.
RuthyJ 11 England
14 Nov 2006 4:16PM
Great picture of a very popular cottage, There is even a tin of buscuits in Tesco with it on .
toonboy 13 75 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2006 4:29PM
Different angle and gorgeous

Regards Ken
highlander 14 32 Scotland
14 Nov 2006 6:43PM
I have seen a few crackers of this quaint wee house of late and this one adds to my list of beauties...the fresh whitewashed walls contrasts so well with the Beauchy, such an enchanting scene Petra.
colin 13 697 5 Scotland
14 Nov 2006 6:43PM
I didn't take one due to 6 cars parked outside it at 7am - wish I'd come back for one though. Very nice, Petra.
AngieLatham 13 790 2 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2006 7:06PM
Fantastic shot Petra,lovely vibrant colours clashing together between the firey grass and the blue clouds. It's great seeing everones different views of this place Smile

davidhu 12 19 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2006 8:22PM
Excellent shot. Lovely saturated colours against a misty backdrop.
petra16 12 169 Scotland
14 Nov 2006 8:53PM
Thanks everybody for looking and your comments

Hanners Plus
12 875 10 Ireland
14 Nov 2006 9:54PM
fantastic shot, love the light and mood to it, pleased to be #30.

petra16 12 169 Scotland
14 Nov 2006 9:55PM
Thank you so much Tony my first 30

mini670 13 172 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2006 12:42AM
Love it, when i saw the thumb it was instantly reconisable, but i never tire of seeing photos of it, nicely taken!
4 Jan 2007 6:09PM
Very simple but effective shot.
Gomez 11 1 Scotland
18 Nov 2007 9:21AM
Love the volcanic look to the background!
happysnappa 11 122 1 Scotland
18 Nov 2007 7:29PM
Love the contrast of the orange fields behind!


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