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"Campsie View"

By RonnieAG
A view of the shadowed Campsies Hills from the path to '"The Whangie": the two small white dots just to left of centre are vehicles on the Glasgow to Drymen road.
The stile is there to help one negotiate a fence which has all but disappeared.

My thanks to all who commented on Walk This Way, and with special thanks to Fred {Badgerfred} for his User Award.

Ronnie.

Tags: Landscape and travel Campsie hills


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Comments


Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
5 Feb 2013 5:25AM
What a lovely view Ronnie !! I would love to hike there in summertime - but I will not use the style though Smile A great photo !!!GrinGrinGrin

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CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
5 Feb 2013 5:36AM
Trouble sleeping, Ronnie, it must still be dark up there Wink. A fine composition with that beautiful blue sky, well captured. Carol
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
5 Feb 2013 6:17AM
a lovely view, well taken shot.
ant.
Andysnapper 7 109 25 England
5 Feb 2013 6:34AM
Fantastic shot Ronnie, great composition and beautiful light.

Andy
Stoorie 4 8 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 6:43AM
Ah, a braw picture of the motherland.
Living in the South of England now, the "natives" don't get it when I say that I miss seeing hills, even a wee one like this! This is exactly what i'm missing.

A splendid shot, of a lovely part of the world.

Good capture Grin

Stevie
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:19AM
What a lovely view you have captured. Smile
johnjo58 5 2 5 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:19AM
Lovely view Ronnie

David
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:24AM
wonderful comp and light ronnie super colours and detail a beauty nice one Wink
andy
User_Removed 3 4 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:34AM
Makes you want to put your walking boots on and go for it. Nice bob Smile
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
5 Feb 2013 8:13AM
Another beautiful landscape capture.

Albert
CaroleS Plus
5 412 3 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:14AM
Such lovely light and those tiny vehicles certainly depict scale!
Carole
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
5 Feb 2013 8:28AM
Pity, the intricate gate is useless any more. A great landscape work!
5 Feb 2013 8:37AM
A beautifully captured landscape Ronnie Smile
jdinne 12 16 England
5 Feb 2013 8:40AM
Brilliantly composed Ronnie. Excellent fg interest/detail a great feeling of depth and scale. Colour and light superb.

John
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
5 Feb 2013 8:41AM
A fine place to stop and take in the view Ronnie, well composed
regards Richard
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:42AM
Another great view, not sure about the included stile but it does tell a story, just draws my eye
Clarity and colours are just lovely Ronnie as always !!!GrinGrin

Pam
Great comp Ronnie with lovely rich colours, pleased you included the stile it adds to the capture I feel.

John
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
5 Feb 2013 9:09AM
I just love the names of places up your way Ronnie, a great landscape with front to back clarity. - gary
geffers7 Plus
5 43 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 9:22AM
Nice colours and detail Ronnie.
Geoff
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
5 Feb 2013 9:36AM
Not much use as a stile anymore but an excellent piece of foreground interest, and with the tree on the left gives a frame to the view beyond. Lovely bit of landscaping, Ronnie.

Dave
Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 9:51AM
Another fine composition with some great detail especially the F/G and some beautiful light
Steve
Beautiful scene Ronnie, like your composition,
Fred.
ali63 Plus
4 737 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 9:53AM
A wonderful image of this stunning view,GrinGrinGrin
Ali
5 Feb 2013 10:02AM
its a grand part of the planet Ronnie for sure that style looks fit and hardt for the job like the composition

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 10:07AM
Lovely scene, excellent composition and light, beautifully captured

Hugh
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
5 Feb 2013 10:34AM
Stunning composed landscape Ronnie, the exposure spot on.

Regards

Trev.
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 11:17AM
Wow Ronnie, you keep on finding different views for us all to drool over. This is a lovely shot. Great detail, colour and composition.
Ray
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
5 Feb 2013 11:47AM
Great depth to this scene - that style looks to have been a bit treacherous when it was in use Ronnie.
Brian.
Irishkate Plus
5 33 94 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 11:52AM
A fine image of some Scottish walking country.
Clive and I climbed Conic Hill a few yeas ago - the steps damned near killed me!!
Is The Whangie an easier climb?
The style and the tree lead us nicely along that path.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 12:05PM
I first thought it was titled "Campsite View"GrinGrin..................... No tents, but that stile is a bit like a wigwamWink
Lovely image Ronnie.
Diane
5 Feb 2013 12:08PM
Wonderful landscapes surrounding you Ronnie, captured perfectly Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 12:19PM
Love this one, a lovely view and once again you have included a human touch with the stile.
5 Feb 2013 2:04PM
I remember back in 1986 when I went on a coach holiday to the Isle of Skye, we had an overnight stay in Drymen on our return home - a lovely little village Smile And this certainly is a lovely view, Ronnie, of this beautiful part of the world Smile
Trev Smile
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
5 Feb 2013 2:41PM
Not to unlike the landscape around where I live in PEnnsylvania--- A gorgeous summertime view!
Brian65 6 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 2:58PM
What a beautiful view Ronnie, great shot.
Brian
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 3:01PM
A place to sit for hours and admire the view - midges permitting! Smile
Ann
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
5 Feb 2013 3:17PM
That's a well-build stile. Pity they didn't make the fence to match! Grin Always makes me feel nostalgic viewing your images of this area. Must get back sometime soon!

Ann
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 3:33PM
Excellent composition Ronnie and lovely colours.

Ray
5 Feb 2013 3:53PM
Spectacular scenery once again...............GrinGrinGrinGrin
5 Feb 2013 4:23PM
A beautiful, well composed landscape that simply draws you into the picture, Ronnie!

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JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 5:18PM
A fine view of the fells so well captured.
Ken
5 Feb 2013 5:48PM
A lovely viewpoint and excellent capture Ronnie. One can see for miles
Jim
5 Feb 2013 6:11PM
Very nice view point Ronnie, making for a lovely composition.

John Smile
johnjo58 5 2 5 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 6:41PM
Beautiful landscape very well captured Ronnie

David
5 Feb 2013 7:00PM
A beautiful landscape Ronnie,excellent capture..Lin
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
5 Feb 2013 7:19PM
What a lovely scenery,somewhere that I would love to walkSmile
NettaSmile
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1799 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:32PM
Excellent use of the stile in this beautiful scene, Ronnie.
I'm sure I have had some bottled water from this place.
carper123 Plus
4 887 8 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:56PM
Luv the composition, Ronnie, well thought out and put together, works really well with the foreground interest. Sorry i have missed your recent images, but had time to take a quick look, quite superb and up to your usual high standard.
Well done my friend.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
sable 7 9 7 England
5 Feb 2013 10:49PM
Great piece of work love the composition - good colours - Elizabeth xx
6 Feb 2013 2:29AM
Hay un triangulo excelente que te llava a ver lo bonnito del paisaje,
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
6 Feb 2013 5:26AM
A lovely scenery

Peter
JimV 9 6 3 Canada
6 Feb 2013 5:39AM
A most unusual stile (to me at any rate) don't tell me you resisted taking a shot from its platform!
You've captured a wee bit of Scotland in all its glory here Ronnie!
Rgds., Jim
PS. Most annoying now, the times I spent in the Trossachs, Drymen, Balmaha area, coincided with a period I was sans camera Sad
Jocelia Plus
4 2 1 Australia
6 Feb 2013 8:35AM
Lovely shot Ronnie. Emphasising what on has to do with a walking holiday.
Or day out………

Jocelia...
lesliea 6 2 Australia
6 Feb 2013 8:56AM
Beautiful image Ronnie well composed.
Allen, Smile
Tibetan 3 3 England
8 Feb 2013 2:21PM
A splendid view Ronnie, wonder why a fence in the first place! cattle maybe, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
14 Feb 2013 6:51PM
Another fine compositon Ronnie, you have some beautiful places to go walking

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