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...the crofter was taking in some late grass as the storm was looming in the mountains to the south. I was heading along the road into the storm.

Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Kyle of Durness...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:18 Sep 2012 - 3:30 PM
Tags:Farr, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Sutherland
Votes:Voting Disabled


woolybill1 Plus Member 9woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 3:54 PM

Good to see you again, Dougie: we too are hiding away for a few days. . . . .
I feel as if I'm being pulled very strongly into this picture; the loch and the wee road offer a tentative escape to either side but it avails them little: I'm heading across the sunlit fields for the gap in the hills!

RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 4:13 PM

So atmospheric, with the heavy storm approaching, soon to smoother the brighter fore and middle grounds: the line of the shore and the estuary carry the eye into the storm very effectively, Dougie.
Great to see this part of the land which I am never likely to visit.

Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1168 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 4:16 PM

Thanks for the kind comment Ronnie and many thanks for your Personal Award. Makes weather like this worth while when it's appreciated. GrinGrinGrin

moiral  5 Scotland
18 Sep 2012 - 4:48 PM

Wow, what a beautiful landscape Dougie. Would be quite dramatic anyway, but those clouds and rain just add that something special to the shot. Hope you were in your car heading into it Grin. Moira

18 Sep 2012 - 5:44 PM

Only Scotland is able to produce this sort of light and sky. Brilliant colours and wonderful clouds. A brilliant landscape.

mrswoolybill Critique Team 8789 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1272 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:07 PM

Tells a story - man eking out a living from an essentially hostile world.

PattiW  10 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:20 PM

Definately makes one feel tiny and insignificant! Patti Smile

pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:26 PM

Superb composition and great view always good to see the hay bales being gathered before the storm! in this case, simple image which works very well

barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 6:27 PM

glad I am in my warm home looking at this cracking image

dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:01 PM

stunning view, and I would love to visit scotland again in near future. The sky is amazing and composition worked well Dougie.

Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 563 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:22 PM

Excellent composityion and mood in this fine capture, Dougie.

derekhansen Plus Member 6203 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:52 PM

A grand view indeed Dougie. Beautifully composed and captured.

danbrann Plus Member 11544 forum postsdanbrann vcard 16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 11:33 PM

Processed to perfection Dougie.

jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Sep 2012 - 5:35 AM

So great with the threatening clouds


NDODS Plus Member 54347 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 5:41 AM

Scotland at its very best. Beautiful, gritty, raw and rich.

Regards Nathan

AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 7:53 AM

One of my favourite spots. Love that threatening sky with all its textures. Interesting to see straw bales in a stormy landscape rather than the usual sunny one.

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