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Loch Leven...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...The fog was all gone from a half hour earlier, the sun was shining and a blue sky appeared over the Loch, I could never have guessed a boat would be sitting here with the mountain behind.

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alansnap 14 577 26 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 9:54AM
Beautiful Dougie, perfect low winter sun and the light picking up the Pap of Glencoe is lovely.

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AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
14 Jan 2013 9:59AM
Fabulous shot of a very beautiful area and loch. Ann.
pmorgan 11 217 13 England
14 Jan 2013 10:19AM
Lovely crisp image Dougie!

14 Jan 2013 10:40AM
Great Shot

We went there 20 Years ago.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
14 Jan 2013 10:49AM
Another fine shot from Loch Leven, Dougie: we have seen a few from this area recently.
The boat could not have been better placed for you once the fog lifted, although I expect it's placement in the scene is more likely to be due to your good self.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 10:52AM
Those blueish cloud shadows over the different slopes do it every time for me, they add structure and contours. Idyllic.
almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 10:56AM
Great timing and PoV to get the low light modelling of the land in this well proportioned image. That green boat is a lovely bit of FG interest and featured in Sue R's recent uploads of the loch so I guess it's a winter mooring?
14 Jan 2013 11:00AM
Yes Al it looks as if that's just what it is. I did a trawl of the site after Ronnie's comment and found a couple of shots with the boat in.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
14 Jan 2013 11:47AM
Gentle Scottish day Dougie, ,very rare these days !!
Richsr 11 91 223 England
14 Jan 2013 11:55AM
Like the light and a pleasing sky to balance this well Dougie
Regards Richard
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 11:58AM
Looks quite blissful, Dougie. Those reflections are delightful.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 12:19PM
wonderful comp dougie brilliant colours and light a real belter nice one Wink
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 1:02PM
A beautiful Loch photographed at its very best. The warming light adding to its appeal even further.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
14 Jan 2013 1:03PM
Very beautiful image Dougie. What a great day, no wonder the boat is out and about. And you too for that matter.......Sandy
14 Jan 2013 4:14PM
Exquisite winter light Dougie, green is an interesting and different colour for a boat!
Ron left me while we were having dinner overlooking the Pap to rush out and take photos of the mini alpine glow some years ago!!
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 5:23PM
Sunshine! It's a very elegant looking boat basking in some lovely Highland weather.
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 5:26PM
Beautiful !!.....lovely light !!!!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 6:18PM
What a wonderful image
Am surprised about the colour of the boat ...all sailors avoid green with a vengence
supposed to bring bad luck!!!
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 7:29PM

Quote:Beautiful Dougie, perfect low winter sun and the light picking up the Pap of Glencoe is lovely.

I hadn't read the included comment but was thinking exactly the same then read the one already posted and thought "I can't say better than this" so there you go Dougie I love it Smile
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
14 Jan 2013 7:45PM
Gorgeous light and colours Dougie, and that green of the boat fits in beautifully; lovely image!
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
14 Jan 2013 8:18PM
I thought I had commented on this one earlier..another senior moment.
The boat is just in the right place Dougie breaking up that expanse of water.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 8:43PM
So colourful now the fog has gone Dougie
Just goes to show, a waiting game, and so worth while
14 Jan 2013 9:09PM
A beautiful scene and a very nice looking boat.
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 6:28AM
I like the inclusion of the boat Dougie and nicely positioned in the scene, must be enjoying a wonderful view. Great light on the mountain too.
Sue_R Plus
12 11 6 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 9:08AM
We were delighted to find the boat there too. It really does make the image.

Sue Smile
old timer 14 55 1 Scotland
15 Jan 2013 4:51PM
Just lovely, Dougie. As said, the boat is a big plus.
16 Jan 2013 11:10AM
Beautiful Dougie love the little green boat sitting so still in it lovely suroundings.

19 Jan 2013 4:06PM
A lovely image of this historic Loch ! Always feel so sad when I think of Q. Mary locked up on the island.On the tourist information board at the loch side it state the key to the castle was lost . I visited Walter Scott's Abbotsford House and guess what the key is displayed among his collection!Winkgill
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 6:16PM
Awwwww, this is again one of those getting me homesick! The boat, in line with the Pap, the wonderful blue sky reflecting in the loch, the beautiful light on the hills... ache, ache, ache...
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 9:56PM
Just gorgeous Dougie, love the striking colours here

30 Jan 2013 7:42AM
Wonderful shot my dear friend !
wolfy 14 36 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 11:57AM
Oh..lovely sky and clarity to this one Dougie, simply beautiful!

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