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By newy17
IM BACK KIDS, and as you can see i went all the way to scotland to take night shots lol,mmm but youll be glad to know i took some shots of a day aswell ,,,well youve got to havent you lol,ive had loads of fun in the week running up to when we went,my broadband went tits up so icouldnt comment or upload a pic before we went and to top it of the 20d i got had big dust spots on the senser which i payed 90 pounds to get it cleaned and to my horror the first shots i took i checked them out on the laptop and there were more spots on my images so i wasnt a happy bunny to say the least so i ended up taking most of my shots with the little fuji ,but we had a fantastic time and the drive up to applecross was stunning and we were lucky we only had rain on the friday and yesterday on the way home and i will be cacthing up with everyone during the week.
thanks for taking the time to look at my castle lol ..
chears ian.
ooops its Eilean Donan Castle as you will already know lol..

Tags: Scotland General Architecture Castles Eilean donan castle Dornie Nightshots Landscape and travel

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28 Oct 2007 3:54PM
Excellent night shot, moody and nicely composed,

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Got a few night shots of this myself the week before!

Good one.

Alison Smile
tavm Plus
11 31 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2007 4:14PM
Really nice image, good control of the range of lighting.
MrsS Plus
11 4.5k 18 England
28 Oct 2007 4:28PM
Paul'll fight you for her!! Wink

Was in Liverpool the other day and commented on the fact we hadn't seen anything from you for a while Smile

Gr8 comeback Smile

Fran x
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
28 Oct 2007 4:43PM
A good take of a well photographed subject.Nice one Ian.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
28 Oct 2007 4:47PM
Like the details and lighting in this - well captured.
28 Oct 2007 4:54PM
Nice effect created by the castle lights again the overcast sky.
glyndwr Plus
10 66 10 Wales
28 Oct 2007 5:05PM
Hello Ian, nice to see you back.
This shot is fabulous.

BertC Plus
11 29 Malta
28 Oct 2007 5:07PM
Lovely work Ian.
paulb20 Plus
11 12 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2007 5:14PM
Superb night shot.
dathersmith Plus
10 558 12 England
28 Oct 2007 5:14PM
Great shot, welcome back.

Hop-A-Long Plus
10 52 1 England
28 Oct 2007 5:15PM
Glad to see you back and what acracking shot to return with. Got to have my sensor cleaned soon. Starting to use the clone tool on Photoshop for a couple of spots. LOL.
JimV Plus
11 6 3 Canada
28 Oct 2007 5:17PM
WOW Ian! This is a very hackneyed subject but you've gone and got yourself one of the finest shots I've ever seen of it! Congratulations, very well done!
Rgds., Jim

P.S. Re Canon woes, you should have a word with chiliman as you seem to be going down the same path he did
28 Oct 2007 5:25PM
Sorry to hear about the sensor spots - ouch! Anyway, this is such a cool image - just right for Halloween. Nice to see you back. PS...I bought a micron filter for my air compressor, turn it way down low with a regulator and use the ultra-clean air to gently blow out the dust on my girlfriends slr. Seems to work well.
imander Plus
10 388 7 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2007 5:55PM
sounds like you've had a right time of it...cracking picture, looks so beautiful, i will have to book a trip there
28 Oct 2007 6:19PM
Great shot!
kinfatric Plus
13 550 9 Scotland
28 Oct 2007 6:35PM
Its wonderful Ian and I'm glad you had what by all accounts from what you say was successful trip
28 Oct 2007 6:40PM
What a fabulous shot, nice to see you back again and pleased you had a great time.
Brilliant image. Annette
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
28 Oct 2007 7:17PM
Lovely light and an exceptional night shot Ian.
Cabit Plus
10 104 England
28 Oct 2007 7:18PM
Class shot, nice one.
Grim1 11 49 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2007 7:40PM
Glad you had a good time up here in the frozen wastes - love your pad - and the rushing clouds....
28 Oct 2007 7:42PM
Lovely shot of your little place in the country.

Soom Plus
12 1 England
28 Oct 2007 7:42PM
Excellent night shot Ian.
Glad you enjoyed your time away, looking forward to seeing more scenes from north of the border.
28 Oct 2007 9:28PM
Agree 100% with's one of the best shots of your castle I've ever seen. Glad you had a good trip and look forward to seeing ALL of it on EPZ! Great work Ian.
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
28 Oct 2007 9:29PM
Superb rendition Ian . Sorry you are having trouble , hope you soon get it sorted . This looks just like a Fairy tail . Thought you'd been to Walt Disney Place xx
RoddBC Plus
11 40 United States
28 Oct 2007 9:41PM
I totally love this shot!

28 Oct 2007 9:42PM
Stunning capture
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
29 Oct 2007 2:14AM

chrissd Plus
12 304 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 4:08AM
excellent lighting SmileSmile
imagio Plus
11 12 1 England
29 Oct 2007 6:08AM
Awesome night shot Ian, welcome back..

29 Oct 2007 8:43AM
Beautiful Ian, a lovely capture.

Trish x
chensuriashi Plus
11 273 17 England
29 Oct 2007 10:06AM
Great shot Ian, such good capture of the lights and sky, I wonder who lives in such a stunning home. I want to go too but Wifey is scared of the cold this time of year. Chen.
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
29 Oct 2007 11:42AM
Gorgeous shot; wonderful composition and great light. Welcome back!
gerrymac Plus
10 10 1 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 12:02PM
Nice to see your back safely,shame about your camera,just when you wanted it,but if you can take shots like this,it wont really matter what you use,the castle obvioously has been done a lot,but your interpretation must be the best one I have seen,great work,maybe catch you nxt time you are up.With the help of the missus,I have acquired a Nikon D80..''HELP''..but I'll get there
Oh Oh he's back in town, yes we missed you, thought you had been to a trampoline convention..........oh and cracking shot
29 Oct 2007 7:28PM
'Fantastic' love the colour in the sky and the lighting in the castle. Well done.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 7:44PM
Glad after all the mishaps that this photo at least turned out OK
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 9:08PM
Nice one Ian - Good to see you're back.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 9:42PM
Oh well, ye did go up the Bealach if it was stunning. Hope to see at least one shot from up there!
Your castle you say? Well - my castle too! SmileBeautiful shot, with a cracking sky above.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1851 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 10:13PM
Welcome back, we've missed you. And this is a nice shot to hit home with, warm golden light against cold blue/greys everywhere else. Very Scottish.
Incredible. Great sky
Diana Plus
11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
30 Oct 2007 8:45AM
wow look at that sky at night ...superb
you do the 'night thing' so well
30 Oct 2007 11:04AM
Hi there Ian, what a spectacular image to bring back for us to enjoy.
1stly, I hope your broadband is sorted out.
2ndly, I am in awe of how you have captured this beautiful lighting & detail.
Sky, castle & water, all amazing.
3rdly,I get the feeling, that just in the foreground of the water, there is an eye looking out at us.
Hilary Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1851 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2007 12:59PM
PS Blimey you've been busy! Thanks for your comments, hope you've caught up with sleep now!
dianah Plus
11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2007 3:30PM
This is like some magical castle..wonderful colour and light..thanks for the info.
JudeC Plus
10 6 3 England
30 Oct 2007 7:12PM
Wow - brilliant shot - welcome back - JudeC
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
30 Oct 2007 10:51PM
A spectacular night shot, a real humdinger to herald your return!
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2007 10:30AM

31 Oct 2007 4:10PM
Glad you enjoyed you holiday Ian, shame we couldn't meet up.
Smashing shot here, look forward to seeing many more!

piccy Plus
11 8 Wales
3 Nov 2007 3:33PM
Gorgeous shot.
10 2 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2007 9:19PM
Great image Ian....sounds like like you've been having fun.
12 Nov 2007 6:36PM
Great shot! I love the lighting on the castle and the cloud formation in the sky.
Valerie Smile
14 Nov 2007 4:34PM
Fabulous capture.
Another great shot of Eilean Donan. I wonder how many shots have been taken of this great spot over the years
2 Dec 2007 2:52PM
Excellent colors


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