Neist Point 2

By CliffGreen  
This image was taken 10 minutes before my last upload from a slightly different position. In this image, the side lighting from the sun (going down to my right) is more noticeable on the cliff face.

Many thanks to those who voted and commented on the previous image - much appreciated.


Tags: Landscape Scotland Coastal Isle of skye Neist point Landscape and travel

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Cor 7 Belgium
19 Jul 2012 6:49PM
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19 Jul 2012 7:12PM
The delightful scenery!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Jul 2012 7:17PM
Some lovely colour on the cliffs from the sinking sun, Cliff

Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2012 7:19PM
Another wonderful image with that amazing rock formation.
Great sky also.
Lovely light captured just where you want it, nice work

RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
19 Jul 2012 8:42PM
Another excellent shot with the sunlit cliff edge leading one out to the lighthouse.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2012 11:11AM
Such beautiful lighting in the well composed scene. The light leads your eye to the lighthouse.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
24 Jul 2012 11:41PM
Yes the light gives good foreground detail,the lighthouse gives scale to the shot.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Jul 2012 10:54PM
A wonderful cloud and excellent light on the cliffs!
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 1:05PM
The light is beautiful on those cliffs!
18 Aug 2012 11:52AM
You really have to want to see this sight to travel across Skye to get here, it goes on for what seems a long time, but when you eventually reach the end of the single track road and get out the car, you understand why you really wanted to be here.
Looks beautifully calm here on your visit, lovely light hitting the cliffs as the sun dips below the Western Isles out there to the right.
My first visit here was quite a few years ago and the place was busy with tourists, so must have been summer, any way I encountered a couple from France on the way to live in the lighthouse for their holidays, the husband was carrying a bag on his back and pulling a trolley case, his wife some distance back was also pulling a trolley case and had a face as dark as a thunder sky. I'm guessing the husband never told his wife A: the distance from the car park, or B: you had to carry your own bags. The romance of the setting was lost on her, I hope only for a little while...we'll never know.


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