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Oil Rig Nursery Inverness

By hwatt  
Findhorn, Moray, Scotland.

I have always had a liking for things that are inherently ugly, even repulsive; that for a few moments get the Cinderella treatment, turning the humble potato into a Pomme de Terre with a bit of ooh la! la! It seems that a little bit of rouge and some divine make-up can after all transform even this industrial eyesore, a view I usually avoid.

I photographed this during a winter sunset from my local beach this represents a 20% sectional enlargement from a Fuji GFX50S using a 100-200mm lens just a week ago, I sold my first picture of it today.

By the way the black lumps at the edge of the sea are seals that haul themselves out to bask at low tide.

Tags: Sunset Scotland Industrial Seals Moray Landscape and travel Findhorn Oil rigs

Voters: JohnDyer, ArtyArt, mike9005 and 51 more



martin.w 21 619 29 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2020 5:05PM
Like the similarity with mine with the cement works and mist to your pink light against the rigs Smile
dudler Plus
19 2.0k 2018 England
10 Dec 2020 8:13PM
Different... And the standard's as high as ever.
Daisymaye Plus
14 26 24 Canada
10 Dec 2020 8:50PM
Superb image. Out of awards unfortunately.
gconant Plus
12 32 1 United States
10 Dec 2020 11:59PM
A great image.
The coloration is superb.

richmowil Plus
14 508 3 England
11 Dec 2020 9:27AM
alfpics Plus
21 389 4 England
15 Dec 2020 5:07PM
Superb; would be interested to see the whole frame you have taken it form as well if poss?
16 Dec 2020 9:07AM
A stunningly beautiful sight. Seeing this has brightened a very dull morning, so thank you.


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