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Old Man of Storr

By Sue_R  
Thought I'd take a break from the photos from our last trip to Skye and go back to one that I took when we visited the Old Man of Storr on Skye back in January of this year. This image was taken as the snow storm, which had been right over us for a while, started to move off into the distance. The colour version of this one is here if you're interested.

I've been meaning to try this one as a mono ever since, but hadn't got around to it until now. I think it works. Hope you agree.

Tags: Scotland Skye Snow General Highlands Old man of storr Landscape and travel

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Comments


dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2012 5:49PM
Looks like something out of this world Sue, I think mono worked better than the colour version.
regards
yung

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BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
11 Apr 2012 6:18PM
Wow....very haunting and broody.
I like this Smile
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
11 Apr 2012 6:20PM

Quote:Wow....very haunting and broody.
I like this Smile



Thanks Bill. You suggested turning this one into a mono at the time. I just didn't get around to doing it until now.

Sue Smile
11 Apr 2012 6:52PM
Love the atmosphere that the Mono gives this smashing image Sue. Wonderfully moody, and great to view.

John SmileX
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2012 6:55PM
Stunning capture in both the colour & mono version..but feel the mono adds a lot more atmosphere..great capture.
11 Apr 2012 7:43PM
I agree, the mono works well here - very foreboding!
Cliff
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
11 Apr 2012 8:54PM
Having looked at the colour version, Sue, I think this B and W conversion carries even more dramatic impact.
Ronnie.
11 Apr 2012 8:54PM
Beautiful work as ever Sue. Well done>
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2012 8:56PM
Ooooooo....yes, yes, yes !!!!......cracking shot !, love the drama in the snow & clouds against those silhouetted rocks !!!!
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
11 Apr 2012 9:11PM
It a fair climb up to that location Sue, sound like the weather we had when we visited it last year.
Moody in Mono
Regards Richard
Leilani 11 29 3 England
12 Apr 2012 7:09AM
Beautifully rugged image. Love it Smile
I agree with above comments full of drama in this shot sue

phil
12 Apr 2012 11:02AM
Yes, I remember the colour version, Sue, and looking at it again and comparing the two, this mono version does work very well - it looks even more moody and dramatic Wink
Trev Smile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
12 Apr 2012 7:53PM
A very atmospheric and dramatic monochrome landscape Sue
12 Apr 2012 7:59PM
I do like the mono for its mood and drama but I wouldn't be able to choose between the 2, they're both excellent shots.
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2012 5:37PM
Very moody Sue!
Ann
14 Apr 2012 3:07PM
I like the mono version, it certainly has a brooding menace about it.
Dave
fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 7:10PM
wow stunning shot,love this moody scene
Love the atmosphere conveyed in this shot.

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