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Passing Storm

By Legend147
Our first trip to the Old Man Of Storr

I rushed up the trail mid morning leaving my wife some way behind to get up there before the sun was too bright. We started out a tad late. Upon arrival the light was very bright but after a few minutes a very welcome cloud bank floated in creating some beautiful shadows on the surrounding area. I just had to convert this to black and white.

Tags: Skye Mountains Monochrome Black and white Old man of storr Landscape and travel Sotland

Voters: Xandru, gpimages, chensuriashi and 128 more

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gpimages Plus
11 66 2 England
17 Oct 2020 8:10AM
Wow - a cracking shot Andy! Do like the black and white. It's almost like a moonscape to me. Well taken.
Graham Wink
bornstupix2 4 123 1 France
17 Oct 2020 8:19AM
stunning work....well worth an award by anyone's standards......stuart
RobboB Plus
14 133 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2020 8:19AM
Superb drama. Wonderful in mono
RLF Plus
11 18 4 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2020 8:25AM
A real beauty.
An award tomorrow Tongue
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2435 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2020 8:27AM
Has an Arthurian look. Or Lord of the Rings...
17 Oct 2020 8:36AM
A dramatic landscape beautifully captured.
saltireblue Plus
11 12.0k 75 Norway
17 Oct 2020 8:59AM
The Old Man standing stoically...he's seen it all before...
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2020 9:10AM
Dramatic and very beautiful.

franken Plus
18 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2020 9:43AM
AlfieK Plus
4 1 1 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2020 10:16AM
Stunning atmospheric landscape.
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
17 Oct 2020 10:33AM
What a stunning part of the Word, very alien looking and very well exposed.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
17 Oct 2020 2:15PM
So dramatic and beautiful at the same time. I do hope you didn't have far to go to get in your car.
saltireblue Plus
11 12.0k 75 Norway
17 Oct 2020 2:59PM
Revisiting this stunning b&w conversion to hand over a GEA, Andy.
I have been following a YouTube channel called Photography Online who are based on Skye, and was there several times as a bairn, so can relate with this vista.
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
17 Oct 2020 3:23PM
Beautifully done!

Minty805 Plus
5 42 9 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2020 8:06PM
It's mostly been said, but this really does show the power of b&w.
Yogendra 17 22 1 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2020 10:33PM
Simply Stunning Smile
Sorry out of User Awards today, first opportunity tomorrow Smile
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
19 Oct 2020 6:00AM
saltireblue Plus
11 12.0k 75 Norway
19 Oct 2020 11:16AM
Congratulations on a very well-deserved POTW, Andy!
20 Oct 2020 7:18AM
Thanks everyone for the awards, comments and to EPZ for the POTW, much appreciated 😊
Outstanding image I love it in conveys the passing storm beautifully

t0m 10 2 Slovakia
20 Oct 2020 8:51PM
martin.w Plus
19 609 28 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2020 9:27AM
Superb atmosphere and a very good conversion.....well done on all the awards Smile
richmowil Plus
12 447 2 England
22 Oct 2020 8:05AM
Excellent image
chataignier Plus
8 200 10 France
23 Oct 2020 6:43AM
Congratulations on the POTW award - for this magnificent image, definitely echoes of Tolkein !
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
25 Oct 2020 1:50PM
Another deserving award !!!! Andy, full house !!
25 Oct 2020 3:42PM
What a beautiful desolate shot.
mlseawell 11 1 United States
26 Oct 2020 2:54AM
You captured a stunner and B&W makes it really stand out. Gorgeous work! Tongue

boov Plus
8 2 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2021 5:17PM
From a different world.. incredible image

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