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Rannoch View

By PaulMillar    
Sorry not been about much, lots of family stuff on over the next few weeks. A dramatic mono conversion looking back towards the road by black rock cottage and on to rannoch moor. The drama of this shot is the way I am very much feeling this week. After 23 years I have moved jobs, starting on Monday. The most amazing opertunity came my way. Sad and happy all in one.

This one is for Bill, I will miss our lunchtime chats about photography. So thanks Bill for opening my eyes to life through the Lens..........


Paul.

Tags: Mono Landscape Scotland Glen coe Black and white Rannoch moor West coast Landscape and travel

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Comments


WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
26 Sep 2012 9:19PM
Dark and dramatic, Paul. The foreground rock is just a tad too prominent but a lovely moody image. Congrats on the job.

Dave

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
26 Sep 2012 9:23PM
It is so dramatic, the B and W presentation adding to the effect and working so well b/o the high contrast range.
Ronnie.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 10:14PM
A fantastic mono image Paul
Jim
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 10:34PM
A very dramatic view of Rannock Moor.
I hope you didn't get caught in a downpour after
taking this image! Lovely light striking the f/g rock and grasses.
Kate:GrinGrinGrin:
P.S. Good luck with new job.
meyeview Plus
7 1.1k 1 Scotland
26 Sep 2012 11:01PM
it's RANNOCH.
nice b/w.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
26 Sep 2012 11:09PM
Love the sweeping curve here Paul.
Good shot.
And good luck with your new job !!
Mick.
26 Sep 2012 11:44PM
Dark and moody conversion, Paul. I like the light in the arc of the mountain and that's quite an apocalyptic sky. I agree that the fg rock may be a tiny bit too prominent within the overall balance of the composition.
Alun
27 Sep 2012 12:11AM
Sorry, If you know me well, there is 2 things that you would pic up on straight away. One have never been any good at spelling and two and bill will confirm this, I very much need glasses...........this bits for kate, so right about rain. Had to run for cover in the car, nice cup of tea though.

Paul.
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
27 Sep 2012 1:48AM
Super!
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2012 7:19AM
Fantastic conversion Paul, intimidating sky I would say! Love it.
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2012 8:04AM
Wow that is dramatic Paul! Only in Scotland ......
Good luck with the new job. I hope it's everything you hope for and more!
Ann
27 Sep 2012 5:44PM
Love the atmosphere created here Paul. I really like the rich dark Mono on a picture like this.

John Smile
Tibetan 4 3 England
29 Sep 2012 1:08PM
Hey! that's a great mono shot I like the rock in the foreground ruggedly standing out against the dark mountain in the background, and the dreaded sky over head, a big like from me, good luck in your new job Paul, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
bill33 Plus
5 12 1 Scotland
30 Sep 2012 7:44PM
Paul I can understand the way that you feel, especially when looking at this image of the Glen, The dark sky reflects something in your past that is better forgotten, and the bright part of the sky is something that you can look forward to and be successful in once again. Your friendship over the past few years has been memorable, and once again I would like to wish you every success in your new job. I know you will keep in touch and look forward to our next outing with the cameras. Take care my friend, Bill.
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 12:30PM
A very nice mono landscape...
Great clouds and tones throgh out the image...
Well done..

Dave
6 Oct 2012 5:27PM
How dramatic is this?! Wonderful. Darkly moody with great curvey lines and brill touches of light catching the scene.

Lavina
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
13 Oct 2012 12:39PM
Top notch dramatic B and W view back to the Moor, Paul.
Ronnie.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2012 7:28AM
Wonderful use of that dramatic curve in this composition - looks good in mono SmileSmile
Helen

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