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Rolling Stones...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...pebbles on a beach beside the storm defences at Staoinebrig on South Uist.

I was consulting the map, when captioning this and discovered I was on a beach marked dangerous, lived to tell the tale.

Tags: Scotland Western isles South uist Landscape and travel Outer hebrides

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 6:50AM
grand comp dougie brilliant detail and tones thats one cracking sky too a belter nice one Wink

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moiral 7 12 Scotland
4 Jun 2012 8:11AM
Beautifully composed and captured Dougie. Do hope that ominous looking cloud did not roll your way too. Moira
Andysnapper 9 109 25 England
4 Jun 2012 8:53AM
Ahhh the risks we take to get the shot....well worth on this occasion, a lovely image.

cassiecat 9 39 46 England
4 Jun 2012 8:55AM
like those low lying clouds.lesley
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 9:12AM
Cosmic perspective aplenty, Dougie. Danger presumably of the storm breaking over your head. Wonderful viewpoint gives f/g textures and detail in abundance.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 10:41AM
Three layers of rock: the beach, the wall and the hills behind, all topped off by that fabulous cloud! Another stunner from the western isles Dougie. You're inspiring me for my visit to the Hebrides! Smile
You'll love the islands Ann, wonderful places full of character and characters.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
4 Jun 2012 10:51AM
Quite different to the silvery sands of previous images, Dougie: love that huge cloud cap sitting over the distant peaks.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 12:28PM
Awwwww, pebbles! Love then and can't get away not getting a few in my pockets. A lovely beach, under a dangerous looking sky - the hills turn into volcanos ready to errupt.
almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 1:48PM
Great sky and you held the sun back very well. The pebbles are a lovely FG interest point. I think the only compromise in the image would be filter placement to block the sun means the wall is a tad underexposed. It's certainly a very original image and very effective!

jaktis 14 84 Sweden
4 Jun 2012 7:39PM
A rolling stone gather no moss, a great POV

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 7:57PM
easy to get carried away with photography I dont need to tell you of all people to take care Dougie - love the picture
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 8:07PM
A 50/50 split between the textures of heaven and earth.
Niknut Plus
8 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 8:08PM
Ooooooo.....such drama in that gorgeous sky !!!.....a few pebbles to skim across the water there !!.GrinGrin
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 9:50PM
Like the foreground and that's another fine cloudscape Dougie.

Glad you made it back safely. You obviously missed the hazard tape and the mine field signs Grin

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