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Scene of facts and fiction

By javam    
Back to Dunnottar today, this time a slightly different angle and slightly lighter than the one I processed whilst still in Pitlochry.

This was from the Team HORNET dawn run on the Saturday of the meet.

The reason for the title is that the castles history is varied and more recently cinematic.

In 1296 William Wallace is said to have incinerated captured english soldiers in the church, although when Mel Gibson actually went to the castle, it was to play Hamlet in 1990.

Off some food now, will catch up after.

As always, thanks for looking.

Neil

Tags: Scotland Rocks Sunrise Sea Coast Dawn Stonehaven Dunnottar castle Hamlet Aberdeenshire Wallace Landscape and travel Team hornet Scottish tour 2010

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Very well captured! Fabulous image!

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zapar40 Plus
5 66 5 Wales
11 Nov 2010 9:33PM
stunning capture of this beautiful scenery.
ant.
maryg Plus
7 66 18 Scotland
11 Nov 2010 9:34PM
Great use of light and shade, particularly like the water.
Mary
11 Nov 2010 10:10PM
Thought I recognised this place in the thumbnail. Beautiful image with lovely lighting. Moira
Ian-Munro Plus
8 200 15 Wales
11 Nov 2010 10:26PM
Pretty cool mate.
Cat&Mouse 12 109 Russian Federation
11 Nov 2010 11:00PM
Very nice composition and perspective view!
Great image Neil - lovely POV

Chris
javam Plus
11 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2010 11:24AM
Cheers for your comments all.
Goggz Plus
8 2.3k 72 Wales
15 Nov 2010 7:04PM
Great light on this Neil. Shame that far headland hasn't eroded away a bit more, as it'd give some separation for the majestic mound of the castle seeing it surrounded by water.
Cheers, Goggz

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