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Sky over Tongue...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...another storm was blowing in from the west across the Kyle of Tongue and Ben Loyal was vanishing beneath the clouds.

A second image with more dramatic sky work. I let you see what I did here.

***Mouse over the versions to see the difference, it's fun if nothing else.

Tags: Scotland Highlands Tongue Farr Landscape and travel


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Comments


NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 10:11AM
Two variants each very worthy of their own unique upload. In all honesty my friend I find both as equally appealing. Two images which instantly provide one with a true, gritty feeling for this magnificent and awe inspiring part of your great country that is Scotland.

Regards Nathan

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Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 10:17AM
Wonderful........... Love them both.................. but I really like V2, Great dramaGrin
Diane
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 118 Scotland
25 Sep 2012 10:19AM
A big open space and even bigger sky, Dougie: I too like both versions, V 2 possibly adding a wee bit more drama by adding a bit more colour and enhancing the contrast.
Ronnie.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
25 Sep 2012 10:27AM
Drama in the sky Dougie !!!
Ron.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
25 Sep 2012 10:46AM
Certainly like the big sky and you have brought out the drama in the sky well here Dougie.
Regards Richard
danbrann 13 636 17
25 Sep 2012 11:57AM
I do like V2 Dougie not only for the treatment to the sky but how you have brought life into that water. Magical.
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 1:20PM
I'm sure, if you were sticking out your tongue - you could feel the drizzling sky over your tongue. So this title has a double meaning. but well behaved as you are, you didn't stick out your tongue, did you? Smile Beautiful, dark and brooding mood all over this landscape.
Johanna
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 1:24PM
that sky is alive !!!!
V2 really is astounding in my eyes
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 1:34PM
V2 for the warmth in the land/sand and those well captured ripples underneath that stormy sky
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 70 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 1:47PM
Deciding on a preferred version must rely on mood, I think.
While I can't disagree with a single word above - and I feel a slight increase in my pulse-rate when viewing V2 - V1 is more soothing.
The scene is magical.
Regards
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1766 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 2:39PM
V2 works better for me, particularly as the increased weight in the sky is balanced by stronger detail in water and land. And I think the light on the water and the sand banks comes across better.
Moira
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 3:55PM
I think I have to agree with Bill on mood, but I think I'll go with the more subtle v1; it's somehow more realistic. But, had I not had the two to compare, I'd have loved v2!! I love the grey tones and that small sandbank on the left - magic! Smile
Ann
jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 5:02PM
Big Sky and wonderful!
Smile
GedK 9 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 5:05PM
just stunning, v2 my favourite! Love cloudscapes....
25 Sep 2012 9:07PM
That's an image with big presence, Dougie. Fabulous sky and a scene I could look at for a long while.
Alun
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
26 Sep 2012 5:35AM
More dramatic indeed with v2

Peter
Alan_Coles 11 178 11 Wales
28 Sep 2012 8:47AM
I love big skies...and this is deffo in the big sky genre - love it !!

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