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Skye

By dersk  
Taken after a very wet night near to the bridge at Sligachan on the Isle of Skye.
As the weather could have been better I just grabbed the camera and left everything else including memory cards in the car, with only a few shots left on the card I soon finished the space up and was happy with what I had. On returning to the car I looked down the loch and the sight was amazing, two large waterspouts in a squall, mad panic to turn camera on then find and delete picture only to find both spouts had gone. Now I make sure after my last shot I have another card and load that, but surprisingly haven't needed it yet. Have a good week and thanks for looking.

Tags: Scotland Skye Cuillins Sligachan Landscape and travel

Voters: GalleryGirl, graeme34, robs and 15 more


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Comments


GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2007 8:10PM
Super water movement. Lovely image.
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19 Nov 2007 8:10PM
Superb atmospheric capture, tones are spot on

Graeme
robs Plus
12 667 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2007 8:11PM
I thought it may be colour from the thumb - I have seen the view looking almost monochromatic a number of times Wink Great shot, never seen the river that high myself (I seem to spend a lot of weekends on Skye!). I love how it is full of energy and moody threat, it would probably be more so with a bit more contrast!
Scott_Scot 11 4 4 Scotland
19 Nov 2007 8:11PM
I've no seen the water that high for years!!!

Great subject for mono , ... well done!

Scotty
rhion 12 35 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2007 8:13PM
A cautionary tale (which many of us can relate to!) and a superb photograph Derek.
Perhaps the darkening of the clouds is a bit over the top for my taste (though I realise that it's almost obligatory these days!) but the rest is superb - just glad it was you brave enough to be out in that weather not meSmile
Good work.
Richard
19 Nov 2007 8:17PM
Great shot. Dramatic mono or what?
Regards Cheesey
ric_1067 10 6 Wales
19 Nov 2007 9:29PM
Very dramatic shot. Shame you didnt have the cards to hand for the other shots. Nice one !
ric
19 Nov 2007 9:45PM
Works well in mono

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