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Sligachan

By watters66  
View of the Cuillins from the river not far from the Sligachan hotel.Taken in between the snow showers.

Tags: Landscape Scotland Skye River Water Cuillins Sligachan Marsco Glamaig Landscape and travel

Voters: jan's, solkku, simon butterworth and 177 more

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jan's 12
4 Jan 2005 1:06PM
Excellent shot,lovely tones.
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4 Jan 2005 1:11PM
Fantastic shot.
You have really made something out of nothing with the light here.
Simon.
Franticsmurf 14 829 Wales
4 Jan 2005 1:15PM
Lovely shot, very atmospheric. I particularly like the clouds brushing the Cullins.

Dave
yoguko 12 302 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 1:23PM
Great capture.

CLICK
keithh Plus
13 25.2k 33 Wallis And Futuna
4 Jan 2005 1:28PM
One of the images of the week for me so far.
4 Jan 2005 1:29PM
Superb. K.
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
4 Jan 2005 1:30PM
Great shot, this is well composed, great tones and love the misty affect on the water! Spot ON! Click!!!
gwyn h 12 432
4 Jan 2005 1:39PM
Excellent work, very well composed and taken.

Gwyn
paul_gaughan 12 60 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 1:43PM
Wow! fantastic shot. what was the exposure? Well worth bearing the elements for, but yellow?

big click

;-p
mdpontin Plus
12 6.0k Scotland
4 Jan 2005 1:44PM
Beautiful image. I particularly like the low viewpoint with the rocks in the foreground, and the blurred water.

Doug
watters66 13 75 Scotland
4 Jan 2005 1:44PM
My thanks to everyone who has viewed and commented against this photo.
*edit* Paul, exposure was something like 2 1/2 secs F22 0.9 grad filter.
Cheers
Stewart
dalischone 12 295 Scotland
4 Jan 2005 1:45PM
Stunning shot, know the place well and it's very hard not to make the place look desolate but you've worked wonders. Fantastic.

Tracy
Kris_Dutson 14 8.2k 1 England
4 Jan 2005 1:53PM
What a stunner - not keen on the yellow part of the frame 'tho.
Paul_Barr 12 544 Scotland
4 Jan 2005 1:54PM
Excellent foregound and a great sense of drama with the impending snow on the hills.

Great shot Stewart.

Paul
bassan 13 9
4 Jan 2005 2:01PM
nice image
owenclarke 12 93
4 Jan 2005 2:36PM
excellent shot. great landscape
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 2:39PM
Beautiful image, well done, excellent work.
Pete Plus
15 18.8k 96 England
4 Jan 2005 2:59PM
This is so good I'm going to pretend I never saw the horrible yellow frameWink
gemeit 12 78 Scotland
4 Jan 2005 3:02PM
Well taken wonderful shot
jules41 12 197 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 3:07PM
Fabulous shot and well deserved EC,congratulations,well done
julie
Krucza 12 1
4 Jan 2005 3:09PM
stunner.Congratulations!
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Ela Smile
alife 13 69 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 3:14PM
A beautiful shot. Like the contrast between the softness of the water the sharp rock.
Al
Steve Cribbin 13 49 10 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 3:17PM
Excellent image. The detail and tones in the rocks are superb. The moving water looks brilliant and it is all topped by snow capped hills disappearing into moody clouds. I like the composition also with the foreground focal point off to the left and the background one to the right. Top work.
Steve
Absolutely gorgeous. Click
Jules
martin.w 14 448 22 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 3:52PM
Terrific image, fully deserves the E.C.
willbrealey 12 248
4 Jan 2005 4:04PM
Great wilderness image, superb exposure and comp.
dazza 12
4 Jan 2005 4:34PM
holy crap... thats cool
andytvcams 14 10.4k United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 4:42PM
Works for me a great landscape.

Andy...
tigerminx 12 237 South Africa
4 Jan 2005 9:53PM
A brilliant shot. Nice movement in the water.
Bruce.
kit-monster Plus
13 3.7k 2 Singapore
4 Jan 2005 11:10PM
Sums up the Cullins perfectly - it's been like this every time I've climbed them. Lovely shot - great blend of subject, texture and light.

Edward
watters66 13 75 Scotland
4 Jan 2005 11:27PM
Blimey, an EC.. thanks Pete! That soothes the shock of being back to work Smile
My thanks to everyone who has commented & viewed this picture.
Stewart
StevenHanna 13 296 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2005 12:52AM
Wonderful shot!
Steven
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KathyW 13 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
5 Jan 2005 6:28AM
Beautiful, just beautiful...

but please lose that frame...

Kathy :o)
tg 12 86 Scotland
5 Jan 2005 7:20AM
Congrats on the awards. Well Deserved. Tg.
shidee 12 9
5 Jan 2005 8:58AM
Congratulations! very beautiful photo.
talltrees 13 50 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2005 10:57AM
perfect....Lord of the rings..
gwynann 12 72 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2005 11:59AM
Love this image, click
Gwyn
riprap007 12 1.6k 37 England
5 Jan 2005 12:07PM
excellent image, excellent composition
exposure Plus
12 3.9k England
5 Jan 2005 1:45PM
A beautiful image and brilliant tones, congratulations on your Ec .
Pauline.
Nic_WA 12 179 2 Australia
5 Jan 2005 1:58PM
Simply beautiful.
Nic
croberts 12 2.2k 8 Ireland
5 Jan 2005 2:06PM
wow. the water in this is gorgeous. click

Chris
watters66 13 75 Scotland
5 Jan 2005 2:14PM
Thanks again to all who have viewed & commented on this photo,it's much appreciated.
Cheers,
Stewart
Rob_Taylor 12 660 5 Wales
5 Jan 2005 2:29PM
Just caught up with this after seeing today's image.
This is just superb! Congrats on a well deserved EC ....click
Rob
6 Jan 2005 1:50AM
A stunning image, well done on the EC.

Steve
whipspeed Plus
12 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 3:27AM
It's all been said, this is just stunning.
Sarah
ojjo 12 10
6 Jan 2005 7:07AM
The landscape is very beautiful but personally i think it lacks colours. Deserves the EC anyway

ojjo
pfheyes 12 254 1 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 7:45AM
Awesome, in the true sense of the word.

Pete
johnc1711 13 9 Scotland
6 Jan 2005 9:00AM
Lovely image, but not sure about that yellow border though!
John.
David 15 32 Scotland
6 Jan 2005 12:20PM
Brilliant landscape. Your shutter speed is just right for the waterfall.

I don't like that yellow border either. It's too bright and overpowering next to the subtle tones of this wonderful image!

Regards,

David.
brian13 13 218
6 Jan 2005 12:35PM
Stunning image. Well done and congrats on EC. Well deserved.
Brian.
MartinWait 12 92 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 3:05PM
Quality work.

Martin.
watters66 13 75 Scotland
6 Jan 2005 10:56PM
Thank you to everyone who has commented on this photo.
Rethink required on the choice of border for next time tho'
Thanks again,
Stewart
John_Duckett 12 386 2 Norfolk Island
7 Jan 2005 8:51AM
Just outstanding. Big congrats on the EC

John
highlander 12 32 Scotland
7 Jan 2005 12:54PM
Hello Stewart, congrats on the EC...such a fine shot with great effects on the water and the Skye mountain backdrop is so atmospheric. Nice work.
Doug.
IRaddict 13 34
8 Jan 2005 12:10AM
who needs sunshine?
congrats on a fine photo.
8 Jan 2005 5:02AM
The colour is spectacular. It's so fresh/cold. Click.
Paul
pmiller 12 1
8 Jan 2005 3:28PM
Great shot - nothing to add from what has been said already - except I'd lve to be there again!

Click

Paul
elowes 12 2.8k United Kingdom
9 Jan 2005 10:33AM
There is lots I like about this image but the water effect is the least of it. It has no resemblance to real water in coulour and texture. Other than the falling water it looks a molten slaggy grey mess. For me this is a shame because the rest of the image is excellent.
teepee 13 1.1k England
9 Jan 2005 1:02PM
Yum,Yum....I've just bought a 10D and am getting a 17-40L this week......If I get any results like this I'll be well pleased.....nice shot
tonyvizard 15 19
10 Jan 2005 2:49AM
A cracking shot - makes me want to be there. Great portfolio too.
winterking 12 3
10 Jan 2005 3:06AM
Very Middle Earth...
gibbsy 13 403 Wales
10 Jan 2005 4:34AM
I'm pleased you got photo of the week, otherwise I would have missed this superb image. Congratulations.
nicanddi 14 316
10 Jan 2005 4:42AM
Cracking water movement shot. congrats on the photo of the week.

Regards,

Nic.
eppy 12 11
10 Jan 2005 4:55AM
What a stunning shot. Wonderful balance with the ruggedness of the rocks & smoothness of the water. ExcellentWink)

Kev
10 Jan 2005 4:59AM
congrats on potw
well deserved.
james
Truly Awe-Inspiring!!!
Congrats on Photo of the Week!
Click to ya...Suzan Smile
claret 12 49 England
10 Jan 2005 6:18AM
Beautiful shot. Recognition well deserved.
Click Iain
StrayCat Plus
12 17.8k 3 Canada
10 Jan 2005 9:37AM
Well captured.
UserDeleted 13 3.6k
10 Jan 2005 10:06AM
Just a stunning image.

I love the softness of the water and the jagged rocks...

Congrats
Mike
alfpics Plus
14 361 England
10 Jan 2005 10:27AM
An absolute beauty! - Well done and deserved photo of the week
Andy
mikeyc71 13 1.2k
10 Jan 2005 11:30AM
This is a cracking image. No doubt only an 'L' lens can do this Smile
elikag 12 749
10 Jan 2005 11:36AM
They all said it before I'll just add another WOW!!! click.

Ilia Kagan.
Nemesis 12 56
10 Jan 2005 11:54AM
This is spot on mate. It's JUST like one I took recently. (NOT!!!).

Excellent. Clicked.

Richie.
canonrich 12 39
10 Jan 2005 1:05PM
Really caught my eye, with the sharpness of the flowing water and the crisp dof. It almost works as two seperate images as well, the foreground of the water, and the background of the mountain.

Excellent image..click
PaulJ 12
10 Jan 2005 1:36PM
Speechless, stunning image...

Regards
Paul.
forilion 11 116
10 Jan 2005 2:35PM
water like liquid metal.. how do you do that!?
watters66 13 75 Scotland
10 Jan 2005 10:55PM
My sincere thanks to EVERYBODY who has taken the time to comment and view this photograph.
I can't believe it's a photo of the week!Thanks Pete.
If you see someone today with a mile wide grin on his face,that'll be me!
Cheers
Stewart
g-3 13 4
11 Jan 2005 4:46AM
superb! Smile
PaulG 11 63 New Zealand
11 Jan 2005 6:55PM
Wow, what an image. Really like the smooth water and the composition of the picture. Well deserved of all the praise. Stunning!!

Paul.
tepot 12 4.4k United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 6:23AM
another one for the wall, well taken.
12 Jan 2005 7:11AM
This is just wonderful. Many congratulations on getting a much deserved photo of the week. Big click from me.

Joan
leighwales 12 2 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2005 4:59AM
Absolutely fantastic shot. I love this location and you have done it justice indeed.
14 Jan 2005 6:27AM
Congratulations a fantastic shot perhaps one day I will take one as good as this. It will look lovely on canvass
old timer 12 55 1 Scotland
14 Jan 2005 7:09AM
Stunning work, posted while I was away on holiday. Congrats on the EC.
Jim
watters66 13 75 Scotland
14 Jan 2005 9:45AM
Thanks again to all ephotozine contributors who have viewed/commented on this photo.
These comments have been most appreciated.
Thank you
Stewart
scottydog 12 206
14 Jan 2005 9:46AM
great picture

jim
u08mcb 12 5.8k
14 Jan 2005 12:06PM
The foreground rocks and water are very sharp and full of good definition. I dislike the clouds over the mountain, they unbalance the image in my opinion. Sorry to go against the grain :/
gezza 13 2
14 Jan 2005 1:42PM
Absolutely amazing. What more can I say...apart from Stunning. Not often Im lost for words, but I shall try to describe what I feel when viewing this image. Its oozes tranquillity. Theres sharp textured edges balanced with the smooth flowing of water... not forgetting the effect given by the superb lighting which gives this image a sense of 3Dism. It feels as though Im actually there, as if I can smell and touch the surroundings. And boy, am I looking forward to the day when I can produce an image that instil such feelings.
Skinz 13 94
14 Jan 2005 1:59PM
Stunning image.

Rich
markthompson 12 13 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2005 5:37AM
Simply stunning!
Mark
wonderfull, love everything about this photo. well done.

Justin
16 Jan 2005 5:25AM
Fantastique !!!!
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2005 3:18PM
Oh this is excellent! Love the water and that cloud. Very well done indeed.
Jeanie
omeleko 11 31
16 Jan 2005 7:25PM
wow, this is really great. The colors, the movement of the water, the sky; excellent!
17 Jan 2005 1:10PM
This is a first class landscape. You have managed to combine aerial perspective with a beautifull soft light and perfect rendering of the water and sky. The other thing that makes it stand out is that it is almost monochromatic. This lends it an air of subtle mystery.
26 Jan 2005 12:13PM
great light texture and tone click click
Classy shot at the well visited area(by me too) you have a better shot than I have managed at this magnetic place.

All the best and well done,
Dougie
GingerBadger 11 97 Wales
20 Jun 2005 12:40PM
Skye never looked so dramatic...

.click.
NurseKelly 11 1
30 Jul 2005 4:11AM
Beautiful Shot Smile
MarkT 12 119 2 England
22 Nov 2005 12:24PM
Stunning shot.

Mark.

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