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Standing Stones of Ballintomb

By almiles    
Standing stones (there are two, can you spot them? It's hard at this size of image!) at Ballintomb Farm just outside Grantown on Spey. A Pictish symbol stone found at the farm has been moved to a different site:
These stones are unmarked, I believe. Cairngorms in the background. I stood about in frosty -7C for over an hour waiting for the light to hit the stones. Took over an hour before I could feel my toes again too! This is 4 portrait shots stitched together in elements for a 45MP (approx) image then some curves and selective sharpening applied. Works much better when viewed at a larger size!

Tags: Scotland Winter Cairngorms Standing stone Speyside Landscape and travel

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zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
21 Jan 2012 10:38AM
well worth the large view, beautiful scene and great exposure.

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Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
21 Jan 2012 11:36AM
Such a lovingly done image. I can feel the frosty air.
9 10 10 England
21 Jan 2012 1:55PM
Congratulations - this is very beautiful.
almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2012 9:58AM
Thank you very much. I'm trying to work out alternative views of the same scene with some leading lines to try and make it more dynamic.
Your wait in the frosty morning was worth it to catch the stones in this light. They stand out well, picked out by the cold and angled light.


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