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Storm at the Storr

By surelyknott  
A trip to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without visiting The Old Man of Storr. Though incredibly popular, I'd always been fascinated by the area and needed to experience it's majesty for myself. Swarms of tourists swiftly vacated the area when the sky turned dark; a combination of torrential downpour and extreme winds (shock...) beat down in true Scottish fashion. Perfect Wink. I hiked up to this viewpoint and patiently waited whilst being battered by the elements...eventually the storm passed and the light broke through the clouds, illuminating the area that just moments ago was full of people. This light here reflects how ferocious the land is, and how it's been shaped over time. An awesome experienced that should be witnessed by everyone at least once.

Tags: Landscape Scotland Storm Highlands Isle of skye Storr The storr Landscape and travel old man of storr

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21 May 2019 12:04PM
Just wonderful!

Arne Smile

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Fefe Plus
7 33 31 United Kingdom
21 May 2019 12:42PM
Lovely light!
Diane
21 May 2019 2:03PM
Outstanding light and DOF, very interesting caption, thanks for sharing.

Lory
21 May 2019 2:11PM
It was sunny when I was there! Wish it was like this. Superb atmosphere.
Techno Plus
11 4.1k 8 England
21 May 2019 8:02PM
Pure magic, that light, I hate certain superlatives but here I go! Awesome!!!
davyskid 2 2 Scotland
21 May 2019 9:02PM
Cracking shot well worth the wait !!!!!
Davy
barrywebb Plus
13 44 7 United Kingdom
21 May 2019 10:18PM
Stunning light and dramatic stormy sky, a superb landscape. It was worth waiting for post number two. Smile
Barry
RLF Plus
9 18 4 United Kingdom
22 May 2019 7:30AM
Must be planets earth most dramatic scenes
Super shot
Rob
22 May 2019 11:30AM
Excellent...
Mike_Smith Plus
12 590 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2019 6:51PM
What a stunning landscape capture, nice light in the foreground with a threatening sky. Well worth your wait
23 May 2019 6:20AM
Well worth the effort and the wait. Beautiful moody photo!
Thank you all so much for the kind comments and awards Smile

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