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Sunset Panorama Knockan Crag

By hwatt  
Knockan Crag, Inverpolly, Scotland.

This proved totally irresistable. I had parked for a temporary respite after returning from Sutherland at Knockan Crag aware that it was often a great place to get a silhouette of the mountains and layered fingers of land with the iconic shape of Stac Pollaidh beyond. But never in my wildest dreams did I think I would get light of this sublime quality where the setting sun bounced red light off the volcanic looking peak off wee Stac Pollaidh (sticky as I refer to it), looks like he's about to erupt with a fountain of lava. Unbelievably the light spread out side ways around all the surrounding peaks so I set up with a panorama in mind. Hope you like it I doubt I will ever get to see it looking as good again.

Fuji GFX50S, 32-64 zoom, stitched 5 frame panorama.

Tags: Red Reflection Loch Mountains Silhouettes Stac pollaidh Landscape and travel Knockan Crag

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Comments


9 Jun 2021 5:49PM
Stunning sunset landscape.

Mike
9 Jun 2021 6:06PM
Great shot(s). What an opportunist!
Thatís absolutely stunning.

Karen
saltireblue Plus
11 12.0k 75 Norway
9 Jun 2021 6:49PM
What a fantastic vista, and how well you have presented it.
As an aside, I am jealous of that camera!Wink
Have a GEA!
glyndwr 14 103 10 Wales
9 Jun 2021 7:23PM
Fantastic!

Robert
9 Jun 2021 7:29PM
Absolutely brilliant! 👍👍
PCA 1 1 2 France
9 Jun 2021 11:00PM
Incredible shot Smile
10 Jun 2021 12:14AM
Excellent.
10 Jun 2021 6:15AM
Amazing capture .. as you say , probably once in a lifetime opportunity. Congrats on well deserved GEA ,
Cheers
Walt
FabioKeiner 8 111 1 Austria
10 Jun 2021 9:33AM
excellent
10 Jun 2021 11:11AM
Stunning image, such gorgeous colours and atmosphere, would make a fantastic print.
Sylvia
chataignier Plus
8 200 10 France
10 Jun 2021 12:52PM
Magnificent !
An area I remember well from holidays many years ago.
David
Came back to revisit this .... cracker of a shot !
sherlob Plus
15 3.2k 131 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2021 10:19AM
Lovely!
saltireblue Plus
11 12.0k 75 Norway
14 Jun 2021 3:03PM
Many congrats on the POTW! Well deserved!
hwatt 18 22 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2021 10:30AM
Gosh thanks everyone. Glad you enjoy the picture.
iainmacd 13 58 Scotland
15 Jun 2021 10:20PM
Excellent image Ian, congratulations on POTW.

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