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The Cold Light of Day

By bill33
Cold and Dark on the Moor at 7.00am in the morning -3dgs with some ice forming on the loch. I had to use a torch to manually focus on the middle rock, and an exposure time of 8sec to get this result.I think it was worth the effort and cold hands, I would be interested on your thoughts. (Who says photographers are Mad). My thanks to everyone for your time to view and for your very kind comments on my previous images. they are very much appreciated. Bill.

Tags: Scotland Glencoe Highlands Landscape and travel

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RobboB Plus
9 107 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2012 4:13PM
Really like it: draws the eye in with superb detail and tones

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
16 Nov 2012 4:55PM
You've captured the coldness well, Bill, with the blue tones and ice.

Dave
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
16 Nov 2012 5:12PM
Wonderful detail and foreground interest, the image well worth the effort. One can feel the cold.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
16 Nov 2012 5:19PM
It doesn't need the ice on the surface to tell how cold it was.......it just emanates from the screen: and what a superb shot it is, the Moor wearing it's winter coat, and despite the cold, the appearance is much more appealing than the colours of summer.
Ronnie.
These guys are all old friends of mine Bill, Hamish out there in the middle of the little bay has smiled and moved around for me many times. It's always worth the effort I've found, the moor is a living breathing beast that needs visiting and nurturing. It's one of Scotland's grand places, as you found.

Dougie
16 Nov 2012 6:04PM
what a great comp
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2012 6:10PM
the things we do to get the shot we want bill wonderful icey detail belting tones a cracker nice one Wink
andy
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2012 7:34PM
This is a very attractive image with super textures and depth. Well done. IB
zapar40 Plus
5 66 5 Wales
16 Nov 2012 7:43PM
nice crisp cold image Bill.
ant.
well worth getting cold hands for lovely capture

david
fazzer Plus
6 50 7 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2012 10:18PM
Superb shot, love the composition and the cold blue tones working together with the ice really make the shot special
J Smile
Irishkate Plus
5 33 91 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2012 10:19PM
Much as I loved the whole area I doubt if I could have borne the cold - so all power to you
for persevering the cold and using a torch to help achieve a superb image.
KateGrinGrinGrin
16 Nov 2012 11:42PM
What a wonderful view Bill. I bet the fingers were numb getting this magnificent image. Lovely tones and detail. It was worth it
Jim
17 Nov 2012 2:32PM
Nice one. A real chill in the air.

Lavina
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 9:47PM
This has a really cold feel to it - great composition and tones. Thanks for your suggestion on my image - much appreciated.
Ann
17 Nov 2012 10:14PM
A stunning image Bill it does look cold there..Lin
20 Nov 2012 11:40PM
Bill, lovely comp, frozen in time. As always fantastic clarity. Well worth those cold hands for a stunning shot with fine datail throught. Sorry not been about much over last few weeks still a lot on but having fun............very nice work again mate.


Paul.
21 Nov 2012 6:22PM
Beautiful Capture nice detail 7 colours---------Milky

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