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The Croft

By Dennis_Bromage
Just back from 8 days in the Torridon area of Scotland. Absolutely mind blowing scenery and mountain vistas up there but unfortunately the weather refused to cooperate for the vast majority of the time, I guess it is the highlands! In fact it seemed that every time we opened our camera bags it triggered a deluge!!! Anyway found some a...mazing new location, just have to get back up there in better weather to photograph them and we did get a few breaks...

I think this is probably my favourite image from the trip, taken shortly after sunset as yet another downpour cleared into Upper Loch Torridon...

Thanks for looking Smile

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: barmymarny, jeanmarie, Richsr and 56 more

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Richsr 13 91 223 England
25 Jan 2011 3:40PM
Like your lead in and the good balanced composition good details and light too.
Regards Richard
Suehh 13 39 6 England
25 Jan 2011 3:45PM
What a wonderful vista - and this is a gorgeous image. Sue
BillyGoatGruff 13 191 199 England
25 Jan 2011 3:46PM
Trademark technical perfection, Den, even if the weather gods weren't cooperating!
Still, as you say, there's always next time; I don't think Scotland's going anywhere in the near future! Grin

25 Jan 2011 4:11PM
Lovely well composed image

25 Jan 2011 4:19PM
Really shows the beauty of this amazing place.
The bad weather is part of the charm of Torridon.
DavidWebb 13 3 England
25 Jan 2011 4:26PM
Lovely image Dennis - love the pov and colours certainly a place to revisit many times
Alvar 13 23 2 France
25 Jan 2011 5:07PM
Beautiful composition Dennis Well braved !!!
AshTree 11 1.7k 6 England
25 Jan 2011 5:30PM
So beautiful - imagine waking up to that view every morning! Superbly composed / exposed image.

bill33 Plus
9 52 1 Scotland
25 Jan 2011 5:35PM
Beautiful photograph from this wonderful location, great composition with wonderful light, well done, Bill.
martin.w Plus
18 602 24 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 6:11PM
A shame about the weather, but this looks to be an idyllic location Smile
rontear Plus
17 23 8 England
25 Jan 2011 6:12PM
Weather always a problem in Scotland. Last time here it was raining !!! Dennis. Looking forward to more. Ron.
Ian-Munro 12 200 15 Wales
25 Jan 2011 6:29PM
very well taken Den. I agree with Richard its got a nice balance to it.
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
25 Jan 2011 7:21PM
Very well composed and balanced shot.
Sue_R 14 11 6 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 8:10PM
Happy to make it 30 and, you're right, it is a great place.

Sue Smile
dmhuynh72 12 44 3 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 9:34PM
Beautifully composed shot Den.
DaveU 14 1.4k 125 England
25 Jan 2011 10:33PM
A beautiful shot and almost perfectly composed .........
derekhansen 12 210 24 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 11:29PM
Superbly composed.
26 Jan 2011 10:57AM
Even when the heavens open and the rain lashes down the mountains and glens in this area show a beauty that fills the brain with their grandeur. I always love a visit to Torridon hail, rain or shine.

Arvorphoto Plus
10 126 5 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 8:48PM
Another splendid production. Looks a good place to visit.
Lorn 11 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2011 4:30PM
Hi Den

great detail in this shot, well done

phil99 13 45 6 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 8:51PM
Like this a lot with such a cracking lead in . Wonderful light colour /tones and first class composition . Well worth returning to a few times though these locatins as the light is always so different throughout the year....Phil

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