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By PaulMillar    
Hi all, thank you for the lovely comments and a big shout out to Kate and Colleen for there lovely user awards.

The Church of St Mary and St Finnan is situated in one of the most picturesque and historically significant areas in the Highlands; standing at the head of Loch Shiel, where Charles Edward Stuart raised his standard before the gathered clans. The church is a silent witness to a yet more ancient arrival, that of the faith of St Finnan and the Celtic saints which has echoed in each generation since: an enduring testament to the living Catholic Faith of her people. The church is treasured by its parishioners and locals alike.

I would just like to take this opportunity to thank Father Andrew Barrett and the parishioners of the Church. I asked if there was any objections to me being at the Church at such a late hour. The response from them was so friendly and welcoming. So as I stood there between 10.30pm and midnight I felt very calm.

Working in just about total darkness was a new concept for me and hope I have done the stunning Church proud. There will be one more post from this location and both images will be shared with the parishioners.

have a great Sunday night.....................

Paul.

Tags: Landscape Scotland Glenfinnan West coast Night photography Landscape and travel Glenfinnan church

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Comments


RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
18 May 2014 4:05PM
Your narrative is so informative........I had no idea this Church existed, and as you say in such a delightful and picturesque setting. And captured at this time of day with it floodlit you have a very attractive image, showing the building off to full potential.
R.

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ColleenA Plus
4 318 4 Australia
18 May 2014 4:19PM
Amazing night photography...I am sure they will be very pleased to see these images...
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
18 May 2014 5:16PM
brilliant light and detail paul a stunner top shot Wink
andy
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
18 May 2014 5:17PM
A really superb image Paul I really like it very much matey, technically very good
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
18 May 2014 5:25PM
Superb shot.
ant.
18 May 2014 6:04PM
Another great atmospheric shot Paul, nice one.

John Smile
18 May 2014 6:17PM
An image full of atmosphere - beautifully taken, Paul.

Richard
netta1234 Plus
4 354 2 Wales
18 May 2014 8:02PM
A lovely night time image of this beautiful Church .
They will all love itSmile
NettaSmile
Superb LL atmospheric capture.

Fred
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
18 May 2014 10:56PM
What a beautiful Church Paul and an image those parishioners will be thrilled with.
I love the colours you've captured in the surroundings. How long was your exposure?
Superb work.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
18 May 2014 11:48PM
A splendid low light shot Paul.
Well done to you for seeing the light !!
Mick.
19 May 2014 12:02AM
Can trust on you Mick to look on the bright side.

Paul
19 May 2014 12:58AM
Looking very nice at night. Well captured.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 56 13 United Kingdom
19 May 2014 7:09AM
Great capture, a great narrativeSmile

Cliff

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