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"Winter Mooring"

By RonnieAG
The Loch Lomond post boat at moorings in Balmaha Marina, with the walkway it's tied up alongside totally submerged after the heavy rains and elevation of the water levels in the loch........image captured two days ago.
I was attracted by the cool winter tones here as well as the limited colour palette.

My thanks to all who commented on Misty Crossing and with special thanks to John {alsoppdigitalart} for his much prized User Award.

Ronnie.

Tags: Loch lomond Winter Marina Balmaha Landscape and travel Post boat


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Comments


canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 12:09AM
A lovely composition of one of my favourite locations in Scotland Ronnie
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JPatrickM 9 2 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 12:10AM
It may be just a record shot, but still to your usual high standard Ronnie
Patrick
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
13 Jan 2013 12:19AM
Like that bit of golden glow in the sky Ronnie. A very nicely composed image......Sandy
13 Jan 2013 12:19AM
Excellent well composed image Ronnie,
Fred.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
13 Jan 2013 12:20AM
Stunning clarity Ronnie, I wonder is this Island sinking with all these floods.

Regards

Trev.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 12:21AM
Such beautiful clarity Ronnie - the light has been kind.
The boat is perfectly placed, lovley streak of light above the horizon
and I love the square shapes and colours on the shed door.
Well captured and at least you've been out and about.
KateGrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
13 Jan 2013 12:31AM
how fine the silhouettes stand out against that glimpse of SUN that is in the distance. The grot of the sheds and the boats of course add a lot to the atmosphere. A new view of a place that you have taken in a very different way before, I seem to recall.
A beautiful, moody composition!
debu 6 India
13 Jan 2013 12:33AM
A nice scene.
debu
LexEquine 10 19 United States
13 Jan 2013 12:44AM
'Beautifully composed atmospheric Scenic Shot' ~ Peter
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 1:31AM
great comp ronnie wonderful detail love the colour in the sky a belter nice one Wink
andy
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
13 Jan 2013 3:55AM
Well taken shot Ronnie, shows the extent of the flooding, should tell all the good folk in Edinburgh to turn on their taps and leave them running for a while! Wink
Rgds., Jim
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
13 Jan 2013 4:30AM
This is so nice Ronnie ! very wintery with the grey and brown tones dominating ! Excellent photo !!
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
13 Jan 2013 5:42AM
A fine composition, Ronnie, excellent tones, very atmospheric. Carol
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 7:37AM
That Ronnie has atmosphere, but goodness it looks so cold!
lovely golden light just crept in there too
Lillian
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 7:51AM
Wonderful atmosphere and short telling Ronnie
David
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
13 Jan 2013 7:52AM
A lovely grey canvas with splashes of colour, and the watery yellow break in the clouds just seems to emphasize the wetness. A water-colour in name and nature, Ronnie.

Dave
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
13 Jan 2013 8:14AM
It looks really cold but a fine composition.

Albert
13 Jan 2013 8:38AM
Captured the Winter feel perfectly here Ronnie, excellent!

John Smile
platzy 4 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 8:39AM
Great composition and wintery colours, superb atmospheric image.
13 Jan 2013 8:54AM
An excellent image as well as a record of high water. A
13 Jan 2013 9:22AM
Very seasonal.............cold, damp and dark............GrinGrinGrin
13 Jan 2013 9:45AM
It certainly does look wintery, Ronnie - lovely colours and tones!

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NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 9:47AM
A beautiful yet rather worrying image Ronnie.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
13 Jan 2013 10:06AM
This look's great ,love the colour of it,Look's a great place to visit.
NettaSmile
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 10:39AM
Lovely image Ronnie, excellent composition, beautifully captured

Hugh
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
13 Jan 2013 10:52AM
Love the colours and light in this winter's day on the Loch! As always, the composition works perfectly.

Ann
13 Jan 2013 10:52AM
Morning POD campsies white with snow this morning and a tad fresh to say the least. The light has given you a right cold feel to this capture and it probably was if only two days ago. All amplified by the starkness of the trees and the low levels of colour.

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 10:56AM
About time I revisit the place again. There are so much photo opportunities up there. Lovely low light scene Ron.
13 Jan 2013 10:59AM
Nicely composed
A lovely comp Ronnie, so well balanced and has the feel of winter about it, nice one.

John
13 Jan 2013 11:21AM
I was just commenting on how low the water levels were in the Lochs that I'd seen on the moor, this is where all the water went by the looks here.
Quite a sight Ronnie, did you have your wellies with you?

Dougie
Tibetan 4 3 England
13 Jan 2013 12:30PM
An excellent photo and a splendid boat there Ronnie, would not mind that! lol. as if, I can see what you are saying about the light, and winter colours, nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 12:31PM
Beautifully composed and captured Ronnie.

Ray
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 12:59PM
Great image Ronnie but by god it looks cold .
Rob
JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 1:01PM
Wonderful light in this fine composition.
Ken
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 1:31PM
Before I read your write-up I thought those buildings were low in the water!
Well composed and excellent control of the light too.
Carole
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
13 Jan 2013 2:49PM
Certainly looks to be some flood, Ronnie! Sad An excellent composition and capture Smile
Trev Smile
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 3:28PM
A beautifully captured scene Ronnie
Carol
Suehh 9 39 6 England
13 Jan 2013 3:29PM
Crystal clear and pin sharp Ronnie - still capturing wonderful images I seeGrin

Sue
13 Jan 2013 4:41PM
Great composition, beautiful colour tones and very attractive row of trees.
Johanna
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 5:51PM
The old Loch does look full

Probaly up to the doors at the hostel by nowSmile

Adrian
13 Jan 2013 7:21PM
Certainly looks cold. Interesting to see the water up so high.
Cliff
13 Jan 2013 7:41PM
Looks a tad chilly out there Ronnie, excellent image Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 8:00PM
Great composition I love it Ronnie
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
13 Jan 2013 8:07PM
Will the rain ever stop ! If it carry's on we'll need an Ark WinkWink

Glyn
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
13 Jan 2013 8:25PM
A great off season image

Peter
xwang 7 55 8
13 Jan 2013 9:32PM
They do work well together, the warm sky colour and the boat made a beautiful colour contrast.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
19 Jan 2013 10:12PM
An excellent winter landscape, very atmospheric and bleak looking. I bet the loch is frozen over now and is surrounded by snow

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