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That Castle - my version

By Tynnwrlluniau  
Sorry. I know, but it had to be done...several times in fact Grin Thanks for the wonderful response to my last two offerings. Almost a personal best on the votes front. Hope this one doesn't disappoint. It had been raining heavily but the showers stopped and a glimpse of low sun tried to break through, while three fellow-tourists crammed themselves into the MacRae's doorway for shelter (not really visible at this size, sorry)

Tags: Scotland Eilean donan castle Landscape and travel

Voters: nanpantanman, Glyn1, JohnHawthorne and 119 more

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Glyn1 Plus
7 4 1 England
22 Apr 2012 6:48PM


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22 Apr 2012 6:53PM
22 Apr 2012 6:53PM
Brilliant photo
LesF Plus
10 182 9
22 Apr 2012 6:54PM
Seeing you were their Alun it would have been rude not to, good un as well

22 Apr 2012 7:09PM
That sky is special Alun, and stunning image.
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2012 7:10PM
A well worn photographers location but givenyour own impeccable touch Alun. Never tire of images this good.
cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
22 Apr 2012 7:17PM
totally gorgeous colours, clarity and mood. congrats on the EC.lesley
22 Apr 2012 7:44PM
congrats on your well deserved EC Alun.
22 Apr 2012 7:54PM
Many thanks Pete for the EC - totally unexpected but great to receive.
It is indeed a well-photographed location so nothing new here. I was glad that they light it up in the evening though. Smile
whipspeed Plus
12 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2012 8:01PM
Wonderful light & a beautiful place to photograph.
RobboB Plus
10 121 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2012 8:09PM
beautifull shot , very well done

Anna_W Plus
5 1 2 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2012 8:21PM
You've put your own stamp on this Alun - I especially love the detail in the water in the foregound and the warm light on the castle. Many congrats on the EC.
22 Apr 2012 8:38PM
Thanks a lot. Anna - I was lucky to get a few images because the heavens opened most of the time I was there. However, when the light broke through I was generally at a photogenic location such as this.
Thanks Paul and Rob and a big thanks to sarah for her GEA Smile
22 Apr 2012 8:42PM
The awards say it all a cracking image Alun well done indeed

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.7k 148 England
22 Apr 2012 8:46PM
Alright, I s'pose TongueGrinGrin

Superb Alun, one of those images that you say 'I wish I could take that'. Well worthy of the awards.

6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2012 8:54PM
Just one of a stunning collection of superb images contained within your Portfolio.

Regards Nathan
zapar40 Plus
6 66 5 Wales
22 Apr 2012 9:42PM
superb Alun, always nice to see this on here and you have done us welsh proud.
fab capture, ant.
23 Apr 2012 12:29AM
A lot of very kind words! V. much appreciated. Thanks Bob, Dave, Nathan and Ant.
franken Plus
14 4.1k 4 Wales
23 Apr 2012 8:48AM
Wonderful landscape.

martinl Plus
13 266 2 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2012 9:11AM
Many congrats on the EC Alun. A well known shot made your own.
geffers7 Plus
6 46 1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2012 9:41AM
Fantastic shot Alun and very well done on the awards.
Stunning image. Love the colours and tones in this and the dramatic sky. Decided to award a UA. Nice work!
fraser Plus
13 631 14 Scotland
23 Apr 2012 1:19PM
Just about as good as I've seen from this location and well deserving of the awards.

jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2012 1:55PM
What a stunner Alun! Well worthy of the EC! Grin
Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
23 Apr 2012 1:56PM
It's beautiful, my congrat's!

Sarah *
your version of that castle is a great version. excellent shot, nothing about it is less than great in my eyeballs
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
23 Apr 2012 3:18PM
Congrats on the EC Alun, cracking image
Regards Richard
edrhodes Plus
11 546 12 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2012 3:52PM
Cracker mate.

paulcr Plus
12 1.5k 9 Ireland
23 Apr 2012 6:04PM
Superb. Love the light under the bridge. Paul
23 Apr 2012 7:15PM
Many thanks. It's gratifying that having got up pre-dawn every morning and stayed out until after sundown I managed to bag a few between downpours Smile
Craig - many thanks for your UA - chuffed to beans, m8.
Fabulous shot Alun, worth all the sacrifice.....and all the awards Wink

23 Apr 2012 7:55PM
Thanks Paul Smile
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
23 Apr 2012 10:46PM
excellent light and you left your special mark in this great composition.
24 Apr 2012 12:44AM
Thanks Annette and many thanks to you Ed for your UA . wow! Cheers m8 Smile
Hard not to stop here one of Scotland's postcard places and we all have to do our take on it. The light played ball for you too.

24 Apr 2012 10:02PM
thats a stunning shot love the reflection and the light is amazing
iancatch Plus
10 4 45 England
24 Apr 2012 10:20PM
A truly stunning shot. The title on the Eilian is spelt wrong - Eilean should be which is right in the tags

24 Apr 2012 10:47PM
Confound it! Thanks Ian as a Welsh speaker my own natural pronunciation and spelling makes me want to stick an 'i' which gives nan 'ee' sound in English where the e in Eilean should be. I'll change it although I may have to upload it as a version. Many thanks and apologies to my cousins in the far north Grin

Thanks Dougie and Kaz - appreciate your comments,
Alan_Coles Plus
11 177 11 Wales
25 Apr 2012 1:11PM
Special image my friend....great light and detail - its got an EC but have mine too Wink
25 Apr 2012 2:29PM
Brilliant photo the dramatic sky ,light great work perfect shoot Wink
25 Apr 2012 4:43PM
Thanks Thomas and a big thanks to you Alan for the badge! Really appreciate that!
25 Apr 2012 4:52PM
Love it Smile bring back memory's of my wedding there .

Cheers Dougie
Morgs Plus
8 20 62 Wales
24 Jul 2012 4:35PM
V2 is stunning. Just seen all the awards this has attracted. It's a cracker Alun.

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