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Ballachulish Slate " Glencoe".

By bill33
Just back from a few wild and wet days camping in Glencoe, managed to get just a few images from the trip. This photograph shows the remains of part of the Slate Quarry in Ballachulish where slate was exported all over the World. When the men retired from the quarry, they were given a slate headstone, rather than a gold watch, to thank them for there services. My sincere thanks to everyone for your very kind comments and for the awards on my previous upload,they are very much appreciated. Bill.

Tags: Scotland Glencoe Landscape and travel

Voters: saeidNL, malleader, Jawoi and 22 more


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Comments


saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
5 Sep 2012 4:38PM
Great composition, wonderful light and tones, very well taken and presented.
saeid

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5 Sep 2012 6:10PM
Gosh .... your image wants me to be there NOW!!!!!
jdinne 13 16 England
5 Sep 2012 8:09PM
Excellent Bill, love the light, detail and colours. That moody sky is excellent.

John
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2012 8:26PM
great shot really shows the atmosphere you encountered here
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
5 Sep 2012 9:17PM
A fine composition from the old slate quarry: I remember seeing these self same buildings in images that Dougie (Scottishlandscapes) posted some time back. The slate makes for such an interesting subject.
Ronnie.
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
5 Sep 2012 10:10PM
WOW! Wonderful secene, love the clarity, texture, and light!
6 Sep 2012 12:50AM
Bill,

This will cover it..................

Fantastic Shot


Paul.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2012 3:16PM
Fantastic work Bill.
Jim
9 Sep 2012 5:51AM
Lots of atmosphere in this image, think I would sooner have been given a gold watch instead of keep looking at my headstone

Tony
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2012 11:50AM
My husband found the slate quarry on our trip.
Didn't have time to do the walk but what an interesting place.
So much to see up there!
Didn't see where your image was taken - lovely atmospheric image
of interest.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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