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Neist Point Lighthouse

By bill33
Just back after a few days on the Isle of Skye. This image was taken on Monday morning a very warm day with very few clouds in the sky,sitting here for some time relaxing and watching the gannets diving for food, life does not get much better than this. My thanks once again to everyone for your very kind comments on my previous images, they are much appreciated, Bill.

Tags: Landscape Scotland Isle of skye Landscape and travel

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saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
20 Jun 2012 8:36PM
Great composition with lovely view,very well done,

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
20 Jun 2012 8:51PM
Wow, what beautiful weather, Bill, used it to your advantage here, great shot.

RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
20 Jun 2012 8:53PM
Wonderful light and colours on this fine day in Skye.
You have excellent lead in from the f/g along the cliff top path to the focal point at the lighthouse.
The only thing that doesn't quite gel with me is the fact that that focal point is sited at one edge of the frame, and I wonder if tue composition might have held better had you swung the camera to the right, excluding tue distant headland and allowing the lighthouse a position perhaps just to the right of centre.
Hope this opinion does not offend.
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 9:51PM
your introduction really sets the scene, I too could while away an hour or two with this before my eyes...

bill33 Plus
5 13 1 Scotland
20 Jun 2012 10:29PM
Ronnie,many thanks for your kind comments and observations, I have taken many images from this location on the same day and have uploaded another version no 2, I would be interested on your opinion once again,as mentioned before I welcome comments that can help me improve and become a better photographer. Many thanks once again, Bill.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
20 Jun 2012 11:47PM
Glad I did not cause offence, Bill.
Yes, V 2 is the bees' knees for me compositionally. The horizon is off the centre line, and the the eye is led along the natural line of the cliff edge and then drops down to the focal point which is perfectly placed in the frame.
Good f/g interest and how well you have done to capture that triangular rock pointing up and left whilst the more distant cliff points up and to the right.
So you have a strong visual composition and perfect balance.
I woulds classify V 1 as a record of what you saw whilst V 2 suggests a professional appreciation of the possibilities and an excellent capture.
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
21 Jun 2012 1:29AM
Two gorgeous images, the sea and the sky are exceptionally beautiful and compositions are excellent!
21 Jun 2012 10:03AM
Very nice Bill, Hope you had a good week......looks like you had the weather, supper sharp again......and great clouds.

21 Jun 2012 11:53AM
Haven't been up here for a couple if years now, I had quite a scare here in a storm several years back, I thought I was over the edge for sure, but that was long ago. A calm day on the north west of the misty isle, you can see for ever on this sublime visit.


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