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The Croft

By Dennis_Bromage
Just back from 8 days in the Torridon area of Scotland. Absolutely mind blowing scenery and mountain vistas up there but unfortunately the weather refused to cooperate for the vast majority of the time, I guess it is the highlands! In fact it seemed that every time we opened our camera bags it triggered a deluge!!! Anyway found some a...mazing new location, just have to get back up there in better weather to photograph them and we did get a few breaks...

I think this is probably my favourite image from the trip, taken shortly after sunset as yet another downpour cleared into Upper Loch Torridon...

Thanks for looking Smile

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: barmymarny, jeanmarie, Richsr and 56 more

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Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
25 Jan 2011 3:40PM
Like your lead in and the good balanced composition good details and light too.
Regards Richard

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Suehh Plus
10 39 6 England
25 Jan 2011 3:45PM
What a wonderful vista - and this is a gorgeous image. Sue
BillyGoatGruff Plus
10 191 199 England
25 Jan 2011 3:46PM
Trademark technical perfection, Den, even if the weather gods weren't cooperating!
Still, as you say, there's always next time; I don't think Scotland's going anywhere in the near future! Grin

Lovely well composed image

Really shows the beauty of this amazing place.
The bad weather is part of the charm of Torridon.
25 Jan 2011 4:26PM
Lovely image Dennis - love the pov and colours certainly a place to revisit many times
Alvar Plus
10 23 2 France
25 Jan 2011 5:07PM
Beautiful composition Dennis Well braved !!!
AshTree Plus
8 1.7k 6 England
25 Jan 2011 5:30PM
So beautiful - imagine waking up to that view every morning! Superbly composed / exposed image.

bill33 Plus
7 34 1 Scotland
25 Jan 2011 5:35PM
Beautiful photograph from this wonderful location, great composition with wonderful light, well done, Bill.
martin.w Plus
15 503 22 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 6:11PM
A shame about the weather, but this looks to be an idyllic location Smile
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
25 Jan 2011 6:12PM
Weather always a problem in Scotland. Last time here it was raining !!! Dennis. Looking forward to more. Ron.
Ian-Munro Plus
10 200 15 Wales
25 Jan 2011 6:29PM
very well taken Den. I agree with Richard its got a nice balance to it.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
25 Jan 2011 7:21PM
Very well composed and balanced shot.
Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 8:10PM
Happy to make it 30 and, you're right, it is a great place.

Sue Smile
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 9:34PM
Beautifully composed shot Den.
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
25 Jan 2011 10:33PM
A beautiful shot and almost perfectly composed .........
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2011 11:29PM
Superbly composed.
26 Jan 2011 10:57AM
Even when the heavens open and the rain lashes down the mountains and glens in this area show a beauty that fills the brain with their grandeur. I always love a visit to Torridon hail, rain or shine.

26 Jan 2011 8:48PM
Another splendid production. Looks a good place to visit.
29 Jan 2011 4:30PM
Hi Den

great detail in this shot, well done

phil99 Plus
11 45 6 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 8:51PM
Like this a lot with such a cracking lead in . Wonderful light colour /tones and first class composition . Well worth returning to a few times though these locatins as the light is always so different throughout the year....Phil

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