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Loch Tulla...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...reflections of a dramatic sky on the still waters of the Loch.

***Fraser suggested the hot spot was spoiling the image, so here's a version with the hole in the sky damped down.

Tags: Scotland Highlands Rannoch moor Lochaber Landscape and travel

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 8:13AM
wonderful light and tones dougie cracking reflections a stunner top shot Wink

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Richsr 11 91 223 England
11 Jul 2012 8:44AM
Like the big sky here Dougie, good to have the reflections for balance too
Regards Richard
moiral 8 12 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 8:49AM
Great cloud formation and reflections of them captured on the loch.
I didn't go down to the loch, but stopped up at the viewpoint. Moira
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 9:25AM
Lovely balance, Dougie. Clouds are fablous!
flakeyflower 12 17 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 9:36AM
Love it, the clouds are dramatic and the reflection makes it better
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 9:36AM
A wonderful sky, full of drama, light and shade, all so well re-recorded in the mirror calm of the Loch.
The B and W presentation adds to the drama as well, I'm sure.
When I first viewed the image I was wondering if there was a slight bluish toning here, but the more I look I feel it's just my eyes.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 9:38AM
The reflections have a textile quality, like patterned satin.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
11 Jul 2012 9:38AM
The location of a million images Dougie 1,000001 Wink
11 Jul 2012 11:11AM
A touch of blue to add a little something extra Ronnie.

Moira I think the blue gave an extra feel to this, satin describes it very well indeed.Smile

There's always one more Ron.
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 12:05PM
Ooh this is very impressive Dougie, I can see this as a large print.. just beautiful

11 Jul 2012 2:23PM
Wonderful work!

danbrann Plus
13 637 17
11 Jul 2012 2:44PM
A big print is the outcome of this one Dougie...At least it should be.
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 3:53PM
This is really god Dougie and, to me, has more of a metallic than silk look (the blue tint adds to this). Not sure about the burnt out area in the sky and feel the image looks better with that area cropped out.

Many thanks for the wee tree on "Hulls". Always pleased to receive a wee tree Smile

Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 4:46PM
You can still knock out a stunning sky Dougie !!!......impressive !!!
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 5:40PM
I think V2 is better Dougie, the absence of the hot spot suggests is more appropriate to the overall contrast range of the image. More gentle and relaxing to my mind.

jaktis 14 84 Sweden
12 Jul 2012 7:41AM
A lovely mood

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 9:40PM
I do like the toning in this image Dougie - it brings out that sky so well. I think I prefer the version with the hot spot toned down. The natural landscapes in Scotland so often have this steely blue light but your treatment just adds that little extra which works very nicely.
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 10:41PM
Wonderful tones here Dougie. V2 does work better.
13 Jul 2012 8:03AM
Mind blowing Dougie! Fantastic to see. I can see the difference working well in v2. So well captured. Another wedding tomorrow ! Gx

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