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flowerted 13 105 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 8:20AM
at last a diferent viewpoint
enjoy the day out

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TerryMcK 8 71 2 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 8:21AM
Excellent image, John. As you mention, the square format works very well here. Ideally composed with fine detail, good colour tones & contrast throughout.
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
17 Dec 2008 8:23AM
Best landscape I've seen in a good while. Great light, fab view and a beautifully balanced composition.
JohnParminter 10 1.3k 14 England
17 Dec 2008 8:25AM
Hey Dave, unusual for you not to find something picky about it..Wink
Thanks all,
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
17 Dec 2008 8:28AM
I'm mellowing with age, like a fine old wine. Now you mention it though, there is a bright pebble just to the left of the top two bars on the bench .... I'd clone that out Wink
Hoffy 12 262 16 England
17 Dec 2008 8:31AM
Beautiful image, hope weather ok Friday.
JohnParminter 10 1.3k 14 England
17 Dec 2008 8:31AM
Ahaa, it's not a pebble but an empty fag packet, there is also a discarded beer tin as well in frame, all left in for authenticism of the Scottish highlands..Wink
scott_jessuk 11 249 1 Scotland
17 Dec 2008 8:34AM
This really is one stunning piece of photography, well done.

Sezz 12 617 15 England
17 Dec 2008 8:36AM
I agree with Dave re 'Best landscape I've seen in a good while'. Superb phoptography, love the square crop - a very Happy Christmas to you also Smile

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jdenman 9 18 5 Spain
17 Dec 2008 8:42AM
Stunning landscape !
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
17 Dec 2008 8:49AM
Some seat this, a view that you could be happy with all day John. Have a great Christmas/New Year. Ron.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
17 Dec 2008 9:13AM
Stunning tones and light in this - really brings out the details well.
Well captured and processed.
Regards Richard.
17 Dec 2008 9:19AM
Excellent image,love the colour tones.
StevenPrice 12 30 2 England
17 Dec 2008 9:45AM
great colours you have captured
17 Dec 2008 9:46AM
Gorgeous colours and composition.
casson 11 3 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 10:05AM
Superb shot, lovely lighting and format
BillyGoatGruff 10 191 199 England
17 Dec 2008 10:25AM
Now that's a very fine image, John!
The quality of light is exceptional, and the (almost) square format works really well to enhance the composition.
If I didn't know better, I'd have said it could've been Wyoming!
MarkT 12 119 2 England
17 Dec 2008 10:33AM
Superb John - have a great Xmas Smile

FredF 10 1 France
17 Dec 2008 10:36AM
excellent composition, superb view.

17 Dec 2008 11:13AM
Love the colours on this. Good luck with the weather at the weekend
Fearniespurs 10 17 1 Wales
17 Dec 2008 11:33AM
awsome landscape well done, Lee
JohnParminter 10 1.3k 14 England
17 Dec 2008 12:26PM
Thanks all, there has only been a couple of ocassions in my 2 years of taking up photography where I've felt all the elements have conspired together for that magic photographic moment, a brief 45 minutes here being one and an hour on Skye being the other. I think my ability with the camera has done them some sort of justice.
17 Dec 2008 1:17PM
Beautiful colours
martinl 14 266 2 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 1:23PM
All the best John. Thanks for your support during 2008.
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 2:38PM
Light, composition, processing. They really don't come much better than this. Best wishes for Christmas and the NY.
User_Removed 11 19 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 2:40PM
lovely capture and nice exposure and light. hope you have a good trip up there.
17 Dec 2008 4:34PM
Great shot - seasons best..!
JouŠo 13 56 Finland
17 Dec 2008 4:40PM
1 word: YES!

Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 5:34PM
Lovely image. Would love to just sit on that seat and admire the view.

And a happy Christmas to you too Smile

ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 8:59PM
Stunning photography
dathersmith 10 557 12 England
17 Dec 2008 10:47PM
A great shot to head off with John, guess you're working over Christmas? All the best.

JohnParminter 10 1.3k 14 England
18 Dec 2008 5:54AM
Cheers Darren, I've actually got over two weeks off from work and will be at home but I intend to spend a morning in Glencoe on the travel down then a gang of us are spending New Year in Glencoe again climbing hills and getting swallied in the Clachaig Inn for a few nights.There will no doubt be a bit of photography in there but I'm wanting to ween myself of the computer a bit more and spend time with the family and friends.
Hope you have a good break, all the best,
The late afternoon light brings out the warm colours of winter in Glencoe. You would only spend a few minutes on the bench, perhaps to tighten the laces on your boots.

Charity 8 5 United States
18 Dec 2008 9:52AM
WOW, truly one of the most perfect landscapes I have ever seen!
JohnParminter 10 1.3k 14 England
18 Dec 2008 10:08AM
You're too kind Charity but you really need to look at the proper landscape photographers on this site.Smile
wamp 11 276 8 England
18 Dec 2008 8:23PM
This is beautiful John, the colours created from that lovely light are so very good

Leightonhs 10 155 1
21 Dec 2008 1:04AM
This is extraordinary. Was a real treat to view....Nevermind being there!

JohnParminter 10 1.3k 14 England
21 Dec 2008 9:54AM
Ohh, thanks very much for the awards Dave and Leighton, unexpected.

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