Places - The Isle of Skye


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Places - The Isle of Skye

16 Jun 2020 9:30AM   Views : 435 Unique : 338

We had one idyllic week on the Isle of Skye. The weather was generally kind, the place was magnificent...absolutely idyllic. One of these days we will return, but until then we have hundreds of images that we can come back to, each time seeing new things and processing old things in new ways. Still in Lockdown, it is a great time to revisit these old pictures, in our case shot on the Pentax K20D with the 18-55mm lens. Last night I took a new look at the first half of our week, so here are some images that are mainly ones that I have overlooked on the first few looks through what we had. It's interesting that there are always pictures that got away, but we catch them eventually.

A dog playing in a loch, on the way to Skye.

Beautiful crisp, pure white buildings under the Skye Bridge

The Hebridean Princess


Glass Bottomed Boat

Kyleakin Castle

Skye Bridge

Blue Shell

Elgol on our one stormy day

Abandoned Bothy

Pure Waters

Shop at Seal Island

A precariously built hide at Seal Island

I enjoyed looking back at those and it has just reminded me how great it would be to return to Skye again. Something to put high up on the post-Lockdown list of Things To Do.

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16 Jun 2020 10:16PM
Nice set John. My trip to Skye was with the Z1-P some time back!
I like your different take on the Cuillin from Elgol - most seem to have the right hand side rocks as a focus to draw you to the mountains behind; you have the atmosphere better here IMO.
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17 Jun 2020 12:10AM
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