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Loch Scavaig Stone ...

By sut68      
Had a couple of trips over to Elgol on our trip last week and we were rewarded with some lovely conditions at times. We did comment throughout the holiday we were surprised at how benign the tides were, so not much in the way of crashing waves anywhere ... always another reason to go back I suppose Grin

I think Rich [though it may have been Fran] mentioned that this particular stone had been shot a couple of times before, most notably by some bloke called Joe Dorset or Devonish [or summat similar to that - I forget now] Wink Anyway, does that mean that you shouldn't shoot it because it's already been done? (Never stopped me before Wink )

0.5 secs @ ISO100, 0.6 + 0.9 ND grads [angled] + 0.6 ProGlass ND.

Just noticed it's just gone past beer-o'clock ... catch up in a mo, cheers for dropping by Smile


Tags: Rocks Water Elgol Cuillins Loch scavaig Landscape and travel Joe cornish rock

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Cor 9 Belgium
30 Aug 2010 6:28PM
A beauty !!! +++++

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tigerminx 13 237 South Africa
30 Aug 2010 6:32PM
Love it Paul, and loved the story too.
30 Aug 2010 6:33PM
More words than that would be superfluous.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Aug 2010 6:37PM
Thanks guys, enjoy your evenings Smile
Landlord 11 25 1 Scotland
30 Aug 2010 6:52PM
Lancashire mate, thats his name Joe Lancashire. No it does not mean you shouldn't shoot it, anyway pritty sure Joe did it after a fella called Prior or Before! not sure did it, think I'll go to the pub now!..

Think this will do well for you, very well for you.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Aug 2010 7:00PM
LOL, you know what Phil, I knew I'd get his name wrong Wink

Cheers matey,
oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 7:03PM
Ha ha joe dorset ,ooops fell off me chair ! ,good shot sir Smile
adamburton 14 627 11 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 7:12PM
Lovely and rich shot Paul. Love the sunlight kissing the Cuillins.

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Aug 2010 7:18PM
T'was what grabbed me Adam. Took a few but that distant light just lifted these few shots.

Hope you didn't damage yer Coccyx Andy? Grin

Cheers guys,
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
30 Aug 2010 7:28PM
lovely detail in them secondhand rocks Smile nice bit of colour in the sky too.i'll stick it on my shortlist.lesley
ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 7:40PM
A cracking capture Paul. Would love a trip up to Skye with me camera...hey ho

30 Aug 2010 8:27PM
A very attractive addition to the shots from this viewpoint. I hope you managed to get back without having to climb up to the clifftop and double back as I did during my visit.
30 Aug 2010 8:32PM
Super image Paul even if someone well known has been there before...

richardwheel 12 217 2 England
30 Aug 2010 8:52PM
Lol just having one last check on site and glad I did now Smile beaut mate
dazzaman 11 631 England
30 Aug 2010 8:55PM
youve done it proud,nuff said.
cabbie Plus
11 31 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 8:59PM
Superb looks fatastic large

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Aug 2010 9:13PM
No Alun, quite a safe and boring route back compared to yours by the sound of it.

Cheers all for your time, enjoy the rest of your evening.

oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 9:22PM
lol ....Smile
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Aug 2010 9:55PM
Careful mate, you'll be on yer harris again Wink
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
30 Aug 2010 10:13PM
Beautifully Dorsetted.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Aug 2010 10:16PM
Oh don't you start Wink
chris-p Plus
12 66 England
30 Aug 2010 11:06PM
Beauty indeed....shortlisted
comma 9 108 6 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 11:15PM
great work
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
30 Aug 2010 11:30PM
Not been done till you ! do it. Great atmosphere Paul. Ron.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Aug 2010 11:38PM
Big thanks guys, great to hear from you Smile
newy17 12 273 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2010 3:24AM
Best Elgol shot ive seen this year just stunning!
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
31 Aug 2010 7:34AM
Cheers Ian, keep a eye out for Richards though, they ain't half bad Smile

Ta for your award too mate Smile

martinl 14 269 2 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2010 9:20AM
Classical viewpoint, beautifully shot.
Mr insertcountyhere ish would have been proud!
Tonyd3 Plus
13 1.0k 17 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2010 9:43AM
Better than the effort i did 10 years ago but then it was on a D100 i think at the time (it was good at the time though).
someday i will have to get back up there, hope the midgies did not get you Paul.

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
31 Aug 2010 9:46AM
Oooh yes, them midges got their fair share of me Tony ... and at this particular location too Sad

LOL @ Martin, I'd like to think so Wink
pmorgan 11 217 13 England
31 Aug 2010 10:51AM
Wonderful work mate!

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
31 Aug 2010 12:12PM
Cheers Paul, appreciate it buddy Smile
colin63 9 6 England
31 Aug 2010 6:16PM
Superb image Paul

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
31 Aug 2010 6:26PM
Ta mate, glad you like it n'all Smile
Chriscj 12 96 1 England
31 Aug 2010 8:57PM
You could have got Rich to jump in for some movement. Smile (he'd been OK if he had his tesco bags on)

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
31 Aug 2010 9:02PM
LOL ... was tempted to push him in as he'd set up camp here ... but my kind nature prevailed Wink
IanFlindt 13 740 21 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2010 9:46PM
A fine shot of probably the most famous stone in all of Scotland. It sounds as if you had a rough time with the midges, Paul. I've never ventured up to Scotland in the summer, and from your descriptions I think I'll keep it that way.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
31 Aug 2010 9:55PM
Yup, keep out of Scotland during the summer months Ian, best to be safe Smile

javam 13 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2010 12:07AM
Looks good to me, well known spot or not.

Mesh romper suit for the next trip then Paul?
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
1 Sep 2010 12:38PM
LOL ... already ordered mate, reinforced gusset was extra but I reckon it'll be worth it Wink
I've never totted up the hours I've spent here but it must be pretty long, it's a place you never tire of.
Nice light and it's good to see a calm image instead of the furious splashes and waves so many have done before.
The midges are a pain, that's why I stay away in the summer months, but the little buggers can be there early and late, there's no real respite except the winter.

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
3 Sep 2010 8:43AM
Wasn't really any waves to speak of here Dougie, so that option wasn't there Grin

I would imagine the midges are more manageable out of the summer season though, so maybe we will return then. Cheers.

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
4 Sep 2010 9:53PM
Nearly missed that ... cheers again MrB Smile Smile
oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2010 11:19PM
hey congrats mr dorset ,actually ive heard that, that rock is called a JCB (joe cornish boulder)
its ok ,i'll get my coat Smile
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
5 Sep 2010 10:04AM
LOL ... cheers Andy Grin
Nick_w Plus
10 4.3k 99 England
5 Sep 2010 6:39PM
Technical excellence Paul - well deserved award.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
5 Sep 2010 7:26PM
Cheers mate, quite happy with some I got from here. That said, Rich will be back soon and uploading his, and they are a bit tasty too Smile
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
6 Sep 2010 8:59AM
A big thanks Tom for your award mate - means a lot Smile
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
6 Sep 2010 5:23PM
It is just a superior landscape Paul and I don't think Mr Cornish could have bettered it,Top stuff mate.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
6 Sep 2010 5:37PM
Maybe not Mr C, Tom ... but I reckon Mr Wheeler has, hopefully he'll whack one up soon Wink
Alan_Coles 12 178 11 Wales
6 Sep 2010 7:27PM
Iconic...great image - congrats.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
6 Sep 2010 7:44PM
Cheers Smile
IRaddict 14 34
7 Sep 2010 6:21PM
Crashing waves aside Paul, that is a splendid shot of a wonderful place!
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
7 Sep 2010 6:46PM
Cheers Steve, glad to hear you think so too.

conrad 13 10.9k 116
9 Sep 2010 12:17PM
This one goes straight to my favourites!
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
9 Sep 2010 12:28PM
Cheers Conrad, great to hear from you Smile

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