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saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
3 Jul 2010 7:09PM
Beautiful image with superb detail and lighting super and composition,very well taken.
saeid

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ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 7:12PM
A lovely image with well controlled exposure throughout the shot
Mike
knackeredoldman 7 120 7 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 7:20PM
Cracking shot mate. I love the tones in the heather and the rocks, this has bags of atmosphere. At this size the slab on the left is quite large and plain compared to the rest of the shot but images on a screen are often different to when you print them off and stand back to appreciate them so I am sure that it is not actually an issue.

The movement in the water , the positioning of the elements in the frame and detail throughout the shot is, as ever, superb, and I love the sky. Tops marks for making the most of the conditions and finding a new vantage point (not that I've been there :o) )

Cheers,

Ade
Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 7:30PM
A real quality image imo. Excellent camera work and processing.

Alan.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
3 Jul 2010 8:38PM
Superb composition with an excellent POV giving prominence to the f/g waterfall and rocks, but with the distant peaks cradled in the curve of the near horizon and capped with those menacing clouds. Despite the weather, you have come back with marvellous shot.
Ronnie.
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 10:13PM
Beautifully composed and captured. Excellent image.

Andy
Porthos 6 1 Northern Ireland
3 Jul 2010 11:21PM
Very dramatic.....Derek
4 Jul 2010 1:18AM
Many, many thanks to all who have voted and commented on this one. A special thanks to Alan (Paintman) for his User Award which I am chuffed to receive.
Ade - I was lucky to stumble across this comp. Hadrian went on ahead and missed this scene completely.

Ronnie - I was there for a week and it rained every day and collectively we had about ten minutes of useable light the whole time we were on Skye!
Thanks everybody.
Alun
Lovely Shot
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2010 8:47AM
stunning and well deserved HC and UA.

regards
Yung
I keep meaning to get up to these falls, but the steep ascent puts me off.
You've caught the mood of the mountain very well here.

Dougie
4 Jul 2010 11:53AM
Thanks a lot, Martin and Yung. I've always enjoyed photographing waterfalls and the difusued light was ideal forthis one.

Dougie - I wasn't sorry to retreat shortly after I took this as it was clear to me who was boss - mountain or man.
Phil_Morgan 10 182 1 Wales
4 Jul 2010 1:56PM
Superb capture, congrats on the HC Smile

Phil.
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
4 Jul 2010 2:02PM
Stunning capture...... as Dougie says the mood of the mountains is all there.

In contrast the week I was there it was wall to wall sunshine (apart from a fog spot at The Quiraing) which can be not so good for togs either.
Superb !!!

Chris
4 Jul 2010 11:09PM
Diolch yn fawr Phil, Valleywalker and Chris. Much appreciated. I got one of the Quiraing when I was there and had 20 seconds of wonderful light at dawn before the rain resumed. I'll dig it out and post it. It's always been a pain to process because no matter what I do the colours look incredible and over saturated. I'd appreciate your thoughts when I post it. Cheers all.
Alun
PhilT2 Plus
6 404 25 England
6 Jul 2010 3:39PM
A startlingly beautiful picture. Quite brilliant
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
6 Jul 2010 11:43PM
This is very special indeed. Perfect composition and wonderful mood to the hills behind. I, like you, intend climbing them one day!! Not a bad compensation for not getting on top though.

Dave
6 Jul 2010 11:56PM
Thanks PhilT2 and Dave. That volcanic stone is as sharp as glass but I've never seen anything quite like it anywhere else. Definitely slippery when wet, Dave so I'm not sorry I abandoned any thoughts of bagging it.
Alun
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
10 Jul 2010 6:51PM
works for me a treat, congrats on all the awards.lesley
john_starkey 6 1 3 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2010 8:13PM
Lovely shot,takes you right into it.
bumbleb3 10 358 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2010 8:21PM
brilliant exposure

sandy
datoon 6 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2010 6:51PM
I don't recall seeing this one of yours before..... stunning shot, love it!
22 Nov 2010 6:00PM
Nice shot Sir, Did you clone my head out of this one? ;0)
You need to get back up North sometime, Rather than messing about on the coast!!!!
danob 10 6 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 6:45PM
Stunning! And wonderful gallery too
1 Jan 2011 5:14PM
Fantastic capture!!! I like it!

Jimmy

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