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Elgol

By pfheyes  
First of all, apologies to everyone who voted on the previous image (that I subsequently deleted). I was in a rush to upload images after returning from holiday and, in hindsight, I wasn't happy with the version I uploaded.

This is another version of the Elgol shot - I think the light is marginally better, there is more colour in the clouds, and the wave (which I thought was distracting in hindsight) is absent.

All comments and critique are welcome. Please look at the large if you can.

Cheers,

Pete

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Angi_Wallace, GrahamNobles, andytvcams and 52 more

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Comments


Fantastic image.
GrahamNobles 14 9 4 England
13 Oct 2008 8:18AM
This one should fly! A super shot.
mrsvee 13 1 England
13 Oct 2008 8:21AM
Super image.
Great detail & colour.
Well done.
Vee.
MandsH 15 England
13 Oct 2008 8:23AM
Lovely image
Mandy
there in june myself beautiful part of scotland, tried hard but didnt get as good a picture as this.. David
User_Removed 15 31 2 England
13 Oct 2008 8:54AM
Great picture, dramatic sky and nice foreground. Keith
13 Oct 2008 9:00AM
Great shot, I'm back there in a couple of weeks....can't wait after seeing this shot. Well done!
Ian-Munro 14 200 15 Wales
13 Oct 2008 9:12AM
Lovely image.

Ian
Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 29 Wales
13 Oct 2008 9:22AM
Excellent detaild and light in the foreground,well taken and full of drama.
Tom.
jaktis 18 84 Sweden
13 Oct 2008 9:31AM
Great depth with the details from the foreground and the cloudcovered mountains

Peter
jeanie Plus
18 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 9:53AM
Had to check out the name there..hehe. Much better username Smile

I missed your first image uploaded but happy to vote on this one. Nice and moody with that bit of special light on the Cuillins.

Jeanie
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 10:09AM
Thanks Jeanie. I'm glad to get rid of the original username, it wasn't one of my better decisions (it was chosen in desperation when I didn't get my first choice LOL). Smile

Cheers,
Pete
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 10:24AM
Oh, thanks to everyone else too!

Pete
IanFlindt 17 740 21 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 12:14PM
One of those rare and special shots that take the breath away. Award-winning, surely.
martinl 18 272 2 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 1:37PM
That is a cracking shot with some beautiful light Pete, and the fact that it hasn't even reached a RC yet is frankly, beyond belief!
Smile
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 2:49PM
Thanks chaps. Smile

Pete
13 Oct 2008 5:04PM
Lovely light and composition
Mark
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 7:11PM
Thanks Mark (and all you lovely clickerers out there). Smile

Pete
martin.w Plus
20 616 29 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 8:33PM
A beauty Pete, so much to like here...especially the light.

Almost welcomed a new member!! Wink
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 10:22PM
LOL Martin - thanks. Smile

Pete
Dotrob 16 Wales
14 Oct 2008 9:45AM
Great capture, super lighting, and sky.
Dot
BillyGoatGruff 15 191 199 England
14 Oct 2008 11:50AM
Wonderful shot, Pete!
Been waiting for ages for something from, and this was definitely worth the wait!
Cheers
Bill
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2008 1:07PM
Thanks Dot and Bill - much appreciated. Smile

Pete
15 Oct 2008 1:30PM
Came back to this one now that I can type again. I was down here a few afternoons as the light was fading, this particular time I recall someone along under the cliff, there were a load of Japanese photographers all along the beach.

Dougie
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2008 9:24AM
I did notice there was a lot of photographers along the beach, some under the cliff etc. It was really quite busy. I was beyond that, west of the "Joe Cornish" bit ... if that's any help!

Pete

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