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"Old Herring Skiffs"

By RonnieAG
Old Herring Skiffs at Tarbert on Loch Fyne.........a century ago hundreds of these boats from the backbone of the west coast of Scotland's fishing fleet.
The photo was taken during a trip to Campbeltown last September.

My thanks to all who commented on The Birds.

Ronnie.

Tags: Boats and water Landscape and travel

Comments


ddolfelin Plus
7 103 3 Wales
16 Mar 2017 11:52AM
Very good, Ronnie.

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16 Mar 2017 12:00PM
beautiful clarity and detail
MalcolmM Plus
14 1.3k 5 Scotland
16 Mar 2017 12:05PM
Good to see these lovely old boats
16 Mar 2017 12:08PM
fine detail here Ronnie a much depleted fleet these days i assume you found some decent fish and chips when you were there Wink

a miserable light side
16 Mar 2017 12:09PM
Wonderful reflections Ronnie, and a lovely shot of Tarbert behind the skiffs.

Dave.
PhilT2 Plus
9 513 29 England
16 Mar 2017 12:41PM
Fine composition Ronnie.......really like those boats
nonur Plus
10 18 13 Turkey
16 Mar 2017 12:53PM
Makes a wonderful image with the combo and reflections, Ronnie.
16 Mar 2017 12:53PM
Super composition Ronnie, detail and reflections are excellent,
Fred.
16 Mar 2017 12:58PM
A beautiful image and an interesting bit of history, Ronnie.
Francis
16 Mar 2017 1:04PM
Good shot, like the reflection.

Id be interested to see this in black and white
TonyDy Plus
10 52 3 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 1:04PM
Good shot, Ronnie.
Tony
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 1:18PM
Perfectly composed as usual Ronnie, complete with wonderful reflections.
Peter
Excellent image
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
16 Mar 2017 3:09PM
An excellent detailed capture, Ronnie, very thoughtfully composed allowing the reflections to show above the tops of the boats Smile Feels like I'm actually there Smile
Trev Smile
16 Mar 2017 3:18PM
Plenty to look at in this shot Ronnie,like it very much.

Bob.
SUE118 Plus
11 8 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 4:41PM
Lovely shot Ronnie.
16 Mar 2017 4:44PM
A very well captured image Ronnie, excellent!

JohnSmile
Beautifully captured Ronnie.
Carol
16 Mar 2017 5:00PM
Excellent. Love the colours and reflections Smile
Niknut Plus
9 2.3k 78 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 5:12PM
Lovely shot !!....impressive clarity !!!!Smile
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 5:35PM
Terrific reflections
Ju
Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 5:58PM
Well composed Ronnie with the herring boats and the village shops and houses.
Love the yellow reflections.
Happy memories of Tarbert on our way to Campbeltown.
Kate Grin
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
16 Mar 2017 6:42PM
Excellent point of view Ronnie and a view with so much interest.
Joan
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 159 16 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 7:23PM
Excellent RonnieGrinGrinGrin

Cliff
richmowil Plus
10 369 2 England
16 Mar 2017 7:34PM
A good composition with excellent foreground interest Ronnie. Very nice image!!
JOKEN 10 3 10 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 8:45PM
The chosen format for this splendid scene is really excellent
Ken
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2017 10:09PM
this has a quality about it Ronnie
that my award finger just could not resist!!!
17 Mar 2017 1:42PM
I think Tarbert still gets a bustle on in Summer with the yachts coming through, that's one of my first memories of here when I arrived on a yacht.
A good chip shop and a couple of good pubs as I recall.
One of my colleagues was dispatched for a dozen rolls some salt and a copy of The Herald, he returned some time later minus the Herald, his excuse the bag was too heavy.

Dougie
17 Mar 2017 3:30PM
The letter box format suits this image particularly well, Ronnie.
Excellent definition and clarity.
Lovely reflections, too.

RichardSmile
Mike_Smith Plus
12 586 1 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2017 3:48PM
Beautiful sharp capture, nice reflections too
17 Mar 2017 3:55PM
Just love the reflections Ronnie, beautify scene well captured.

Ruth
CaroleS Plus
9 440 3 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2017 11:39AM
Such a good composition Ronnie - interesting too
fificat100 8 5 2 Scotland
18 Mar 2017 1:21PM
Lots to see here in this fine compo. Superb details and I enjoy the lovely reflections.
Lavina
18 Mar 2017 1:46PM
Such a superb capture Ronnie
Ian
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2017 9:54AM
Iconic "Boatabilia" image Ronnie... Stunning to see...
Isabel GrinGrin
RLF Plus
9 18 4 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2017 8:03AM
Meant to Award ages ago .... Just found my ShortlistWink
Fantastic shotSmile
Rob

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