Reeds in my Lochan...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...a dull start to a day on the Rannoch Moor. The sun has risen before the clouds decided to part and show some light on Lochan na h'Achlaise, Scotland. The breeze was sending little ripples across the cold water's surface.

I have a version shot at 1/10th of a second @ 22 and most of the reeds are still sharp.

Tags: Scotland Highlands Landscape and travel Rannoch moor

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28 Aug 2011 8:33AM
Lovely capture of stillness I think

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moiral 6 12 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 8:44AM
Lovely shot. I always think Rannoch Moor is such a spooky splace in the grey days. Moira
28 Aug 2011 9:02AM
Lovely to see the space and the peaks .I feel these images have a timeless but historical feel too ! Know what you mean about chasing bees and butterflies I'm sure I get alot of strange looks but I think they are used to me at the B.H. now!WinkGill -away to send you a pm too.
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
28 Aug 2011 9:21AM
Changing of seasons soon Dougie. There is a rumour that another tree will be planted on the island, so to cope with photographers withdrawal symptomsWink. Ron.
28 Aug 2011 10:18AM
Well composed and exposed, Dougie m8. It's a special spot and that's for sure.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 10:25AM
Another lovely shot from your favourite haunt, Dougie. Always looks great there no matter what the weather.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
28 Aug 2011 11:18AM
Lovely tranquil image Dougie; I like those reeds in the foreground.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
28 Aug 2011 11:51AM
Like the traquillity of this Dougie, good comp and details,tones too.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 12:07PM
the reeds in the f/g are almost abstract, a great shot - looking calm and tranquil
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
28 Aug 2011 1:50PM
Lovely quiet and peaceful image Dougie. One to sit and read a good novel.........Sandy
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
28 Aug 2011 4:17PM
I can imagine you sitting there, Dougie, having gotten comfortable and quietly letting your thoughts wander whilst enjoying the contents of your thermos.Smile
A delightful scene, no matter what the weather is up to. (within reason, of course)

woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 5:24PM
However dull the day you were still inspired, Dougie.
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 9:34PM
I really like the composition here Dougie. That rock in the middle ground provides a nice 'step' between the foreground reeds and the mountains.
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
29 Aug 2011 6:57AM
Even without the tree there are image to be had...dull days, bright days, ye, keep em coming Dougie, nice one.

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29 Aug 2011 8:08AM
Beautiful shades of green on the reeds, it looks chilly and autumnal. The low hanging clouds over the mountains are a beautiful contrast to the clearness in the wather.

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