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...finally the sun managed to punch a hole in the cloud cover and find the bush where we were positioned in the cold wind.
Taken a while back reworked and recropped in Lightroom.

Tags: Skye Isle of skye Lochaber Landscape and travel HighlandsScotland

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9 Feb 2012 10:52AM
Well Done.

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CliveA 11 5 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 11:00AM
Wonderful twists and turns Dougie. You chose the optimum place for this shot.
C l i v e
Tooth 12 5.8k 227 Ireland
9 Feb 2012 11:13AM
Not sure what the original crop was, but the comp is beautifully balanced here...nice one

Richsr 10 91 223 England
9 Feb 2012 11:14AM
Great view point of this iconic location. Like the light and tones/ details Dougie.
Regards Richard.
Mike_S 6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 11:27AM
Jaw dropping beauty. As good a landscape as I have seen. Wonderful.
Can't fault it.
Baz72 8 30 Scotland
9 Feb 2012 11:33AM
Like this one Dougie....moody sky, twists and turns !!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
9 Feb 2012 11:40AM
Absolutely fabulous scenery and you've brought out every detail. Superb.
alansnap 13 577 26 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 11:54AM
Fine shot as ever Dougie. Definitely not recent Smile
luceombra 6 27 5 Italy
9 Feb 2012 12:21PM
Perfect composition....and that light....really stunning!
ugly 9 9 57 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 12:45PM
A well taken image...
Nice comp...
Well done...

BillyGoatGruff 10 191 199 England
9 Feb 2012 12:59PM
Only been there once and it looked just like this, especially the dark, brooding sky!
A fine capture, Dougie and a great use of the square format to create a very well balanced image.

Lovely stuff Smile
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 70 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 1:12PM
I think I remember the original but I do not remember noticing the tiny red berries in the tree; they contrast rather nicely with the heather. Superb composition.
Once only I drove that road, alone, in a cloudburst; Whitsun 1976 I think. I remember the road but not the landscape Sad
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
9 Feb 2012 1:23PM
Very beautiful composition. Love the soft greens on the hillsides. A very moody day captured perfectly............Sandy
waineswitch 10 88 Scotland
9 Feb 2012 1:31PM
As good as it gets...balance, detail and beauty...Smile
when I was there it rained so I never caught anything like this Sad
9 Feb 2012 1:31PM
I think this is one of the best that I have seen from this spot. You have really good depth and some nice colour in the heather and berries(?) in the foreground tree. The crop works well. You have inspired me to revisit this location!
9 Feb 2012 2:32PM
Dramatic and wonderful.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
9 Feb 2012 2:51PM
A spot I'd love to visit again, Dougie: such a fabulous bit of the Skye scene and so interesting geologically. You have captured this one under such excellent light conditions, and in such a pleasing composition.
Hop-A-Long 10 52 1 England
9 Feb 2012 3:55PM
Wonderful composition.
What a place, just looking at this gives you the sense of freedom.

PhilT2 Plus
7 443 29 England
9 Feb 2012 4:31PM
Just makes me want to put on my walking boots..........wonderful shot of this stunning landscape. Beautiful
Niknut Plus
7 1.6k 76 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 4:36PM
Cracking shot !!!.....gorgeous quality from that bit of side-lighting, really accentuates the form & colours particularly on the F/G......beautiful stuff !!!!
9 Feb 2012 5:10PM
Beautiful shot of this iconic location, Dougie. Excellent photography as usual.
moiral 7 12 Scotland
9 Feb 2012 5:15PM
What a beautiful landscape. Lovely purples in the heather and reds in that tree. Moira
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
9 Feb 2012 5:34PM
Incredible beautiful landscape with all the details

AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 5:59PM
What a great spot you were in - the detail in this is wonderful!
Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 6:15PM
Beautiful landscape and so nice to see it looking green and the heather in flower.

Sue Smile
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 6:26PM
Terrific sharp image..... Beautiful Grin
edrhodes 12 547 12 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 6:29PM
Very nice image.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 6:53PM
love the winding path and the gnarled tree, also the pinky coloured lavender in the foreground not forgetting the great sky, a very well composed image indeed
Leilani 13 29 3 England
9 Feb 2012 6:53PM
No surprise it took half a minute to get too the end of the comments list! Stunning! Love it! Smile
PRE99 8 Wales
9 Feb 2012 7:13PM
Great location, great composition, lovely colours and a wonderful sky.
bill33 Plus
6 32 1 Scotland
9 Feb 2012 7:26PM
This brings back some great memories from this amazing place Dougie, I had very similar weather when I was there last year, hope to be back sometime this year. Your PP work brings this to life, very well done, Bill.
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
9 Feb 2012 7:46PM
This is so good Doug.Beautiful view.
jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 8:36PM
Looks just fine to me Grin
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 10:27PM
How fair was thou in summer time
Wi' a'thy clusters white
How rich and gay thy autumn dress,
Wi' berries red and bright!
On thy fair stem were mony names
Which now nae mair I see
But they're engraven on my heart,
Forget they ne'er can be
Oh rowan tree

This is such a beautiful image Dougie, heart-warming on a cold winter day.
Alan_Coles 11 178 11 Wales
9 Feb 2012 11:14PM
Stonking of the places I so want to photograph - two visits and visibilty was down to 10 ft each time Sad
Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
12 Feb 2012 10:37AM
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 9:46AM
Very nice Dougie, love your crop here, what a view! You always do your homeland so much justice... love looking at Scotland through your pics Smile


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