Castle Stalker...

By Scottishlandscapes early start to my visit to the West, stopped by a fuel spillage on the A82 just North of Tyndrum, road closed.
So off down the diversion to Oban and I decided to look at the Castle as I was passing.

Tags: Scotland Castle stalker Appin Landscape and travel

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rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
9 Jun 2008 7:12AM
Superb mono, worth the diversion Doug. Ron.

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JudeC 9 6 3 England
9 Jun 2008 7:12AM
Hi Douglas - absolutely stunning image - Jude.
Mobieus 9 48 Wales
9 Jun 2008 7:23AM
Absolute cracker, great mono.

Excellent mono - I would paint out the wee white bits (houses?)at the left on the hills.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
9 Jun 2008 7:38AM
Moody in mono

Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
9 Jun 2008 7:40AM
Lovely and calm Doug.Mono suits this and must be seen large.
It's lovely BUT the castle should be more to the right. On a third. The image is uneasy because of where it is.
Scott_Scot 11 4 4 Scotland
9 Jun 2008 7:42AM
Fantastic shot for a mono.
Whets my pallet nicely, ... I'm in the middle of packing up my house and moving out to very, very near this spot! Smile

All the best

tumienis 12 2 1 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 7:45AM
amazing shot! just love it!
9 Jun 2008 8:28AM
Great moody in an excellent conversion.Well done!
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
9 Jun 2008 8:41AM
Like the tones and reflection in this Dougie - well captured and converted.
Regards Richard.
Cormy 9 3 England
9 Jun 2008 8:44AM
Absolutely superb mono Doug.Superb sky and reflections.
jimbo_t 13 959 England
9 Jun 2008 9:02AM
I bet you're glad you got diverted!
Great shot.
AllyN 9 Scotland
9 Jun 2008 9:19AM
Lovely shot Dougie. These clouds look very dramatic in mono, suspect they would look a bit more ordinary in colour.
Loads of moisture in the air causing all sorts of blues Ally.
9 Jun 2008 9:51AM
Beautifully done Doug, has a light dreamlike feel that works a treat fine image, Adrian
porty2003 13 97 Scotland
9 Jun 2008 9:54AM
You passed by at the right time Dougie.The bay is not the 'prettiest' at low tide with it's acres of 'weed',but these reflections make for a lovely picture.The 'white cottages' mentioned by someone is,I believe,the Glen Sanda 'superquarry' which I won't comment about as some of my friends from Ballachulish have had jobs there in the past!!!!.
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 10:28AM
What a great place to be diverted too! Beautiful scene and reflections - well captured.
Marilyn x
VintageRed 10 15 1 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 10:41AM
Great mood to this.
a serene shot

woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 10:53AM
Superb scenic mono, I believe it is perfectly symmetrical too. My daft sense of nonsense suggests reposting this as an abstract, rotated through 90 degrees, in a few months' time, just to see who twigs first Wink
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
9 Jun 2008 11:57AM
The clouds look really good in mono.

Codiac 9 333 3 Northern Ireland
9 Jun 2008 1:31PM
Nice mono Doug, great reflections and nice sky Smile

mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1499 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 2:04PM
Love the horizontal streaks running through the reflections - they give a strong sense of depth and distance, a bit like hatching in an ink drawing. Very effective in b&w. Sorry I was in a rush earlier, bit more time now to enjoy this...
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
9 Jun 2008 2:17PM
Superb conversion Dougie!

uggyy 10 2.1k 9 Scotland
9 Jun 2008 4:37PM
sublime bro, bw works very well with this
9 Jun 2008 5:30PM
Great Shot
9 Jun 2008 5:43PM
Excellent conversion Dougie.
Phil_Restan 10 280 9 Scotland
9 Jun 2008 5:44PM
Nice image Dougie, personally I like the centre positioning, if you put the castle to the right you would lose that big cloud and that great bg. Good conversion.

Ganto 10 769 2 Ireland
9 Jun 2008 5:56PM
A great image image Dougie.
A super range of tones.

9 Jun 2008 6:00PM
great shot
Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 6:37PM
An absolutely superb image and quality processing IMO. Stunningly good work.
MikeA 11 1.3k England
9 Jun 2008 7:39PM
Lovely composition and shadow detail Dougie with slight air of mystery and foreboding about it.

carterart 12 74 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 10:29PM
Oh yes, VERY nice. Has to be seen large to appreciate the impact of those clouds.
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
9 Jun 2008 10:43PM
spot on My friend. Colou or black and white. it matters little to you.
9 Jun 2008 10:48PM
Excellent reflections of an awesome sky,
Great image my friend,
johnjrp 12 432 5 Australia
10 Jun 2008 2:07AM
Just magic Doug.
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
10 Jun 2008 4:40PM

Portknockie 12 48 Scotland
12 Jun 2008 8:01PM
Super work Dougie..looks so so good in B/W..

Caledonia 10 2 Scotland
15 Jun 2008 8:50PM
Absolutely excellent!
16 Jun 2008 7:26AM
Beautiful. At first I thought it was Eileen donan castle and wondered where the bridge has gone. someone mentioned about the thirds. I think you have it in thirds. Well captured. How do you manage to find places to stop for some of your images? I see things but no where to pull in before or after. Or perhaps my husband just won't find somewhere?!

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