By Scottishlandscapes of the many old boats left to rot around the coast and Lochs of Mull. Not the most environmentally friendly thing to do but they make good images I feel.

Tags: Landscape and travel

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johnjrp 13 432 5 Australia
9 Mar 2009 7:41AM
Lovely detail Doug. At least they are objects of interest and not likely to impact on the environment. John

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brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 7:42AM
Wonderfully clear image on a cloudy morning - great compoisitio and lovely tones in this picture.
Hope you are well,
9 Mar 2009 7:42AM
Great composition and colour.
Fit as a flea Johanna, Thanks for asking.
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
9 Mar 2009 7:58AM
Beautufully composed Doug.A gem.
Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 8:02AM
Superb capture,
porty2003 13 97 Scotland
9 Mar 2009 8:49AM
On my first nervous night at Musselburgh camera club this boat,from a different angle and in different light,from a man whose work I went on to admire highly,was projected as a slide.As a relative newcomer to photography I was 'blown away'.
In other words,another very fine Scottish landscape from Mr Salteri, putting the new [ish] toy to excellent use.
Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 9:07AM
You're right about these old boats making lovely images, Dougie. And you've proved your point here Smile

Phil_Restan 11 280 9 England
9 Mar 2009 9:15AM
yep, we'd be lost without these old boats to add to a scene, sometimes think it would be handy to have one on a trailer to cart around and drop into any scene, all you'd need is a can of spray paint and you could change it at willSmileSmile
Norma Plus
11 5 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 9:16AM
looks remarkably like one at Heswall Doug that I've got a shot or two of. The scenery here is a little more spectacular though.

jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 9:30AM
The boats are indeed perfect for photographers. Long may they be there too. You seem to have had a great week up there from what I have seen while catching up through your gallery, Dougie.

Cheers Jeanie, we made the best of a patchy weather front which followed us from Ardnamurchan to Mull.
GazzaG2003 14 343 England
9 Mar 2009 9:37AM
fantastic scenic shot, like it a lot
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 70 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 10:02AM
Well-balanced image with beautiful tones, Dougie. The boat should not harm the environment as it decays, I doubt it contains many CFCs!
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
9 Mar 2009 10:06AM
This is a kind of picture I like very much

mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1716 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 10:14AM
Looks as though it could collapse any minute. It adds a focal point, and it echoes the dark steely blue tones of the sky and water.
garymcparland 10 338 3 Northern Ireland
9 Mar 2009 11:30AM
Love old boats, your right they make great subject matter and you have found a great one here and captured it experty.

danbrann 12 636 17
9 Mar 2009 12:27PM
We do love these derelictboatsDoug. I suppose it because they look a bit like our age.
9 Mar 2009 12:36PM
Excellent shot.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
9 Mar 2009 12:42PM
Like the details and tones in this Dougie - real feel of a grey day with this one.
Regards Richard.
9 Mar 2009 12:52PM
Well composed image in what looks like characteristic island weather.
vxisme Junior Member 8 Scotland
9 Mar 2009 1:08PM
Superb mate, love it.
Ian-Munro 9 200 15 Wales
9 Mar 2009 2:31PM
I like it a lot, great image.

Cor 8 Belgium
9 Mar 2009 3:04PM
Delicate and fine shot.
daviewat 13 4.1k Scotland
9 Mar 2009 3:41PM
I just love these old vessels Smile they do eventually pretty much rot to nothing and make homes for all sorts of wee sleiket beasties Smile
Caledonia 11 2 Scotland
9 Mar 2009 6:05PM
Just love the light the way it touches the boat. Wonderful shot Dougie.
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
9 Mar 2009 7:20PM
Love the moody atmosphere here Dougie!

MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
9 Mar 2009 7:55PM
I always think it sad to see neglected boats. Once they were someone's pride and joy. Great shot though.

phillips 11 69 2 Scotland
9 Mar 2009 8:30PM
Great subject and looks like one you could keep returning to.

Camairish 11 1.4k Scotland
9 Mar 2009 10:31PM
Great subject matter - perfectly composed with excellent natural colours,


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