Five Thousand Years Ago...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...just before I was born, these stones were raised at Callanish on the Isle of Lewis, across the Minch from The West coast of Scotland.
Kin and I had some fantastic light on the the island, it was following us around on our amazing journey.

Tags: Landscape and travel

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Comments


janet 14 27 England
31 Dec 2007 1:26PM
Stunning image!
As you say the light is amazing.
Jan.

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31 Dec 2007 1:32PM
Beautiful & agree with the fabulous light!
Happy New Year, Mia
jaecat 8 29 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 1:35PM
amazing image thanks for sharing.
jaktis 12 84 Sweden
31 Dec 2007 1:39PM
More than ten years befor, a great upload and it looks like you had a great time

Peter
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 1:46PM
Lovely. No 2 has that air of mystery.
Happy new year
Mavis
sut68 Plus
12 2.0k 76 England
31 Dec 2007 1:50PM
Lovely Dougie, great light you captured here.

All the very best for 2008 my friend, speak to you in the New Year!!!

Paul
Strobe 9 1.3k United States
31 Dec 2007 1:54PM
Great image.
Marc
_Helena_ 9 596 1 United States
31 Dec 2007 2:17PM
prefer version 2.. very pretty
daviewat 12 4.1k Scotland
31 Dec 2007 2:24PM
Bonny, trust you had a suitably good time raking about the isles ???? Smile
#

Aw ra best fir 2008 and see u soon ???


Dave
mrswoolybill Plus
9 949 1479 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 2:24PM
Nearly did a double take here, having opened kinfatric's shot only a little while ago. A click, and I'm not saying which I prefer...!
Happy New Year,
Moira
31 Dec 2007 2:25PM
Stunning lighting and composition, good presentation to

Graeme

Quote: A click, and I'm not saying which I prefer...!
Happy New Year,
Moira



A lady to the last my Dear.

A very Happy New Year to you all Moira
Dougie
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
31 Dec 2007 2:30PM
Beautiful light Doug.cracking image as usual.
Have a great New Year and look forward to seeing more of your lovely images of Scotland.
Tom.
What wonderful images made all the more beautiful by the lovely light falling upon them. Love them both.

Quote:peelie wallie

???? Are these words unique to Scotland? I would look them up in the dictionary but I doubt I'll have any luck.
Happy New Year, Dougie Smile

Eric
Barbaraj 9 450 England
31 Dec 2007 2:41PM
A wonderful photo. Many thanks for so many great images.
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 2:42PM
love them both, but the light on v.2 is to die for,
Chris.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
31 Dec 2007 2:42PM
I googled peelie wallie and got "pale and ill-looking" which I don't think really applies because both are great images. I think it would also look great in mono.

Have a great Hogmanay Dougie.

Albert
A very big Thanks to all you kind people who have commented or clicked on my images, you do make all the hard work worthwhile, many thanks my friends.
A very Happy New Year to you all,
Dougie
chris-p Plus
10 65 England
31 Dec 2007 3:19PM
All the very best Dougie...have a great 2008
kinfatric 11 550 9 Scotland
31 Dec 2007 3:25PM
And I would walk Five thousand more.....well maybe not Smile Fantastic Dougie and a fine variation.
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 3:33PM
Both beautiful but I think I prefer the dramatic lighting in version 2. Best wishes for 2008.

Phil.
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 3:33PM
Classic images both, Dougie. I'll stick my neck out a wee bit and say I prefer #2 ... or maybe #1...

I shall raise my dram to you once my drive is over tonight. I hope you have a fabulous 2008!
Very best wishes,
Bill
martinl 12 265 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 3:48PM
All the best Dougie.

Martin
31 Dec 2007 4:09PM
Still some minutes to myself before we go for our yearly walk to a nearby village for dinner. It is about three miles each way and we always manage to come home to the village centre for the bells and fireworks.
Having suposed that you might be at home by now, I wondered if you uploaded already the ring - I was sure it was going to be one of the first.
Super class both images. I can feel the vibrations of those years coming through. Sensational light, and great point of view. I hope you know that I would never ever think #1 is peelie wallie, but #2 just has this magic, tremendous atmosphere.

See you next year!
Johanna
Sweep 10 43 England
31 Dec 2007 5:13PM
Just Great.
Barry.
phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
31 Dec 2007 5:20PM
Oomph of No 2 for me.

Guy
User_Removed Junior Member 10 51
31 Dec 2007 5:37PM
Great Light Dougie and well captured.
Happy New Year my friend.
Regards
Derek
Kris_Dutson 13 8.2k 1 England
31 Dec 2007 6:14PM
Wishing you a peaceful new year Doug.
uggyy 10 2.1k 9 Scotland
31 Dec 2007 6:15PM
Superb moody one bro, been a pleasure exchanging banter over the last year and heres to the next !!

Have a Good New Year !

Tommy
danbrann Plus
11 620 17
31 Dec 2007 6:15PM
A cracker to end the year with. Gid luck for 2008
Blenkinsopp 10 320 4 England
31 Dec 2007 6:54PM
cracking low angle light
I look forward to viewing your inspiring portfolio in 2008
Happy New Year
User_Removed 9 407 1 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 7:23PM
Both great image but prefer 2. have a great 2008
Rick
Neil_Higgins 10 35 3 England
31 Dec 2007 7:27PM
Had to be yours Dougie, you make landscape photography look easy, all the best for 2008 Smile
Mari 12 1.8k Wales
31 Dec 2007 7:31PM
This is beautiful Dougie, would so love to have seen this, gorgeous light, very well captured.

Just want to say a big thanks for all of your support in 2007 and to wish you a happy and healthy 2008

Mari
stevie 12 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 7:35PM
Best wishes for Hogmanay and the New Year. Steve.

(Incidentally, I was in Scotland today - drove from Bolton to Perth and back - sadly for a very close friends daughter's funeral, she died suddenly at 33. So not the best Hogmanay this year)
martin.w 14 424 22 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 8:20PM
Number 2 for me, but both good images.

Happy New Year Dougie.
Chriscj 10 96 1 England
31 Dec 2007 11:00PM
All the best for 2008 Dougie.


Chris
Caledonia 10 2 Scotland
1 Jan 2008 1:13AM
I love No.1 best but No.2. is very close. The light is incredible in No.1. like you said Dougie. You are wearing well for your great years! Happy New Year.
Marie
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
1 Jan 2008 1:26AM
Wish I had light such as this on my visit to this stone circle Doug. Happy New Year ! Ron.
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 8:28PM
I had no idea you were that old...... Wonderful light, shadows and drama Dougie, I look forward to other shots from your trip with Kin.

Nigel
juldon 13 78 England
2 Jan 2008 10:40AM
Wonderful shot and lucky you getting good light, since I got the camera light has not been that good to me when we go to Lewis.

Julie
walterL 10 2
3 Jan 2008 7:39PM
A lovely portfolio building up Dougie. cheers, w
donnagreen 8 5 1 Scotland
27 Aug 2008 7:40PM
Wow! I've been here many a time (mother's family is from Lewis) but seldom have I seen the light so amazing. What a brilliant shot. I like the cropping too. Lovely, lovely, lovely!

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