Loch Broom Weather...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...a black layer of cloud was rolling in off the sea, blocking the blue sky and sun shine, it was still stormy & I was glad we were sailing later in the day. This was the first image I shot as I arrived in Ullapool to meet my friend Kin and start our Amazing Journey.

Tags: Lewis Landscape and travel An amazing journey

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jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
15 Jan 2008 7:45AM
The weather looked a bit rougher than what you later got. Moody indeed


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rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
15 Jan 2008 8:12AM
Sounds interesting this journey Doug. It certainly starts with a storm. Ron.
I've jumped about along the way and now I'm back at the start again, I wont be going over the whole ground again, just a little step back.
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2008 8:16AM
This looks very threatening Dougie - what a mass of black clouds to sail into... ahoi captain, it can only get better!
But as we know it turned out well...
Have a great day dear friend,
Jo Grin
Sweep 11 43 England
15 Jan 2008 8:20AM
A great captur of a brooding sky, not the best of sailing weather.
jstock 9 2 Scotland
15 Jan 2008 8:22AM
Some sky that. Think I'd be reluctant to go sailing - glad you're not as chicken as me Smile
Cheers, Jon
15 Jan 2008 8:23AM
Pure drama - like it

The weather did improve quite a lot Jon before we sailed later in the day.
15 Jan 2008 8:43AM
Fantastic sky Doug the fishing boat just adds to the beauty of the shot, well done.

Phil_Restan 11 280 9 England
15 Jan 2008 9:22AM
Thats a great sky Dougie and the boat is a nice addition to the scene.

Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
15 Jan 2008 9:26AM
Contrasts well with your other images.Very moody this one Doug.Well done.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1725 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2008 9:27AM
Great drama in the sky, nice low horizon to give it plenty of space. I like the little boat, this wouldn't work half as well without it.
15 Jan 2008 9:45AM
The bank of cloud sure looks threatening and the wee boat is well placed in the image.
thewaiter Plus
15 1.2k 9 England
15 Jan 2008 9:46AM
Smashing capture Dougie, the boat looks so small against the looming dark sky
danbrann 12 636 17
15 Jan 2008 9:46AM
Good composition and good colours.Nice one Dougie.
Term Plus
11 86 9 England
15 Jan 2008 9:51AM
beautiful sky Doug

Quote:the boat looks so small against the looming dark sky

totally agree,

woolybill1 Plus
10 22 70 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2008 9:58AM
Wonderful sky, brooding below but smiling above. Love the boat!
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
15 Jan 2008 10:29AM
Wow what a sky Doug, truly dramatic

MalcolmM Plus
12 738 5 Scotland
15 Jan 2008 10:32AM
Dramatic brooding sky. Great viewed LARGE.
Guillaume 10 119 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2008 10:41AM
Amazing sky, very dramatic. Great capture.
MikeA 12 1.3k England
15 Jan 2008 11:01AM
Dark and brooding feel to this Dougie, just about how it is looking out of my window right now, but without the excitement of your amazing journey to come.

geegee 13 29 England
15 Jan 2008 11:02AM
Really moody image, supercapture.
pfheyes 13 254 1 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2008 11:53AM
I like the simple, strong composition using the boat and sea to anchor the main subject, that fantastic looking sky.

trekpete 11 3 Scotland
15 Jan 2008 5:17PM
Great exposure Dougie. Your good with that paint brush on the skies. LOL

kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
15 Jan 2008 5:24PM
you've certainly caught some good light in this scene Dougie I like the positioning of the boat in the composition.

All the best.
Hey Peter, it's a spray, how could you paint the flag of St Andrew in the sky?

Cheers Kin, I've been sitting on this one for a while now, I'm glad it didn't date.
Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2008 6:40PM
Yep, that lools like typical Highland weather to me - all the seasons in one day! Makes for a wonderfully dramatic pic though.

All the best,

uggyy 11 2.1k 9 Scotland
15 Jan 2008 8:53PM
Yip your well on the dark side now, a great moody atmosphere to this one...

16 Jan 2008 1:07AM
Enlarge this one, Dougie, frame it & hang it on the wall. I love the light behind those dark clouds.

Dotrob 11 Wales
25 Jan 2008 10:55AM
WOW. Great dramatic sky.

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