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...a dull start to a day on the Rannoch Moor. The sun has risen before the clouds decided to part and show some light on Lochan na h'Achlaise, Scotland. The breeze was sending little ripples across the cold water's surface.

I have a version shot at 1/10th of a second @ 22 and most of the reeds are still sharp.

Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark III
Lens:Canon ef 17-40mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Reeds in my Lochan...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:28 Aug 2011 - 8:13 AM
Tags:Highlands, Landscape / travel, Rannoch moor, Scotland


paulhug  4 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 - 8:33 AM

Lovely capture of stillness I think

moiral  5 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 - 8:44 AM

Lovely shot. I always think Rannoch Moor is such a spooky splace in the grey days. Moira

unicorn17  7 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 - 9:02 AM

Lovely to see the space and the peaks .I feel these images have a timeless but historical feel too ! Know what you mean about chasing bees and butterflies I'm sure I get alot of strange looks but I think they are used to me at the B.H. now!WinkGill -away to send you a pm too.

rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 9:21 AM

Changing of seasons soon Dougie. There is a rumour that another tree will be planted on the island, so to cope with photographers withdrawal symptomsWink. Ron.

Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 560 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 10:18 AM

Well composed and exposed, Dougie m8. It's a special spot and that's for sure.

RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 10:25 AM

Another lovely shot from your favourite haunt, Dougie. Always looks great there no matter what the weather.

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 28 Aug 2011 - 10:26 AM
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 11:18 AM

Lovely tranquil image Dougie; I like those reeds in the foreground.

Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 11:51 AM

Like the traquillity of this Dougie, good comp and details,tones too.

pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 12:07 PM

the reeds in the f/g are almost abstract, a great shot - looking calm and tranquil

Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 1:50 PM

Lovely quiet and peaceful image Dougie. One to sit and read a good novel.........Sandy

saltireblue Site Moderator 54997 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway29 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 4:17 PM

I can imagine you sitting there, Dougie, having gotten comfortable and quietly letting your thoughts wander whilst enjoying the contents of your thermos.Smile
A delightful scene, no matter what the weather is up to. (within reason, of course)


woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 5:24 PM

However dull the day you were still inspired, Dougie.

derekhansen Plus Member 6202 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 9:34 PM

I really like the composition here Dougie. That rock in the middle ground provides a nice 'step' between the foreground reeds and the mountains.

29 Aug 2011 - 6:57 AM

Even without the tree there are image to be had...dull days, bright days, ye, keep em coming Dougie, nice one.

*rc click*

29 Aug 2011 - 8:08 AM

Beautiful shades of green on the reeds, it looks chilly and autumnal. The low hanging clouds over the mountains are a beautiful contrast to the clearness in the wather.

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