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...just back from Torridon with a bundle of images needing processing.

Every Saturday across Scotland thousands of people leave their holiday cottages and the refuse goes out, this is the sight at the more remote ones. The road to a quiet cottage near Red Point in Wester Ross.

Normal service will be resumed tomorrow with my images From Torridon Trip 2012.

Lens:Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Apres Holiday...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:28 Oct 2012 - 6:37 AM
Tags:Highlands, Humour / fun, Landscape / travel, Photo journalism, Scotland, Wester ross
Votes:Voting Disabled


Hermanus  3 South Africa
28 Oct 2012 - 6:59 AM

Excellent, well observed and presented photo !!GrinGrin


Welcome back Dougie - I hope you had a wonderful time - are these your bottles? SmileSmile


Morning Ann, no my lot were in the bottle bank, where they should be.
Great trip lots more to come. SadSadSad


Very thoughtful of them to weigh down the lid though


Nice to see you back, Dougie, and the folk up there are much tidier and aware of their environment than many down here, everything neatly arranged for recycling.


Lovely composition Dougie, and good to see that they're so tidy. I enjoyed your last couple of uploads very much too. Looking forward to the new crop.

saltireblue Site Moderator 55114 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway31 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 10:25 AM

Welcome back, Dougie...why can't folk take their bottles home and dispose of them as they should? Laziness abounds, unfortunately.
That road appears to be disappearing straight into the water, unless there is a hidden ferry quay there?


p.s. Looking forward to more from this trip.Smile

andylea  737 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 11:20 AM

great to see you back dougie love the comp on this one belting colours and detail a cracker nice one Wink

unicorn17  7 Scotland
28 Oct 2012 - 11:25 AM

Was wondering if you'd got lost somewhere ! The empty wine bottles a sign of a good relaxing holiday ! Look forward to seeing your uploads .

I love St Andrews-did you google the Botanic Gardens there ? Please let me know if your heading there and I can meet up with you ! Gill


No plans at the moment Gill but I'd give you a shout for sure. Grin


A good display of the backside, but at least they are not out on the fields


mrswoolybill Critique Team 9825 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1311 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 3:51 PM

Man leaves his mark on the environment in so many ways and so many places. Nowhere is safe... Thought provoking and depressing. At least they have weighted the bin down, and it looks as though the bottles might get recycled. But why do some people need to buy so much material that gets thrown away immediately afterwards?


Looks like they have had a good time and at least they have tried to leave things neat and tidySmile good to see you back and glad you to and a good one


I wish they would bring back returnable deposits on pop bottles (and insist on them for supermarket trollies too). It wouldn't solve the problem of empty wine and spirit bottles but at least it might make space for them in the bin.
A very 'modern' landscape composition with the refuse assortment replacing the wet boulder Wink
Glad you're back, Dougie. I look forward to the latest photos.


Yes this is sadly the case. There are so many holiday cottages now so lots of sights like this. Lucky you having just been to Torridon. It is such a beautiful part of the world and when we were there last April we had a superb evening boat trip. Ann.

dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 6:02 PM

Good to see you back and look forward to seeing your images.

28 Oct 2012 - 6:12 PM

Ha, ha, ha.... after having emptied all those bottles, this track could be quite dangerous to drive! Smile
Well seen and superb pov, good composition as well.


Well observed and captured Dougie.
Regards Richard.

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