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Harbour Bound...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...and the harbour is Elgol onSkye, the island behind is Rhum.

Tags: Scotland Skye Highlands Isle of skye Lochaber Landscape and travel

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 7:50AM
wonderful comp dougie love the cloud a cracker nice one Wink

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alansnap Plus
14 577 26 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 7:56AM
I really like the compressed perspective Dougie.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1858 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 7:59AM
Subtle. The clouds drifting away, the little boat with its big wake, heading towards us. Makes a really satisfying foreground interest without overpowering the magnificence of the backdrop.
11 Oct 2013 8:06AM
That's breathtaking. Absolute knockout. Those puffs of cloud, the light on the water, the sheer sense of scale.... magical.

AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 8:10AM
What a huge landscape evidenced by those small boats. Love the soft light and tones Dougie.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
11 Oct 2013 8:12AM
Some nice light and feeling of calm here Dougie
11 Oct 2013 8:19AM
Beautiful rendition of the water and the sky here Dougie. The boats are a real bonus.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
11 Oct 2013 8:57AM
It's about 50 years since I was at Elgol but I don't recall Rhum looking so close, so I am guessing you used a considerable telephoto setting to capture this shot, Dougie, but I am prepared to hear that I am talking through my hat (I could mention somewhere lower down but I don't wish to offend anyone's sensibilitiesWinkWink).
A very beautiful image in my eyes, the boat so small in that big sea, and the wispy clouds against the dark mass of the island just finish things off.
I've amended the exif data Ronnie, it was 300mm.
capto Plus
5 4.9k 8 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 9:41AM
A very atmospheric image with the small boat being key.Smile

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
11 Oct 2013 2:04PM
It looks very much like what I see when I look out my window. A lovely image Dougie.
MalcolmM Plus
12 845 5 Scotland
11 Oct 2013 2:10PM
Lovely light on the water, wispy clouds, & the wee boat coming in a bonus...
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 5:24PM
I love the light and space...

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brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 6:09PM
I love the blue hours... lovely tones all over this image, nice light, too.
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
12 Oct 2013 1:20AM
Yep,need the little boat here Dougie,
for a bit of FG interest.
Like the muted blue colours.
Super shot.
13 Oct 2013 9:12AM
That boat is tiny here against this wonderful backdrop. Love the blue tinge too.
Question - I always thought this island's name was spelt Rhum, however everywhere I look, it is spelt Rum - any right or wrong?
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
13 Oct 2013 11:42AM
Wonderfully elegant composition with great tones Dougie.
Beautiful to behold !Smile

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