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Kyle of Durness...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...the crofter was taking in some late grass as the storm was looming in the mountains to the south. I was heading along the road into the storm.

Tags: Scotland Sutherland Farr Landscape and travel

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woolybill1 Plus
11 22 70 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 3:54PM
Good to see you again, Dougie: we too are hiding away for a few days. . . . .
I feel as if I'm being pulled very strongly into this picture; the loch and the wee road offer a tentative escape to either side but it avails them little: I'm heading across the sunlit fields for the gap in the hills!

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
18 Sep 2012 4:13PM
So atmospheric, with the heavy storm approaching, soon to smoother the brighter fore and middle grounds: the line of the shore and the estuary carry the eye into the storm very effectively, Dougie.
Great to see this part of the land which I am never likely to visit.
Thanks for the kind comment Ronnie and many thanks for your Personal Award. Makes weather like this worth while when it's appreciated. GrinGrinGrin
18 Sep 2012 4:48PM
Wow, what a beautiful landscape Dougie. Would be quite dramatic anyway, but those clouds and rain just add that something special to the shot. Hope you were in your car heading into it Grin. Moira
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 5:44PM
Only Scotland is able to produce this sort of light and sky. Brilliant colours and wonderful clouds. A brilliant landscape.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1848 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 6:07PM
Tells a story - man eking out a living from an essentially hostile world.
PattiW Plus
12 24 2 United States
18 Sep 2012 6:20PM
Definately makes one feel tiny and insignificant! Patti Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 6:26PM
Superb composition and great view always good to see the hay bales being gathered before the storm! in this case, simple image which works very well
18 Sep 2012 6:27PM
glad I am in my warm home looking at this cracking image
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 7:01PM
stunning view, and I would love to visit scotland again in near future. The sky is amazing and composition worked well Dougie.
18 Sep 2012 8:22PM
Excellent composityion and mood in this fine capture, Dougie.
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 8:52PM
A grand view indeed Dougie. Beautifully composed and captured.
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
18 Sep 2012 11:33PM
Processed to perfection Dougie.
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
19 Sep 2012 5:35AM
So great with the threatening clouds

7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 5:41AM
Scotland at its very best. Beautiful, gritty, raw and rich.

Regards Nathan
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 7:53AM
One of my favourite spots. Love that threatening sky with all its textures. Interesting to see straw bales in a stormy landscape rather than the usual sunny one.

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