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Smoky sunset...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...It's been crystal clear most days here until the Muir Burning of the heather started and most of the time now you can't see your hand behind your back.

***I've lifted the contrast to get rid of the haze from the smoke it just looked terrible.

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

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Bravdo 10 17 2 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 6:00PM
Elgol.The setting is amazing here and you have caught it well. Cant wait to go back.


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danbrann Plus
13 637 17
3 Apr 2013 6:23PM
I hope Heather is enjoying it. Best keep your hand behind your back. A good one for your return.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 6:56PM
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 6:59PM
I have heard of the burning heather, not a good situation.
No sign in this image of the depredations: all looks peaceful and even warm. A composition of warming tranquillity.
Good to see you back, Dougie.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
3 Apr 2013 7:02PM
A fact in the highlands Dougie, well processed.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
3 Apr 2013 7:39PM
I have never heard of it, but I don't live there. Anyway a beautiful picture

derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 7:53PM
Ypu have cleared up the smoke nicely Dougie. A beautiful looking sky.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 8:14PM
A first class lowlight composition with beautifully controlled light and colour.

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 8:39PM
Richsr 11 91 223 England
3 Apr 2013 8:57PM
Certainly look to have taken care of the smoke in this Dougie, nice evening fading evening light in this
Regards Richard
John_Horner 12 12 2 England
3 Apr 2013 9:38PM
Lovely shot Dougie.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 10:19PM
Still a lovely tranquil scene Dougie

3 Apr 2013 11:03PM
Lovely image, Dougie. I was there on Thursday evening last week and only got about four images before the Cuillin was obscured by the smoke - doh!
wolfy 14 36 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2013 9:31AM
Nicely worked considering the heather Dougie Smile
saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
4 Apr 2013 4:44PM
I hope the burning season went well, Dougie, with no catastrophic out-of-control burns.
No sign of the smoke and haze in this idyllic scene, at least.

It went on for days Malc and the Cuillin all but vanished for a couple of days. Must have spoiled a lot of holiday trips on the boats across the loch.
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2013 3:05PM
Lovely shot !!.......clever way of eliminating the smoke haze !!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2013 3:54PM
Very peaceful - one can feel the tranquility.

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