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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Comments


Bravdo Plus
8 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.

Barry

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danbrann Plus
12 631 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.
3 Apr 2013 6:56PM
Idyllic.....
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 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.
Regards
Bill
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
3 Apr 2013 7:02PM
A fact in the highlands Dougie, well processed.
Ron.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
3 Apr 2013 7:39PM
I have never heard of it, but I don't live there. Anyway a beautiful picture

Peter
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 7:53PM
Ypu have cleared up the smoke nicely Dougie. A beautiful looking sky.
Derek
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 8:14PM
A first class lowlight composition with beautifully controlled light and colour.

NathanGrinGrin
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 8:39PM
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Richsr 9 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
3 Apr 2013 9:38PM
Lovely shot Dougie.

John
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2013 10:19PM
Still a lovely tranquil scene Dougie

Lillian
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!
Alun
wolfy 12 36 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2013 9:31AM
Nicely worked considering the heather Dougie Smile
saltireblue Plus
6 6.2k 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.

Malc
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
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2013 3:05PM
Lovely shot !!.......clever way of eliminating the smoke haze !!
14 Apr 2013 3:54PM
Very peaceful - one can feel the tranquility.
Johanna

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