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The Cuilins from Behind...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...photographers think of the mountains here from Elgol, where this is the side that most climbers start from. This is taken from the north of Glen Brittle near Straun on the Isle of Skye.

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

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1916 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 11:01AM
Looking down, looking across - two totally different worlds.
It's so long since I was there...

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PattiW 12 24 2 United States
21 Oct 2013 11:03AM
Awesome landscape! PattiSmile
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 11:06AM
It's so long since I was there, too, but Moira types faster BlushBlushBlush
The prominent diagonal ridge almost forms a barrier between the light in the foreground and the brooding peaks in the background, full of menace like witches huddled round their cauldron.
DorisD 4 England
21 Oct 2013 11:07AM
Beautiful light.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
21 Oct 2013 11:09AM
That's a nice area of sunlit fields in the near ground, Dougie, but it's the clouds spilling over the peaks that makes this one so special........almost like an over-enthusiastic baker applying too much icing to the top of her cake.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
21 Oct 2013 11:40AM
I have never been here Dougie,
and it is my loss !!
Good bit of light.
Super shot.
(And I might chaff my neighbour for a lift up on his next golf trip !!)
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 11:43AM
a stunner dougie Wink
21 Oct 2013 11:48AM
And I believe it's a good hike before you can actually start climbing!

Can't add to what Ronnie says... he's got it spot on.

moiral 7 12 Scotland
21 Oct 2013 12:52PM
That cloud looks ready to roll down those mountains. Love it. One of these days I will get over to Skye. Moira
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 1:17PM
Its all been said .........
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
21 Oct 2013 1:22PM
The beckoning hills Dougie Smile
capto Plus
6 5.1k 8 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 1:23PM
Lovely vista, love the dappled light.Smile

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
21 Oct 2013 1:52PM
Just look at those clouds on the mountains. Like thick icing on a cake. What a view! A lovely scene captured here Dougie.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 2:08PM
What a stunning landscape! The clouds on the tops look a bit like snow, but it's a bit too early to start thinking of that!
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 2:53PM
i love how the clouds touching the mountain top, beautiful scottish landscape and capture.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
21 Oct 2013 4:07PM
Like the view point and foreground light, together with the clouds hugging the mountain tops.
Good one Dougie
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 4:48PM
The Cuillins are a dramatic backdrop but for me it's the light on the fields and the bracken that really make the image Dougie. The moment was well chosen.

danbrann Plus
13 637 17
21 Oct 2013 7:05PM
This one is all about the light Dougie and as you are the master of light in the landscape on this site I can do no more than gaze in wonderment at it.
saltireblue Plus
7 7.9k 33 Norway
21 Oct 2013 7:38PM
Those clouds climbing over the ridge like waves about to crash down on a beach, Dougie.

I get the impression that the fg light is about to disappear, so you timed this perfectly.
Did you have to wait long to get this?

brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 8:04PM
I have a picture taken from almost the same place. Fantastic memories.
Beautiful sight with the veil of clouds hanging from their head.
Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 8:13PM
Another wonderful landscape image of this superb location, amazing cloud clinging to the mountains.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2013 3:23PM
How wonderful and so atmospheric Dougie

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