The Fence 2...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...further up the track and past the shed the tracks continue and pass the old croft house on the way to the sheep pens over the hill.

Tags: Scotland Highlands Sutherland Landscape and travel Farr Trip 2013


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Comments


moiral 6 12 Scotland
18 Aug 2013 12:26PM
Nice lead in with the fence. The grass also seems to have possibly tyre tracks following the fence lines. Is that cottage inhabited? Looks very remote. Moira

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18 Aug 2013 12:31PM
Derelict now Moira.
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 12:46PM
Recognised this straight away. The sense of place could scarcely be stronger: I can feel every breath of wind. Isolated but not desolate.
Regards
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
9 932 1464 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 12:49PM
The long and winding fence. What is it keeping in? Or out?
Moira
18 Aug 2013 12:54PM
Nowadays nothing Moira, sheep in the past before the fence fell apart.

Dougie
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 1:47PM
You have certainly justified your username with this lovely shot.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
18 Aug 2013 2:07PM
Wonderful depth and beautiful colours Dougie.
Rende
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
18 Aug 2013 2:33PM
I bet there's many a derelict property up in that area, Dougie: as others have said, you have used the fence as an effective line for the eye to follow.
Ronnie.
18 Aug 2013 2:50PM
Still love it.....Wink
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
18 Aug 2013 3:43PM
Good shot here Dougie,
but I await with dread for your next shot.
(Are you aware of my thoughts on SHEEP ?)
Mick.
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 4:24PM
Wonderfully desolate - it must have been a hard and lonely life. The old house makes a great composition tho Dougie and I love these old fences.
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
18 Aug 2013 5:57PM
Like your comp here Dougie, two good leads and some nice details and colours
Regards Richard
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
18 Aug 2013 6:34PM
I like the lead in to the house

Peter
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 7:40PM
A very well observed an composed photograph Dougie, the fence takings ones hand and gently leading me into the heart of this wonderful setting. The cottage to the left adding a wonderful balance and much charm to the piece.

Nathan
danbrann Plus
11 616 17
18 Aug 2013 7:48PM
You couldn't have built that fence in a better position.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 8:35PM
Good lead in with the fence and to the house very remote, does anybody still live there I am wondering! Must be exposed in winter methinksWink makes for a great shot Dougie
saltireblue Plus
6 5.8k 33 Norway
18 Aug 2013 8:44PM
I feel a compulsive desire to step into your image and follow that fence where ever it leads me Dougie.

Malc
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
18 Aug 2013 9:03PM
Naturally yours Dougie, peaceful islands.
Ron.
18 Aug 2013 10:11PM
Great composition, makes us intrigued about the cottage,I want to know more but I'd have to walk there to find out!!
Maggie
18 Aug 2013 10:48PM
Lovely composition and a fab sky Smile
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2013 5:56AM
A strong composition Dougie and lovely colour and clarity.
Derek
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2013 9:49AM
Just the place to chill out Dougie
a wonderfully captured landscape
Lillian
20 Aug 2013 12:09AM
Still can't see its use.
Beautiful landscape image, the fence leads the eye to the cottage. Maybe that's its use in the end. Smile
Johanna

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