The Blue Mountain...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...I've shot this view of the trees against Blaven before, but the light was catching the autumn colours and changed the scene so much I had to stop and share the view of this magnet of a mountain on Skye.

Tags: Scotland Skye Highlands Elgol Lochaber Landscape and travel Torrin

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5 Nov 2011 6:09AM
A beautiful spot superbly captured. A

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enricopardo 5 5 2 United States
5 Nov 2011 6:29AM
Beautiful eye!

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 7:24AM
Those beautiful Scottish birch trees - they're so vibrant against the sombre mountain. A wonderful scene Dougie - you've 'done good'! Smile
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 7:48AM
Just delightful Dougie. Great light on the trees and you did right to stop there to share with us. Smile
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 8:27AM
A wonderful scene, Dougie, you have caught the light perfectly.
Love the contrast between the turf and the gabbro wall of Blaven.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1501 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 8:32AM
Warm glowing russets down here, oh boy the blues look cold up there...
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
5 Nov 2011 8:56AM
Perfectly captured. A wonderful setting for some glorious autumnal colour.

5 Nov 2011 9:09AM
Wonderful! The autumn colours look rich and golden against the cold blue mountain . Thanks for sharing. Gill
(May take off down the coast in Fife this a.m.I'll see how quickly I can get my shopping done !) GillWink
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
5 Nov 2011 9:43AM
Well known point Dougie, some of our members at the club have taken this POV. But I must say yours is impressive, great light ,colour, DOF. Cracker Smile
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
5 Nov 2011 11:02AM
Certain well worth stopping to take this Dougie, the light on the trees makes them stand out well against the darker hills.
Well worked
Regards Richard
sawsengee Plus
10 5 11 Malaysia
5 Nov 2011 11:03AM
a beautiful landscape......lovely light, colours with just a white building in the midst of the valley splendourSmile
5 Nov 2011 11:20AM
Well captured Dougie. I've found the birches autumn colour round here to be very shortlived this year probably due to the gales earlier in october.
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
5 Nov 2011 11:22AM
Super composition Dougie.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
5 Nov 2011 11:26AM
Magnificent...all the splendor of autumn light and color.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
5 Nov 2011 1:20PM
A lovely composed image, a sleepy little hollow the house is in. Surrounded by mountains, hills and trees. So lovely in Autumn too.............Sandy
fraser 12 631 14 Scotland
5 Nov 2011 5:44PM
Another lovely image Dougie. Well framed with those three trees catching the light and providing some colour against the backdrop of the grey mountains and cloud.

Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 5:51PM it !, love it !, love it !.......great effect of the seasonal trees against that 'gaunt' backdrop !!!!....& ain't that mountain profile just my favourite !!!!!!!!!!!!!
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
5 Nov 2011 6:06PM
love the colour of those trees.lesley
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 8:21PM
the little house gives scale to the mountains and the trees all bendy from the wind make this a great picture
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 8:46PM
Really beautiful Dougie. The inclusion of the church - or is it a house? - adds so much to the image.

moiral 6 12 Scotland
5 Nov 2011 9:43PM
Beautiful colours and really jaggy looking ridge too. Don't suppose you went up there Dougie Grin. Moira
6 Nov 2011 12:10AM
Wonderful image, Dougie!
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
6 Nov 2011 9:27AM
Sorry to be so late in clicking........Home Hub would not connect to Internet yesterday.
This is just the sort of shot I aspire to capturing, Dougie: composition so well handled, and the way the light is highlighting the autumn leaves and f/g in contrast with the shadowed backdrop of Blaven is just perfect.
The presence of the building in the hollow helps one to appreciate scale too.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
6 Nov 2011 12:10PM
A real stunner this Dougie.
Platchet 9 5 8 Wales
6 Nov 2011 10:23PM
7 Nov 2011 7:25AM
Great contrast between the fg and the bg - giving the image amazing depth.
The colour of the birches' leaves set the image afire, while the blue ridge of the mountains and the grey sky cool everything down again. What a place for a wee cottage!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
9 Nov 2011 6:28PM
A great composition with the yellow trees against that background


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