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Morning Light

By tartanlady
No prizes for guessing this location.. LOL, This shot was taken on Christmas Day around 10am with the hoar frost, mist and reflections creating an interesting atmosphere.

Tags: Scotland Reflections Rannoch moor Landscape and travel

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17 Jan 2006 3:05AM
Beautiful shot. Love the fresh clean feel. Perfect reflections. Well done.

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Psin Plus
11 66 England
17 Jan 2006 3:07AM
Fantastic shot.
The reflection is sublime and the mist is just perfect.

dharker Plus
11 13 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 3:08AM
Wonderful shot Tartan... great composition and colours.

User_Removed 11 132
17 Jan 2006 3:08AM
this is gorgeous. lovely light & reflections. the mist really caps it off
17 Jan 2006 3:10AM
Nice wintery scene, with crispness and lovely reflections.
paulstefan Plus
12 509 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 3:11AM
What a beautiful image, Louise
That mist reallys helps the reflection
Cheers, Paul
JohnHawthorne Plus
11 1.7k 5 Scotland
17 Jan 2006 3:14AM
Perfect reflections and I like the mist. I know this is going to be popular, well done.
17 Jan 2006 3:16AM
Brilliant, great light and a surreal feeling.

17 Jan 2006 3:17AM
fantasic shot would love to have been there
StuartAt Plus
12 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 3:18AM
Lovely shot, great colours and reflections.

jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 3:19AM
What a wonderful thing to be doing on Christmas Day, instead of sitting around piles of pressies, with discarded paper everywhere and half eaten selection boxes strewn about...(and theres only 2 of us LOL)

Another beautiful image Louise,

17 Jan 2006 3:21AM
Amazing refletions which come alive beacouase of your excellent composition

angej Plus
12 477 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 3:24AM
Lovely shot and great reflectionsSmile
cyberhounds 11 11
17 Jan 2006 3:26AM
Superb shot - love the reflection.

smourt Plus
12 80
17 Jan 2006 3:40AM
soooooooooooooo good. love it
Jaye Plus
11 3
17 Jan 2006 3:42AM
Beautiful photo and a wonderful Portfollo
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
17 Jan 2006 3:59AM
Lovely shot Louise - could tell from the thumbnail it was either yours or Doug's.

17 Jan 2006 4:00AM
Beautiful shot,fantastic reflections,& I love seeing the mist.
That's beautiful
billma Plus
13 119 United States
17 Jan 2006 4:25AM
Simply Stunning.

jimPat Plus
12 8 1 Scotland
17 Jan 2006 4:27AM
Pleasure to be 30th great image JP
17 Jan 2006 4:33AM
Quite stunning
sneazy Plus
12 74 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 4:35AM
The best shot of the day so far by some distance! Beautiful light, lovely composition. Where is it again?! Wink

arnieg Plus
12 704 England
17 Jan 2006 4:39AM
stunning image love the reflections and low mist
sneazy Plus
12 74 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 4:46AM
The best shot of the day so far by some distance! Beautiful light, lovely composition. Where is it again?! Wink

mikears Plus
12 89 Canada
17 Jan 2006 4:53AM
Interesting is an understatement - Incredible!

old timer Plus
12 55 1 Scotland
17 Jan 2006 4:59AM
Hmmmm . . . let me think . . . is it somewhere up in the highlands? Smile) LOL
Beautiful work as ever, Louise. I just love the reflections, colours, and how you've got the tree silhouetted against the mist.
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
17 Jan 2006 4:59AM
Stunning view

skeletor Plus
13 1.7k England
17 Jan 2006 5:16AM
Lovely shot. Reminds me of some of highlander's.

17 Jan 2006 5:21AM
Thanks everyone Smile
17 Jan 2006 5:46AM
I'm beginning to hate this place because I know I'll never get there to take my own

This one is a real beauty

MikeA Plus
12 1.3k England
17 Jan 2006 5:58AM
Stunning scene, beautifully captured.

17 Jan 2006 6:13AM
amazing shot, wish I had been there!
17 Jan 2006 6:20AM
Thanks for all the kind comments.
MalcolmM Plus
11 633 5 Scotland
17 Jan 2006 6:28AM
That tree again, but reflections & mist make this a beauty.
PatrickSmith Plus
12 1.2k 2 United States
17 Jan 2006 6:28AM
I love it! The mist is just deep enough to be a perfect backdrop for the lone tree but still low enough to let us see the mountians in back. Great light too.
juldon Plus
13 78 England
17 Jan 2006 6:46AM
Nothing much to say on this one except beautiful. Great pic.
maggiem Plus
12 338 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 7:09AM
This has such a magical feel about it.
skeletor Plus
13 1.7k England
17 Jan 2006 7:09AM
Doh! Just noticed that your husband is highlander.

17 Jan 2006 7:24AM
Thanks everyone LOL Steve.
dven Plus
11 25 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 8:02AM
Some lovely reflections, without taht tree what would we do.

thorn Plus
12 124 2 Scotland
17 Jan 2006 8:10AM
Hi Louise,my jaw has just dropped open looking at this photograph and its reflections.SPECTACULAR!!!Take care.AnnSmile
17 Jan 2006 8:14AM
Thanks David and Ann.
chris_taylor Junior Member 12 161 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 8:24AM the reflections and the layer of mist.
adamburton Plus
13 627 11 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 8:45AM
beautiful shot louise

17 Jan 2006 8:58AM
Beautiful shot with a wonderful reflection, Superb.

JouŠo Plus
12 56 Finland
17 Jan 2006 8:58AM
Im speechless, Louise.....................

gwyn h Plus
12 432
17 Jan 2006 9:06AM
A great pleasure to be #60 Louise....beautiful work, reflections to die for.

17 Jan 2006 9:24AM
Superb clarity and reflection. What a great shot.
MoWiz Plus
11 114 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 9:27AM
Brilliant, should sum it up!
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 9:44AM
All the elements, light, mist and reflections to make a beautiful image.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
17 Jan 2006 9:49AM
Love the atmospherics here Louise,stunning reflections.Well exposed.
Mari Plus
13 1.8k United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 10:06AM
Hello Louise, a beautiful image, so tranquil and calming

Mari Smile
17 Jan 2006 10:52AM
Fantastic - John
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 11:08AM
An awesome shot worth my wait for this one
17 Jan 2006 11:26AM
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
17 Jan 2006 11:59AM
Wow Louise this is superb. Watch out Doug will be getting jealous
kinfatric Plus
12 550 9 Scotland
17 Jan 2006 12:30PM
Wooly Plus
11 112 4 England
17 Jan 2006 1:00PM
Stunning shot Louise, now I know where Doug gets his talent from.

zippie Plus
13 1.3k England
17 Jan 2006 1:01PM
Stunning image Louise, makes me very envious...!

CanonMan Plus
15 524 4 England
17 Jan 2006 1:47PM
Superb shot. Love the pastel shades. Lovely composition. Lovely reflection. Excellent.
VintageRed Plus
11 15 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2006 2:11PM
Hi Louise, another fabulously crisp image - my breath is almost clouding just looking at the shot. Great work, Nick. p.s. I love your banner shot as well.
17 Jan 2006 2:28PM
Superb landscape. John
very good indeed, cheers
Keelo Plus
13 18 Australia
17 Jan 2006 11:41PM
Superb shot Louise, stunning reflection.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
18 Jan 2006 12:46AM
I love the symmetry you have captured in this shot Louise. The effect of the mist gives the impression of a picture within a picture. Wonderful.

Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
18 Jan 2006 3:29AM
What a wonderful Christmas present Louise . Quite magical with the hoar frost, mist rising and the sun gently creeping in . A real cracker xx
18 Jan 2006 4:44AM
Stunning shot Louise, love the symmetry and reflections. Great mood captured too and what better way to spend Christmas morning!

18 Jan 2006 6:05AM
It's all been said Louise. This is outstanding as is your PF.

18 Jan 2006 7:37AM
Thanks for all your clicks and comments.
tripodted Plus
11 32 1 Northern Ireland
18 Jan 2006 10:53AM
Beautiful! Much better than Doug's. Don't tell him I said this! :o)
Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2006 1:20PM
amazing capture
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2006 3:22PM
18 Jan 2006 3:57PM
Love it! Great composition with fantastic mist, and I love the reflections and colors! Smile
18 Jan 2006 10:07PM
Thanks Ted, Maddie, Gill and Bertha.
18 Jan 2006 11:33PM
what an excellent image well done

ValSaxby Plus
11 145 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2006 4:03AM
A stunning image.

pleased to be 100 and a very nice shot
19 Jan 2006 12:08PM
Wow 102!! I cannot say any more than has already been said Louise. Absolutely breathtaking.

19 Jan 2006 12:54PM
Simply Beautiful!
Well captured.

19 Jan 2006 2:05PM
Absolutely beautiful Louise ... this is amazing! Well taken! Click*
claret Plus
12 49 England
19 Jan 2006 11:08PM
A (very) belated Happy New Year, Louise. Looks like you intend to continue 2006 where you left off in 2005 - outstanding work again.
19 Jan 2006 11:27PM
Thanks everyone.
Blenkinsopp Plus
11 320 4 England
20 Jan 2006 12:07AM
absolutely stunning
20 Jan 2006 8:25AM
Dream shot, a beauty!
20 Jan 2006 8:44AM
Thanks Skye and Sam.
21 Jan 2006 4:22AM
This is just stunning..Still not been out with the camera as the weather is not very nice here...Smile

21 Jan 2006 6:36AM
Thanks Don.
twordley 11 360 England
21 Jan 2006 1:48PM
cant really say anything that hasnt already been said..... :o)
suregork Plus
12 33 1 Finland
21 Jan 2006 11:59PM
such a beauty..
glazzaro Plus
12 70 23 United States
22 Jan 2006 7:43AM
This is absolutely superb, you have captured the scenes inner soul! Spot on! Click!!!

Jasbe Plus
11 116 England
22 Jan 2006 9:25AM
Fantastic landscape shot.
22 Jan 2006 10:13PM
Thanks Trevor, Kristoffer, Greg and Jason.
Paulbee Plus
12 41 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2006 5:25AM
An incredible shot. Really captures the feeling of tranquility and stillness.
23 Jan 2006 5:59AM
Thanks Paul.
bzbee Plus
12 102 3 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2006 10:09AM
This defies description- it is out of this world!!!
24 Jan 2006 12:32AM
Thanks Linda.
jan 1 Plus
12 12 Netherlands
26 Jan 2006 1:54AM
Hello Louise.
Congratulation with this really amazing and Beautiful photo. Perfect in all detail.
26 Jan 2006 2:48AM
Thanks Jan.
ChazB Plus
11 64 3 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2006 11:03AM
Hi Louise, stunning shot! Superb composition, clarity and reflections, love the mist!
Thanks for your comment, yes I love being in St Andrews and hope to visit much more of Scotland over the next few years!
28 Jan 2006 1:24AM
Thanks Charlotte.
30 Jan 2006 11:51PM
Thanks Tommy.
31 Jan 2006 4:37AM
Absolutely brilliant, the colours and reflections are awesome.
Well done...
banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3587 Canada
3 Feb 2006 6:11PM
Simplay brilliant, - youre at the top of your form for this style of shot.

banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3587 Canada
3 Feb 2006 6:11PM
Simplyy brilliant, - youre at the top of your form for this style of shot.

3 Feb 2006 11:38PM
Thanks everyone.
Carabosse Plus
13 40.5k 269 England
10 Feb 2006 7:16AM
Gobsmackingly good!! Smile
11 Feb 2006 12:01AM
Thanks CB
15 Feb 2006 10:48AM
Louise, This is wonderful. That gentle mist with the clear morning light just great. I've only just made the connection with you and Doug. so have twice as many beautiful pictures to look at now.

15 Feb 2006 11:15PM
Thanks Hawk. Smile
tg Plus
12 86 Scotland
19 Feb 2006 3:06AM
Lovely shot, well captured. I am sorry I missed this one until now. Ten out of ten for getting up and making the effort on Xmas day. I was in bed sleeping from a night shift at that time. LOL.
19 Feb 2006 10:31PM
Thanks Tg.
20 Feb 2006 10:58AM
Unbelievable! I love the frost on the island, the lake as clear as glass.
Really fine work, soon be 200 at this rate

Good luck Tartan Lady

Thank-you for that kind comment.
20 Feb 2006 11:23PM
Thanks Daphne.
Marian Plus
11 62 England
27 Feb 2006 10:12AM
What wonderful reflections.
27 Feb 2006 10:54PM
Thanks Marian.
xinia Plus
11 54
2 Mar 2006 1:35AM
stunning and has a very ethereal feel to it
2 Mar 2006 3:25AM
Thanks Maggie.
12 Mar 2006 12:51AM
Thanks Scottie and Mark.
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
26 Mar 2006 1:53PM
Another incredible photograph, Louise. -=Walter
26 Mar 2006 9:30PM
Thanks Walter.
CollY Plus
11 14
7 Apr 2006 6:29PM
Stunning, you could hear a pin drop...the clamness of the water and the beauty of the mountain and mist captured so perfectly in the reflection. Great shot
7 Apr 2006 7:31PM
Amazing pic. Light just wonderful. Would you consider a thin black frame here?

8 Apr 2006 12:58AM
Thanks Collen and yes Cary, think you could be right, a thin black frame would work.
redstag Plus
11 100 15 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2006 10:26AM
That reflection is just amazing, like glass. The composition as ever is spot on the thin veil of mist superb. Definitely my kind of shot (to look at, I can only dream of acheiving this type of quality.)
27 Apr 2006 5:42AM
Thanks for your upbuilding comments JD.
3 May 2006 10:06AM
Ooooooooooooo i like this one, and thanks alot for the click and comment. What a fantastic gallery you have. John
5 May 2006 10:16PM
Thanks John and M
plstsn Plus
10 14
17 Jun 2006 6:44AM
Absolutely stunning.

18 Jun 2006 9:49PM
Thanks Torben.
AlleyCatz Plus
10 274 6 England
8 Aug 2006 4:08PM
That is just words..just gonna keep looking.

11 Aug 2006 4:24PM
Thanks Alison and Alan.
11 Aug 2006 9:49PM
What a stunner of a picture beautiful
Chriscj Plus
11 96 1 England
16 Aug 2006 8:12AM
Stunning reflections. Boy it looks cold too.

16 Aug 2006 4:36PM
Thanks Peter and Chris
13 Sep 2006 6:10PM
I think this is stunning! You can be very proud of your work...great gallery!

15 Sep 2006 6:00AM
Thanks Steve.
18 Sep 2006 4:48AM
Fantastic photography, a beautiful image.
Rg Tony