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Symmetry

By tartanlady
The light was only catching the top of the Aonach Eagach Ridge when we passed by Loch Achtriochtan at the weekend but the mirror image was reflected perfectly onto the still water of the loch enabling me to capture this shot.

Tags: Glencoe Reflections Mountains Lochs Landscape and travel

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andytvcams Plus
15 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 6:38AM
Takes my breath away Louise,spot on,and just so beautiful.

Andy...

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gary900r Plus
13 474 England
9 Feb 2005 6:38AM
Great reflection and colours. A nice clear shot.
Click.
Gary
pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 6:42AM
Perfect.

Pete
9 Feb 2005 6:44AM
Perfection, stunningly beautiful.

Helen..
AngelaR Plus
13 155 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 6:46AM
Wow - that's one wonderful reflection there - and such lovely colour too. Well done.
jules41 Plus
13 197 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 6:48AM
Fabulous reflections Louise,this is really beautiful,well captured
julie
9 Feb 2005 6:49AM
Stunning reflection. Very apt title Louise.

Paul
PatrickSmith Plus
13 1.2k 2 United States
9 Feb 2005 6:51AM
I HAVE to click on this one, as well as visit there someday!
Patrick
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
9 Feb 2005 6:53AM
A stunner

Peter
Absolutely stunning, Louise. Click
Jules
willf1 Plus
13 51
9 Feb 2005 6:56AM
Stunning reflection. The larger version is even more amazing.

Tony
starliz Plus
13 1.6k 3 England
9 Feb 2005 6:56AM
Terrific reflection and stunning colours.
9 Feb 2005 6:56AM
Beautiful picture.

Clicked.

Al.
Ditto!!!
Adam
gwyn h Plus
13 432
9 Feb 2005 6:58AM
What can one say.....wow.

Gwyn
jimbo_t Plus
14 959 England
9 Feb 2005 7:09AM
Very nice photo, very relaxing.
jim
brian13 Plus
14 218
9 Feb 2005 7:22AM
Beautifully captured Louise.
Brian.
9 Feb 2005 7:25AM
love it.
9 Feb 2005 7:26AM
Excelente...Buena composicin..Click..
bauer
riprap007 Plus
13 1.6k 37 England
9 Feb 2005 7:29AM
excellent capture and composition
casey Plus
14 26
9 Feb 2005 7:29AM
Beautiful!!
Toppix Plus
13 56 1 England
9 Feb 2005 7:29AM
Beautiful - sky, colours, tones, reflection all spot on. A great photo.
Ian
9 Feb 2005 7:31AM
Such a beautiful reflection. So calm.. click
Benedict
paulstefan Plus
13 509 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 7:37AM
Gosh Louise, that's there some detail in there - and that reflection is just gorgeous
cheers, Paul
angej Plus
13 479 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 7:41AM
Fantastic shot, colours are lovely as are the reflection.
Definitley deserves an EC, Breathtaking.

Des
JouŠo Plus
13 56 Finland
9 Feb 2005 7:52AM
FABULOUS IMAGE!

Jouko
Hi Louise, really pleased to be able to give this beautiful shot it's 30th click. The reflections are absolutely stunning, excellent work. click

Joan
9 Feb 2005 7:54AM
Wonderful colours and reflections - love it. Click
Helen
Kris_Dutson Plus
15 8.2k 1 England
9 Feb 2005 7:57AM
Stunning shot Louise - well spotted and executed.

Kris.
mikears Plus
13 89 Canada
9 Feb 2005 8:02AM
Sorry, Louise - I missed this one!! Fantastic reflection!

Click
Mike
Paulbee Plus
13 41 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 8:23AM
A really beautiful shot.
Great shot, cool reflections.

Click,
Gav
9 Feb 2005 8:33AM
Just stunning! Takes your breath away it's so beautiful, fantastic reflection, lost for words!

Tracy
Deez Plus
13 7
9 Feb 2005 8:36AM
The subject and location is a bit of a mouthful but what a great result.

Good stuff.
old timer Plus
13 55 1 Scotland
9 Feb 2005 8:38AM
This is utterly stunning, Loiuse. Fabulous reflections!
Jim
9 Feb 2005 8:56AM
superb
Tom_H Plus
13 48 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 9:00AM
Fantastic
9 Feb 2005 9:24AM
Beautiful shot with wonderful colour & a stunning reflection, Superb.

Yogendra
kinfatric Plus
13 550 9 Scotland
9 Feb 2005 9:38AM
Its a fantastic shot.
Kin.
seven21 Plus
14 196
9 Feb 2005 9:45AM
I actually recognise this location now Louise! - Excellent capture. I didn't seem to pass it when the light was this good! - steve
mike Plus
13 16 England
9 Feb 2005 10:05AM
Nice one Louise

Michael
gibbsy Plus
14 403 Wales
9 Feb 2005 10:15AM
Stunning reflection shot and with beautiful lighting as well.
9 Feb 2005 10:16AM
Excellent
9 Feb 2005 10:25AM
Superb composition Louise, great reflection.

Chris
proberts Plus
13 218 4 Wales
9 Feb 2005 10:36AM
Excellent Louise,fabulous reflection.
Andrew.
Elimare Plus
13 12
9 Feb 2005 10:37AM
Wonderful reflections and composition. Excellent shot.
Elimare
PaulG Plus
13 63 New Zealand
9 Feb 2005 10:39AM
It's all been said. Great shot.

Paul *click*
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
9 Feb 2005 10:43AM
Very beautiful Louise . So calm , you could almost turn this picture upside down . x
future Plus
13 153
9 Feb 2005 10:48AM
Great shot, you have a great eye for a photograph and execute so well. This is a very good photo to add to you other great shots. All the praise deserved, Cheers Chris
9 Feb 2005 10:53AM
Another terrific shot. The reflection is so perfect that you could turn the photo upside down and you wouldn't know.

Phil.
suleesia Plus
13 176 Malaysia
9 Feb 2005 10:59AM
Almost an abstract image, beautiful symmetry, nice work.

Su
simons Plus
13 13
9 Feb 2005 11:02AM
Beautiful, the mountains lead the eye through the photo and the reflection is wonderful
Simon
9 Feb 2005 11:21AM
This really is breathtaking. Brilliant reflection.

John
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 11:28AM
Cor!!

Not much else to say, Louise, its magnificent.

Mari
9 Feb 2005 11:34AM
Such a perfect reflection and absolute symmetry. Stunningly colourful image, outstanding work!

Jason
Absolutely gorgeous Louise, many have tried this and failed you crossed the bridge and made it...a really nice shot of the ridge.
well done again, and all the best,
Dougie
Pete_g Plus
13 327 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 12:48PM
I am not sure how I missed this one earlier. Superb image.

Pete
9 Feb 2005 12:48PM
Brilliant, I love this shot, well taken.
Geoff.
AngieLatham Plus
13 790 2 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 12:49PM
You deserve all these clicks Louise! Excellent capture of a super still Loch
click
Angie*
banehawi Plus
13 1.7k 3809 Canada
9 Feb 2005 1:26PM
Louise, doesnt anyone/thing EVER disturb the surface of a lake when you two are around? I cant even get a cup of tea to stay that flat!

Great shot as usual.

W
martin.w Plus
15 503 22 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 1:38PM
All been said. Brilliant.
Clarence Plus
13 136 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 1:40PM
Title says it all. Beautiful shot, so sharp and crisp and fantastic reflection!
rf Plus
14 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 1:59PM
excellent capture click
dougv Plus
14 8.4k 3 England
9 Feb 2005 2:59PM
WOW!
Lovely image Louise.
It must be great living near so much beautiful scenery.
Well captured.

Doug
ericfaragh Plus
14 147 4 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2005 3:01PM
Wonderful reflection Louise, marvellous symmetry. The shadow on the mountainside is a great feature of the image. Well done.
Chris_H Plus
14 1.5k 1
9 Feb 2005 3:04PM
Love this one what wonderful reflections you have captured.

Chris
lyne Plus
14 15
9 Feb 2005 4:18PM
WOW this is just excellent lynex
mrarth Plus
13 12
9 Feb 2005 4:43PM
Wonderful reflection
Andy
9 Feb 2005 9:53PM
It's been said already. Just fantastic.
Bruce.
claret Plus
13 49 England
9 Feb 2005 11:52PM
Wonderful composition, Louise. Great reflection you've captured.
Click Iain
10 Feb 2005 12:46AM
Super shot Louise. At first glance I could see a Christmas Tree lying on it's side, then looking a little closer I could see it had been sprinkled with icing sugar......oh what a vivid imagination!
Barbara
jan 1 Plus
13 12 Netherlands
10 Feb 2005 1:30AM
EXCELLENT.! Big Click, Louise.
A Miror woulded reflected it better.
Superbly taken.
Jan
ngeeves Plus
15 118 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 4:24AM
Another stunning picture Louise well done

Nick.
phowtow Plus
13 46
10 Feb 2005 6:41AM
Supertartanlady does it again.

class.
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 7:00AM
Superb! I've made it 94 worthy clicks!

regards
Ken
mini670 Plus
13 172 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 11:01AM
Beautiful!
Tom
10 Feb 2005 11:28AM
Superb Louise, another beauty as usual.
Ian.
vfr400 Plus
16 886
10 Feb 2005 1:09PM
Stunning reflection image.

chris
11 Feb 2005 6:04AM
Super image love the relection and detail.
Phil
11 Feb 2005 6:16AM
Thanks everyone for your comments and clicks.
11 Feb 2005 6:45AM
What a superb shot,Beautiful reflection and stunning colours.

Superb.

Don
11 Feb 2005 12:57PM
Superb shot, I'm lost for words......
Martin
11 Feb 2005 2:21PM
I just keep looking at this shot, it is beautiful!!
11 Feb 2005 3:02PM
Brilliant............all been said
12 Feb 2005 1:38AM
Louise,another stunner. Can't add anything to comments already made, other than I'd like this picture as a four foot wide print on my living room wall!
Pauline
12 Feb 2005 1:51AM
Thanks Don, Ernest, Martin, Sam, John and Pauline.
geegee Plus
14 29 England
12 Feb 2005 7:09AM
Wow, Louise. What a wonderful shot of a lovely place, one of your very best.
I hope that it looks like this when we meet you in March!
Best wishes, George.
loek Plus
14 1
13 Feb 2005 8:14AM
Not too perfectly symmetrical (fortunately!). I envy the bright skies you always seem to have on your photographic tours as well as your photographic talent!
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2005 12:32PM
Hello Louise, this is a gorgeous image. Love the reflection.

Thank you for your compliments.

Jeanie
14 Feb 2005 3:14AM
The perfect symmetry gives an almost kaleidoscopic effect. Great work.
14 Feb 2005 7:17AM
Thanks George, Christine, Loek, Jeanie and Saskia.
scottydog 13 206
14 Feb 2005 12:18PM
excellent louise
--as usual


jim
15 Feb 2005 7:07AM
Thanks Jim
jimthistle73 Plus
13 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2005 6:04PM
It's all been said, but just felt I had to add my appreciation for such a stunning image. I suppose there's nothing to beat knowing your stamping ground inside out!
16 Feb 2005 1:04AM
Thanks Jim.
SueTurner Plus
13 81 3 England
16 Feb 2005 3:05AM
Everything has been said above, this is stunning, excellent work
Sue
16 Feb 2005 4:31AM
Thanks Sue.
tg Plus
13 86 Scotland
16 Feb 2005 6:40AM
The shear volume of clicks tells all. Still producing those wonderful shots. Thanks for sharing this. I love the gradient of the hills and the way it is reflected upon the loch.

Click.
Tg.
TonyA Plus
12 11 Spain
17 Feb 2005 4:17AM
What else can I say that hasn't be said before.
Lovely image. The composition and colour is superb.

On my Wind Mills photo you commented on the lack of description. I left you this note.

Sorry Louise.
The photo was taken on the island of Majorca where you can find thousands of theese windmills used to pump water from wells. Most of them are not used and in poor state.
17 Feb 2005 4:37AM
Thanks Tony for the comment and for the info Smile
bismah Plus
13 45
17 Feb 2005 9:25AM
Nature is indeeed beautiful Smile well captured !
18 Feb 2005 2:52AM
Thanks Tabassum.
C_Daniels Plus
13 399 10 England
19 Feb 2005 8:28AM
nice stuff
clickd
what can i say a real stunner of a shot an extreamly high standard in photography lots of clicks for this one and the rest of the gallerie
22 Feb 2005 7:09AM
Thanks C and Phil.
brilliant, well done
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
29 Sep 2005 11:09AM
Beautiful. I cannot believe the clarity of the reflection in this photo, and the colour and textures are superb. It really is a shot to savour.
29 Sep 2005 10:36PM
Thanks everyone much appreciate your kind comments.
VintageRed Plus
12 15 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2005 12:46PM
I'm in awe of the results that you have both achieved. It is a delight to have the time to take a closer look at a magical portfolio. Nick.
30 Nov 2005 3:40AM
Thanks Nick for your encouraging comment.
mesmerising....
Thank you for sharing your photos with us.
Awesome shot!
27 Feb 2006 8:07AM
WOW!!!
Rich
11 Mar 2006 10:19AM
It certainly is symmetry and that's why it works so well. A powerful and stunning image Louise. Great stuff.

Hawk
24 Jun 2006 10:32AM
The colours, detail, reflection, light and composition are all fantastic.

Brilliant..
26 Jun 2006 9:54PM
Thanks everyone.
I like the mountain reflecting in the water
dancing queen

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