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adderman 11 8 1
26 Mar 2006 2:53AM
Very nice shot, love the mood and colouring of this. Great reflection, well timed.


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xinia 12 54
26 Mar 2006 2:54AM
wow ...what an amazing play of light - wonderful
ericfaragh 13 138 4 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 2:56AM
Nice mix of warm and cool.
26 Mar 2006 2:57AM
An absolutely stunning image, Melanie! A pleasure to view!


simon9924 13 15
26 Mar 2006 2:59AM
The early start was definitely worth it Smile
JouŠo 13 56 Finland
26 Mar 2006 3:01AM
looks like worth the visit ; )

...just kidding

Id die for this!

PURE MAGIC, Melanie!
ONE OF YOUR VERY BEST, and there are so MANY of them! IMHO....

scottydog 12 206
26 Mar 2006 3:03AM
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
26 Mar 2006 3:04AM
Well worth the effort..
jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 3:06AM
Perfectly sensible thing to do if you ask me Melanie - just the sort of thing I would do : ))
Definitely a worthwhile detour too....beautifully captured details here.

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
26 Mar 2006 3:08AM
But you must feel like it was well worth a little madness Melanie......I'd hang it on my wall anytime, lovely capture!

kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
26 Mar 2006 3:10AM
that's a fair detour but well worth it for this shot
BarbaraB 12 53 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 3:12AM
Beautiful image. Gorgeous colours!
neonknight 12 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 3:13AM
I wish i had your dedication and for what you put in you get this is magnificent nice one,John CLICK
adamburton 13 627 11 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 3:22AM
oh bugger, thats it!! im sick of living down south with none of this gorgeous scenery. not only that, your getting lovely light too!! its been utter cr*p down here most of this year - and im going crazy!!

With regards to this image melanie, i find it exquisite in nearly every way. The scenery youve captured with the snowy mountains is gorgeous. The light is spectacular - absolutely spectacular - couldnt have been better. The lake is a perfect reflection - gorgeous. I have to be honest though and say that theres something about the comp I dont find appealing. I think in this case i would have prefered an exact 50/50 split as in this case i find its a bit unbalanced by having a tiny bit more sky. I think it may have been better to have a tiny bit more water than sky, but I can see you were intent on getting the lovely colour clouds in. Its crazy to be critical about such a beautiful image, and Im not disrepecting the image as I think its superb in so many ways - a definate one for the wall regardless of my little critique.

justin c 13 4.9k 36 England
26 Mar 2006 3:22AM
Landscape photography at it's very best,IMO.

A stunning image,

martin.w 15 496 22 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 3:26AM
One of the most beautiful landscapes I have ever seen, a simply superb image.
landandlight 11 46 Scotland
26 Mar 2006 3:26AM
wonderful light
well caught
Rodmac 11 17 Scotland
26 Mar 2006 3:27AM
It pays to be a little crazy sometimes!! A really superb image thanks for posting.
26 Mar 2006 3:29AM
You definitley deserve 30+ for this one, stunning.
mlewis 12 1.5k United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 3:40AM
What dedication Melanie but it has sure paid off. Stunning photo. Great light and still water.
DouglasLatham 11 454 England
26 Mar 2006 3:55AM
Woo what an image a right stunner .... a magic sceen .

Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
26 Mar 2006 3:56AM
Amazing light and colours Melanie, a stunning image indeed! Well done.

Sez Smile
plutoman 12 347
26 Mar 2006 3:58AM
Great light and colour you have captured Melanie. Ive stood at this spot many times and the light is always doing something different.. Snow capped peaks always seem to add something extra.. Heading to Mull for a week in April for a photography trip, all tips gratefully received Smile

Nice one.
s males 13 England
26 Mar 2006 3:59AM
wow, superb image, you have done a super job
joeb 12
26 Mar 2006 4:08AM
Absolutely stunning

26 Mar 2006 4:10AM
stunning shot
pfheyes 13 254 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 4:20AM
That's even mad by my slightly loopy standards. Wink

Well worth it though.

VintageRed 11 15 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 4:34AM
An image that repaid the effort to capture it. A magical shot. Nick.
Chant57 Plus
11 395 3 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 4:44AM
Bluke 12 303 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 4:49AM
donzer 13 25
26 Mar 2006 4:55AM
beautiful image
26 Mar 2006 4:58AM
Great image, well done
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
26 Mar 2006 5:08AM
What a lovely sight, astonishing

glenalva Plus
11 339 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 5:11AM
What a beauty, absolutely gorgeous.

MikeA 12 1.3k England
26 Mar 2006 6:09AM
Magic lighting and reflections...

ChrisIW 11 180 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 6:59AM
Fantastic shot!

26 Mar 2006 7:06AM
A fine photo.
JouŠo 13 56 Finland
26 Mar 2006 7:12AM
THANKS, Melanie!
Already saved as a Windows wallpaper!
Damn, this LOOKS GOOD!


God bless e2-members! ; )

paulstefan 12 509 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 7:21AM
Worth getting up for.
dalischone 12 295 Scotland
26 Mar 2006 7:29AM
Bet you're glad you did though - well worth the early rise! Beautiful. Love the reflections and early morning light.

gwyn h 13 432
26 Mar 2006 7:36AM
Nothing left to be said Melanie....a simply gorgeous image.

fourfive 12 8 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 7:39AM
Another fabulous shot Melanie. Awsome.
Camairish 11 1.4k Scotland
26 Mar 2006 7:40AM
Absolutely beautiful - I wish this was mine!
Very well captured,
craigj 11 17
26 Mar 2006 8:23AM
A stunning image!
REKLAW 12 3 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 8:26AM
great shot,well worth the early start.
ChazB 12 64 3 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 8:29AM
Stunning shot! Beautiful light, composition and reflections!
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 8:29AM
Simply AWESOME!!!
sneazy 12 74 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 8:30AM
Words fail me.

This deserves all of the comments and clicks and a few more besides Melanie, wonderful shot superb early light, I love it.

All the very best
Maddie Plus
12 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 9:39AM
well worth getting up early for melanie, stunning lanscape great colours
CP_01 11 1
26 Mar 2006 9:40AM
My goodness that's early!! WOW!! But soooo worth it! Fantastic capture. Well Done.
Rob_Taylor 13 661 5 Wales
26 Mar 2006 9:41AM
Soooo gorgeous!

JohnoP 12 2
26 Mar 2006 9:46AM
Fantastic - worth getting up early for - John
ian.daisley 13 96 6 England
26 Mar 2006 10:46AM
Outstanding. No HC? No EC? Can't believe it...

fraser 13 631 14 Scotland
26 Mar 2006 12:16PM
ghibby 11 101 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2006 2:31PM
worth the effort, a really stunning shot
tartanlady 13 58 Scotland
26 Mar 2006 9:29PM
Worth getting up early for Melanie, the moor creates a magical atmosphere early mornings and you have captured this one well. Beautiful light, colour and smooth reflections.
Lockhart 11 6 United States
26 Mar 2006 11:10PM
Yes, totally mad! And yes, totally superb! Each photograph you post gets better. And I thought you were already among the best in the world. This one is at the top of that class.

DPWeeks 11 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 12:13AM
a stunning shot, the light, composition, perfect
angej 12 477 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 2:33AM
And.... well worth every minute, lovely shot. Excellent sharpness throughoutSmile
albi 12 68 1 England
27 Mar 2006 2:59AM
Awesome shot.
TeresaH 12 1.1k United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 3:02AM
Definitely worth it.
User_Removed 12 132
27 Mar 2006 4:14AM
a simply stunning image. landscape at its very best. worth the lack of sleep if u ask me
scottishphototours 13 2.6k 2
27 Mar 2006 11:37AM

After a weekend of torrential rain in Skye, this has came as a treat to me tonight.

You've restored my faith that these days still do happen in Scotland - supreme photography - congrats !
sheilac 13 162 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 11:46AM
Stunning light, Melanie.
carterart 13 74 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 9:44PM
Wow Mel - this must have been amazing to see. Don't get much better than this
claret 13 49 England
27 Mar 2006 9:59PM
Incredible light and clarity.
gemeit 12 78 Scotland
27 Mar 2006 10:55PM
Stunning capture
Chriscj 11 96 1 England
28 Mar 2006 12:49AM
Stunning light, reflections and detail captured. Well worth the sleepless night when you grab a shot like this.

IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2006 1:57AM
Oh my. (I'm speechless.)
Hawkgenes 12 10 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2006 6:23AM
Wow, that is a cracking shot. The light is just wonderful

PatrickSmith 12 1.2k 2 United States
28 Mar 2006 11:52AM
How did I miss this one????
I finally get to be #100 on a shot.
helendixon 13 30 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2006 2:20AM
Simply stunning Melanie, worth the lack of sleep for sure. You are not alone in your madness, been there, done that, got the t-shirt, it certainly paid off, well done.

SandyMiller 11 932 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2006 9:39AM
MarkT 12 119 2 England
7 Apr 2006 11:46AM
Agree with Sandy.

devine 11
20 May 2006 6:08AM
wish i was there, its all worth it.thanks
18 Jun 2006 12:49PM
This is so beautiful - So peaceful & calm - the pastel coulour are superb. Oh to have been There. Absolute cracker Melanie. PhilG.
27 Jun 2006 7:40PM
Melanie, I have only just discovered your portfolio. What a fantastic collection of images! I know many of your chosen locations and your handling of them is among the best I have seen. Beautiful lighting, strong compositions and a sound technical approach are all in evidence. This image is no exception. Superb. More please.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
1 Sep 2006 5:29PM
Came across your portfolio, absolutely stunning work. I have seen plenty of images at this location, this captures the wilderness of Scotland.
Melanie, this image takes my breath away ! Thanks for your comments on my rustbucket, you are right it is an optical illusion ! the sea IS level.Well done.....Joe

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