This is actually a dawn shot but I’ve flipped it horizontally. (Ask and I’ll tell you :))

Winter dawn from the East Beach in Lossiemouth, Moray Scotland.

Nikon D80
2 secs. at f22
ISO 100
Nikon 18.0-70.0mm f/3.5-4.5 at 18mm
Probably Hitech 0.6 ND soft Grad.
Manfrotto 190XPROB / 804RC2 head
Processing: RAW via NX2. Tiff via CS3.


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Inspired by the unique beauty of the coastal fringes of Moray Jim Robertson is a self taught amateur photographer living in Lossiemouth. He was presented in 2003 with the James Payton Memorial Medal by the Royal Meteorological Society (Scottish Centre) for what was judged to be the outstanding weather photograph of the year.

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  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago


  • :) Thank you

    – Blackgull

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisover 4 years ago

    Wow this is stunning work Jim.

  • :) Thank you

    – Blackgull

  • Alessandro Pinto
    Alessandro Pintoover 4 years ago

    wonderful scene !

  • :) Thank you

    – Blackgull

  • Sherrie Chavez
    Sherrie Chavezover 4 years ago

    Lovely image!

  • :) Thank you Sherrie

    – Blackgull

  • zumi
    zumiover 4 years ago

    real silky touch…lol very nice shot. congrats on feature!

  • :) Thank you

    – Blackgull

  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanover 4 years ago

    Beautiful image Jim … perfect time of day … I’ve sat and studied this for ages so I will ask the question … what did you mean by flipping it horizontal (I think I know this) … but why? obviously to improve some aspect but you’ve got me intrigued♥

  • Thank you Bev. Just for you….

    Well it all began with a critique of an image of mine called Slow Roller by a really inspirational guy called Craig Tanner who has a website called The Mindful Eye. In the critique he talks about ‘implied visual paths’ and the concept stuck with me. Every now and again I’ll experiment with the technique and this image is one of those experiments. Rather than have me explain the concept maybe you would like to see the critique. You can find it here

    I really can’t recommend his site highly enough and hope that you will have a look and explore what he has to say about not just photography.

    Take care

    – Blackgull

  • Kymie
    Kymieover 4 years ago

    Oh wow, that is just stunning. Beautiful work :-)

  • :) Thank you

    – Blackgull

    WOBBLYMOLover 4 years ago

    gorgeous shot, clever!

  • :) Thank you

    – Blackgull

  • simoneb
    simonebover 4 years ago

    Wow Jim this is amazing, awesome shot my friend!

  • :) Thank you Simone

    – Blackgull

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 4 years ago

    wonderful Jim!

  • :) Thank you Jenny

    – Blackgull

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