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Sunrise brushing the tops of the dunes in orange. From the East beach at Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland.

Nikon D80
1/125 sec. at f8
ISO 400
Nikon 18.0-70.0mm f/3.5-4.5 at 18mm
Hitech 0.6 ND soft Grad.
Processing: Raw via Nikon Capture NX2. Tiff via CS5.

Featured in The Landscapes Of Our World 04/01/11


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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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  • PBWright
    PBWrightover 3 years ago

    I love snow on the beach and dunes. Very lovely image!

  • Many thanks Paulette :)

    – Blackgull

  • James Coard
    James Coardover 3 years ago

    Nice mix of warm and cool hues Jim. Good timing. Back to grey here again :)

  • Cheers James. Yes grey here as well but more white to come I think :)

    – Blackgull

  • marens
    marensover 3 years ago

    beautiful capture Jim!!

  • Thank you. Really kind of you :)

    – Blackgull

  • Christopher Thomson
    Christopher Th...over 3 years ago

    Beautiful image Jim. Lovely colours.

    I’ve still not been along to Lossie for photos yet!! Its on my hit list for early 2011.

  • Thanks Chris. See you sometime on one of the beaches :)

    – Blackgull

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonover 3 years ago

    This is gorgeous. Wonderful control of light and such beautiful colours!

  • Many thanks Mieke

    – Blackgull

  • JacquiK
    JacquiKover 3 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful Jim.

  • Thank you Jacqui. Happy new year! :)

    – Blackgull

  • Karl Williams
    Karl Williamsover 3 years ago

    Good one, Jim .. the foreground detail is really lovely

  • Many thanks Karl. Great to get your support.

    – Blackgull

  • eddiej
    eddiejover 3 years ago

    Lovely image

  • Hi Eddie. Many thanks :)

    – Blackgull

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous scene, Jim!

  • Thank you Mel. Trust things are ok with you.

    – Blackgull

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsover 3 years ago

    Superb exposure Jim, with excellent detail in the foreground.

  • Cheers David. Grey here for days now…..:(

    – Blackgull

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