The setting sun lighting up some wet rocks on an incoming tide. Near to Hopeman in Moray Scotland.

Nikon D80
1/10 sec. at f8
ISO 100
Nikon 18.0-70.0mm f/3.5-4.5 at 24mm
Hitech 0.9 ND soft Grad.
Manfrotto 190XPROB / 804RC2 head
Processing: RAW via NX2. Tiff via CS5.


coast, hopeman, jim, lossiemouth, moray, robertson, scotland, sunset

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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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  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsabout 3 years ago

    Well timed with superb light on the water and rocks, great lead-in leading to the rocks and splashing water. Exposure is first class!

  • Many thanks David. Always a pleasure to get your view on an image.

    – Blackgull

  • And a fav! Cheers David :)

    – Blackgull

  • JacquiK
    JacquiKabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot Jim.

  • Hi Jacqui. Thank you very much. Always great to see you.

    – Blackgull

  • Christopher Cullen
    Christopher Cu...about 3 years ago

    fantastic wave action

  • Many thanks

    – Blackgull

  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanabout 3 years ago

    The light here is marvellous Jim and just love how it hits that rock in the mid range as well as the incoming tide.

  • Cheers Stuart :)

    – Blackgull

  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesabout 3 years ago

    Timing is everything. Wonderful capture!

  • Thanks Angela

    – Blackgull

  • Tparker
    Tparkerabout 3 years ago

    Nice work

  • Thank you

    – Blackgull

  • bushpoet
    bushpoetabout 3 years ago

    Stunning Jim, perfect timing with the wave and beautiful light!

  • Hi Simone. Many thanks that’s kind of you.

    – Blackgull

  • fauselr
    fauselrabout 3 years ago

    very nice

  • Thank you

    – Blackgull

  • James  Key
    James Keyabout 3 years ago

    Great image Jim. Beautifully exposed. Fave for me!
    Cheers Jim

  • That’s really kind of you Jim. Thank you.

    – Blackgull

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2about 3 years ago

  • That’s great. Thank you very much :)

    – Blackgull

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