Trying out my new tripod while waiting for sailing pals..yes it is bigger than usual pocket ones..

Taken at the wonderfully scenic St Mary’s Loch in the scottish borders…

Nikon D60
Nikkor VR 18-200 lens
UV filter
Monfrotto tripod.. L plates needed..


Hi! I’m lucky enough to live in the beautiful Scottish Borders and love trying to capture a moment to savour…
Thanks so much for looking

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  • kibishipaul
    kibishipaulover 5 years ago

    Nice balance to this. Would love to visit this place.

  • just an hour and a bit out of edinburgh… hope you get the chance one day..
    thanks so much for the lovely comment too..

    – dinghysailor1

  • GerryMac
    GerryMacover 5 years ago

    excellent perspective Maggie I have the same tripod great piece of kit!

  • I love how it can do almost anything…in the right hands that not mine…cheers gerry thought i’d give the higher f nos a go..

    – dinghysailor1

  • felicitas
    felicitasover 5 years ago

    Hach…… soo nice!!!! Wish I could have been there too ;-)))… looks like your summer isn’t too sunny either ;-)))…. but I somehow still like it a lot that way ;-)))…. xoxox

  • thanks my friend.. we’ve been lucky to see quite a lot of sun this year and on this afternoon it was really warm and mellow …. a great day for a sunset sail…LOL

    on this particular afternoon..

    – dinghysailor1

  • …even without the sun….LOL

    – dinghysailor1

  • Robert Elliott
    Robert Elliottover 5 years ago

    beautiful scene Maggie

  • thanks robert.. really appreciate your visit… a familliar spot to me…just wish i could do it more justice…

    – dinghysailor1

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 5 years ago

    Nice composition Maggie and good point of view …

  • thanks so much tom.. lovely to see you .. any hols planned?

    – dinghysailor1

  • roybarry
    roybarryover 5 years ago

    A successful test, i’d say.

  • thanks roy.. tho then marched up the jetty to take some reflections… forgettting it was floating..LOL fat use having a tripod while you bob up and down… doh!

    – dinghysailor1

  • richiedean
    richiedeanover 5 years ago

    I like the dinghy sat in the burst of grass maggie, tripod served you well for a sharp image front to back, a wonderful birdseye view …………. :))

  • hrrrumph! glad you like the (coughs) yacht richie… my dingy is heaps littler! and have been aspiring to get a ‘proper’ shot like the great stuff on this site…glad i’m improving a little..cheers my talented shipmate! and thanks heaps

    – dinghysailor1

  • felicitas
    felicitasover 5 years ago

    You’re so lucky!!!….. :-)))

  • :))))

    – dinghysailor1

  • arvyart
    arvyartover 5 years ago

    Lovely place with so many sheep. Well, your sailing pals are coming. It’s time to clew a sail. Happy sailing! :)

  • ooh thanks arvy and we’ve lots of sheep.. in the fields.. on the roads.. (hoping they know the rule of traffic)…everywhere…and love your salty sailors tallk…

    – dinghysailor1

  • Evita
    Evitaover 5 years ago

    Fabulous capture !!!! wonderful colours and composition !!!!! ;D

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