The autumnal heathers blanket the landscape at the foot of the Cuillin Hills on the Isle of Skye. Sgurr Nan Gillean stands in the background under a broody raincloud that skirted us but never quite soaked us…

Canon EOS 30D, Efs 10-22 lens @13mm, CP, ND graduated filter, ND filter, Tripod mounted, 2 secs @ F/16, ISO 100.


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Photography is my passion. I get a great deal of pleasure from this wonderful hobby. When the light and the composition come together at the same time, it’s as good as winning the lottery!

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  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosalmost 3 years ago

    Perfectly captured, Jeanie!

  • Thank you Adri :)

    – Jeanie

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyalmost 3 years ago

    Absolutely stunning Jeanie, a wonderful shot. Sit back and watch the faces roll in!

  • Cheers Gary.. faces? Predictive text? :D

    – Jeanie

  • Heidi Mooney-Hill
    Heidi Mooney-Hillalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, got my fav

  • Thank you Heidi :)

    – Jeanie

  • Geoff Carpenter
    Geoff Carpenteralmost 3 years ago

    Looks like you were lucky being missed by that rain cloud Jeanie. I like the pinks in the foreground bleeding into the autumnal colours in the middle distance…!

  • Many thanks Geoff :)

    – Jeanie

  • LifeInMaine
    LifeInMainealmost 3 years ago

    Really beautiful!

  • Thank you :)

    – Jeanie

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyalmost 3 years ago

    LOl, faves roll in :-)

  • hehehehhe :D

    – Jeanie

  • Chris Miles
    Chris Milesalmost 3 years ago

    Excellent, wheres the midges ;)

  • They were surrounding you as I recall…………….. they must have liked your Skin So Soft… ;)

    – Jeanie

  • VoluntaryRanger
    VoluntaryRangeralmost 3 years ago

    Love the pov on this Jeanie..great shot

  • Thank you Jamie :)

    – Jeanie

  • Leonie Mac Lean
    Leonie Mac Leanalmost 3 years ago

    Fabulous image Jeanie,The flowers are gorgeous and I love the way your eye follows the stream up to the house and cloud covered hill beyond. Perfect!

  • Thank you Leonie :)

    – Jeanie

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

    wonderful shot Jeanie!
    finally about to go to Skye at start of October – any particular spots you would recommend (apart from Elgol!) as it is so long since I was last there.

  • Thanks Christopher. I will send you a list of ideas…

    – Jeanie

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