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Nikon D200, Sigma 18-200mm. Post-pro in PS CS4 incl. B&W processing and artistic filters.
Location: Kyles Paible, North Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK. 57° 34’ 32.10" N 7° 26’ 6.14" W
Thig am Bata – The Boat Will Come, a traditional song by Julie Fowlis.

Homepage Feature, 06.11.2009!!
Featured in No More Colour, Achromatic Nature and Tone It Down!

Lovers of the Isles may like my calendar Outer Hebridean Coastlines

13.06.2011, 1036 views

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Born in Scotland, at home in Europe, I am a passionate semi-professional photographer with eclectic tastes who loves to travel and capture images of our beautiful world. Check out my gallery or contact me directly for contract work or customization.
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Comments

  • joak
    joakabout 5 years ago

    i canny critique your stuff cos am no good enough….this is great

  • Joak, thanks lad:-) But I think you play down your abilities! You’ve got talent and a creative eye. As I said I appreciate your “gut” feeling on my shots. So if you don’t like something pleae be just as honest.

    – Kasia-D

  • Denis Molodkin
    Denis Molodkinabout 5 years ago

    Stunning capture, well done work!

  • Denis, thank you so much. I’m really pleased to hear that from you!

    – Kasia-D

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariabout 5 years ago

    Ooh, stunning Kasia! Did you shoot film by the way, prior to digital?

  • Vicki, wow, thank you! I started off with point-and-shoot and film. But couldn’t get my head round the technical stuff to move on to 35mm or the like. I took lots of snapshots but that was it. My first digital camera with manual settings (thank god) got me going. Now I’m really interested in the techie stuff too!

    – Kasia-D

  • Richard Ion
    Richard Ionabout 5 years ago

    It’s a beautiful location and this is a beautiful photograph of it.
    Richard

  • Richard, thank you so much. I really appreciate your feedback, particularly as I’m still in the experimental stage of B&W.

    – Kasia-D

  • Kasia-D
    Kasia-Dabout 5 years ago

    Wow, just saw this shot was featured in Acromatic Nature
    I really stunned and pleased that one of my shots has been featured. I’m really in the early stages of experimenting with B&W, monochrome, etc. Trying to teach myself a technical workflow in PS and at the same time establish what works and what not from a light, contrast point of view, etc. Simple desaturation looks like desaturation…
    I’ve tried to soak up inspiration from other great work here in RB and particularly in this group as well as feedback from buddies.
    Thanks for the encouragement, guys. Means a lot to me!

  • NordicBlackbird
    NordicBlackbirdabout 5 years ago

    wow, wonderwork, lass! :)))
    xo

  • Nat, merci! That is lovely praise. Thank you too for the fave!

    – Kasia-D

  • Bob Hardy
    Bob Hardyabout 5 years ago

    Congratulations Kasia on the featuring in the Tone it Down group.

    A nice presentation in the black & white. I don’t know Eilean Siar, but imagine this great photograph to give a good feel for the islands.

    Bob <><

  • Bob, thank you for your congratulations and lovely comment. Eilean Siar, like it’s neighbours, is well worth a visit. Funnily enough, it was a brilliantly sunny day when I took the shot and even took a dip in the icy water. But in general, yes, I tried to convey the feel of the isles. Please feel free to check out my other work from the Outer and Inner Hebrides Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • Bob, I just realised you said “Eilean Siar” but I took this on Uibhist a Tuath. Eilean Siar is Lewis in English. Both are beautiful and well worth a visit.
    In fact I can recommend doing the Hebrides tour – landing on the beach airstrip on Barra and island hopping your way northwards and flying or taking the boat back from Stornoway.

    – Kasia-D

  • Kasia-D
    Kasia-Dabout 5 years ago

    This gets another feature and this time in Tone it Down Really thrilled! As I said above, just learning stages and am so pleased by the encouragement. Thanks to you too, guys!

  • kukawa
    kukawaabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely stunning!!! The glistening of the sun reflection, The BW, Beautiful!!! Congratulations on your Feature!! So very well deserving of this honor!!

  • Sylvia, thank you so much for your kind words. I’m really pleased you like the composition and post-pro BW.

    – Kasia-D

  • mikebov
    mikebovalmost 5 years ago

    superb a definite fave

  • Wow, thank you, Mike, for your lovely comment and for your fave – much appreciated!

    – Kasia-D

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