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Elgol Pink
Ian Cameron

Elgol Pink

Elgol, Skye, Scotland

One wet and rainy evening I arrived to an unpromising scene at Elgol a popular photographer's hotspot on the Isle of Skye and opted to wait out the rain to see if anything would happen towards sunset. Low tide ensured that the coloured rocks on the foreshore would be revealed and I figured the soft light might permit some reasonable shots but then this extraordinary pink glow suffused the underbelly of the cloud mass lighting up the entire sky. It was tremendous soft ambient light and I found myself able to extract both colour and texture from the stones wihout burn out occurring.

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Pentax 67 II ,55-100 zoom,Fujichrome Velvia
0.6ND grad, 4 stop ND, f/22 at 4 seconds. full exif

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Ahmed AL-Kindy21-Nov-2011 05:04
Great shot and nice purple colors,V
marko gregoric16-Nov-2011 13:01
Wonderful image. V
McGarva14-Nov-2011 21:47
A wonderfully framed and exposed image Ian ... inspiring work! :)
regi olbrechts14-Nov-2011 20:28
Splendid rich light in this shot.
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