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Jacobs Ladders
Ian Cameron

Jacobs Ladders

Rannoch Moor, Scotland.

A small gap in the clouds allowed twin shafts of intense sunlight to pour through and spotlight the grass on the far shore behind the island tree on lonely Rannoch moor.

Contax ST ,80-200mm zoom,Fujichrome Velvia
F11 at 1/8 sec, polariser hide exif
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highlander19-Jun-2016 02:35
This is so lovely. V
Dave Petersen Photography16-Nov-2014 13:33
A beautiful use of light. Outstanding capture. Voted
Flying Dutchman25-Aug-2013 22:57
What else can I say then the comments above... only a true photographer can take a shot like this. Unique.
rousselziak06-Jan-2013 17:21
WoW ! -V-
PK31-Jul-2012 08:21
Guest 19-Jun-2012 06:59
really beautiful pictures
Guest 19-Jun-2012 06:59
really beautiful pictures
John Hamers15-May-2012 11:14
Superb image, very impressive work !! V
meekam tam13-Mar-2012 09:48
Stunning image! BV
J Ponces10-Jan-2012 04:48
Outstanding Light and composition! What can I say more?... V
Alexander Kazakov10-Nov-2011 18:00
Wonderful! V
Light_Works04-Oct-2011 09:52
Beautiful image! V.
GeneWard21-Jul-2011 23:59
an amazing capture. VVV
MarcViskens25-May-2011 16:33
beautiful photo
very nice lighting
bill friedlander25-May-2011 15:37
The right place at the right time to capture this amazing image. V
Brandon Mardon03-Mar-2011 13:49
Beautiful Ian..
Milan Vogrin13-Nov-2010 22:10
Very nice scene.
Roby28-Oct-2010 19:57
fantastic capture, V
Alex Cheung15-Oct-2010 00:36
Magic light!!!-V-
Rob Oele08-Oct-2010 11:00
Unbelievable. V
Jacky Lee21-Sep-2010 15:10
simply excellent! let me share some of my photos to you:
Den_S29-Aug-2010 16:13
very nice work! one of those moments we all look for and you were there and grabbed it!
Anthea's Photography04-Aug-2010 11:53
Like a sacred tree it stands there alone, a heavenly capture!
Buba Jafarli22-Jul-2010 18:56
Magic, real magic! V.
joseantonio20-Jul-2010 02:21
Beautiful composition and light
meekam tam23-Jun-2010 22:51
Very beautiful landscape!
pascal14-May-2010 08:36
Fantastic shot !
Ali Majdfar25-Mar-2010 10:42
Superb capture! ~V
Pedro Olivo Guach15-Feb-2010 11:20
The light doesn't look natural. But a beautiful capture.
Graeme27-Jan-2010 13:19
A superb and outstanding capture of landscape and light Ian. Bravo...10+++BV
duds 22-Jan-2010 10:20
Benoit Durocher Photographie28-Dec-2009 12:06
One of the most classic picture on PBASE , my compliments Ian. V!
Bert de Vos09-Nov-2009 16:14
Amazing image. Stunning lighting. (V)
Andre Fontaine07-Oct-2009 00:32
très belle image et composition !
Andrys Basten28-Sep-2009 21:10
I love that this is the first picture I see after the the servers came back 9/28/09.

Absolutely gorgeous. Wonderful first siting on PBase resurrectio day :-)
Marie-Claude Decelles28-Jun-2009 11:27
Juste pour la lumière...! Incroyable...Big Vote!
Ioannis K.12-May-2009 23:11
Breath Taking Picture! V!
skhin11-May-2009 00:52
amazing capture!
keithclover03-Apr-2009 08:38
Did you use CPL filter for this picture ?
Hashim I. Filali 27-Feb-2009 17:06
Excellent island who get the photo picked by taking this chance shot. Best Regards,
Russ Crawford18-Feb-2009 00:36
Fantastic! V
Russ Crawford18-Feb-2009 00:35
Fantastic! V
Neil Marcus13-Feb-2009 00:35
Your photos are extraordinary. I am in awe of your talent. I have been involved with photography for 63 years and I think yours are the best I have seen. Kudos!
Pete Hemington10-Feb-2009 22:49
Amazing gallery - light is everything in landscape and you also have timing spot on in this one. A lot to be said for this velvia film - V
PauloCGama15-Jan-2009 02:01
magical. superb!
cbeauchamp23-Dec-2008 01:19
very nice light and composition
Guest 22-Dec-2008 13:05
Harrison04-Dec-2008 01:06
Awesome image!
Bartosz Kotulski28-Nov-2008 14:03
stunning lighting and perfect composition. Big V
kent soh 09-Oct-2008 09:13
A Perfect timing, a stunning view and a best presentation!!
G.Pietro Munaretto11-Sep-2008 12:18
Bill Ewart Jr06-Sep-2008 00:19
Simply stunning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ouxiaochang24-Aug-2008 15:42
Guest 08-Jun-2008 05:51
Absolutly beautiful.
wilberelsalvador19-May-2008 15:35
Bella captura.
Guest 16-May-2008 19:32
Simply an amazing shot.

Great capture.

Free Nature Pictures
Michal Leszczynski13-May-2008 14:40
Very impressive photo and wonderful light. V.
Rick Bricker08-May-2008 09:21
Amazing shot.
Kiriakos Korakis21-Apr-2008 05:32
Wonderful light ! V !
Guest 02-Apr-2008 06:10
Lille McGhee27-Mar-2008 12:28
IAN...GREETINGS FROM NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - U.S.A. Your entire Photo Gallery is stunning! There are too many favorites; however, in memory of my now deceased Mom, I have chosen "JACOB'S LADDER." That was her favorite spiritual song during my childhood days on the farmlands of North Carolina... Take a tour of my Abstract ART GALLERY & post your comments: THANKS / lille
Peter Stubley24-Mar-2008 00:46
Great shot -- incredible sense of light, very strong colours, excellent composition. V.
Rodger23-Mar-2008 02:53
Very nice!
Mindy McNaugher05-Mar-2008 15:26
Breathtaking shot!!! Vote!
PauloCGama05-Mar-2008 00:35
magical light and mood. just amazing. ..v
Satoshi Sakamoto04-Mar-2008 08:20
it's wonderful world!!super shot!!!
Jim Kramer21-Feb-2008 18:38
a magical shot! {voted}
Dominique Valée 20-Feb-2008 13:55
The beautiful picture on PBASE !!!!!!
Milan Vogrin15-Feb-2008 17:14
Great catch! V!
Michel Jasmin05-Feb-2008 01:25
Great, great shot
Guest 22-Jan-2008 20:35
great photo...
rahul 19-Dec-2007 08:04
most amazing pictures its very very beautiful.......................................
Osman Yazirdag11-Dec-2007 01:09
Woooow...!! Amazing shot. Big vote!
João Lopes10-Dec-2007 21:41
My goodness, such a perfect light.
Superior work.
MFphotographie16-Nov-2007 23:51
Positively wonderful ! I love it !!
Treas09-Nov-2007 01:06
This and all the shots in your gallery are wonderful.
Thank you!
MarcWildPassion03-Nov-2007 18:39
The kind of place we dream to be at the right time... Voted
Linda Hendry03-Oct-2007 16:35
WOW!!!! Fantastic shot! v
meshmesh 02-Oct-2007 22:51
It s wonderful island I wish I can live there ---------
Cam Traviss12-Sep-2007 03:55
A Brilliant Image...Congratulations, Ian.
Guest 09-Sep-2007 23:27
What else can one say? Vote...
Nick Powell01-Sep-2007 10:23
One of the best images on PBase, fantastic capture! Voted
Licaga29-Aug-2007 13:52
great photo.

see you
Guest 27-Aug-2007 05:44
Has this image been enhanced?
Jordan LaFon 17-Aug-2007 14:40
Most amazing picture I've seen possibly in my life! Very talented, great job!
Marjan Schavemaker17-Aug-2007 11:38
Just amazing! -V-
anik 12-Aug-2007 03:04
i wish i go there------
Guest 08-Aug-2007 14:25
This is one amazing well captured
Jatismo06-Aug-2007 18:02
Beautiful picture!
Jackie Smith02-Aug-2007 20:20
Milos Markovic01-Aug-2007 23:23
I am speechless
Big vote!
Guest 01-Aug-2007 13:46
Incredible shot. Beautiful!
Andrija Kasom31-Jul-2007 08:44
Excellent shot...
Martin Broeze30-Jul-2007 18:28
Great... beautiful... wonderful!!
Cyrus Khamak30-Jul-2007 12:00
Absolutely stunning light,V
Enrico Martinuzzi29-Jul-2007 15:12
Outstanding photo. GMV
vero 02-Jul-2007 04:18
Awais 29-Jun-2007 02:02
send me the glasgow city diffrent pictures,such as:
Steve Roden27-Jun-2007 22:59
just incredible!
Ross Throndson21-Jun-2007 13:03
Wow.....Incredibly Beautiful Image, Ian!! ~V~
Guest 13-Jun-2007 00:28
Beautiful. gmv
Noor Khan10-Jun-2007 15:44
Beautiful. Great shot.
Kelvin Taylor08-Jun-2007 01:28
Wow! Wonderful shot!
Tim Bradshaw29-May-2007 13:39
That's about as good as it gets Ian. Just stunning.
Guest 26-May-2007 08:55
omg, salvation is what sings out from this piece. great timing and lighting makes a good photograph. and you got em both in this one!
routerer20-May-2007 10:38
What a picture to start a gallery.
john + V
Guest 04-May-2007 22:09
Amazing image....voted!
Daniel S Lim04-May-2007 04:14
Magically moment, vote
Christina Conroy29-Apr-2007 04:34
Absolutely stunning shot! Amazing!
Donald Verger20-Apr-2007 18:18
when i commented on this stunning image before i did not notice 1/8 at f11... i dont use a tripod, yet?????... smart idea you had!
kyoung kim photography15-Apr-2007 15:59
amazing,stunning and beautiful shot..~V
Antje Schulte04-Apr-2007 22:12
Perfection. I'll stop taking photos right away. ;-)
pik200404-Apr-2007 21:45
Incredible shot
Barry Moore31-Mar-2007 14:14
A great spirit uplifting picture. Gazeing at this image makes the world seem better. Voted Barry
Guest 29-Mar-2007 20:20
Mindblowing, each & every one.
Buteman27-Mar-2007 22:08
Beautiful. Great shot well done
yomaki27-Mar-2007 16:03
wow! amazing shot! love the lay of light! ..thank you for sharing!
Bill Chance 20-Mar-2007 04:45
This is the perfect kind of shot an artist might wait for years to get. Hope you don't mind if I reproduce it with oils on canvas.
Kerry Tingley18-Mar-2007 04:49
There is a magical translucent feeling to this. Beautiful
KJ 11-Mar-2007 01:47
All I can say is WOW!
Piotr Stankiewicz03-Mar-2007 23:54
What a photo! v.
Joe Kinnamon 26-Feb-2007 20:17
It is so prefect, wonder why they have not messed it up with a golf course. Regards. Joe
Ronald Johnson23-Feb-2007 04:44
Simply gorgeous image. I just know you were hoping the light would end up shining on the island! :-D GMVote.
amit 22-Feb-2007 13:29
With so much of what we see today this World facing with terrorism,threats,and all those hardship things to look at this pic gives a moment of peace to love this World again... simpely beautiful "God Bless This World Forever"
amit 22-Feb-2007 13:27
With so much of what we see today this World facing with terrorism,threats,and all those hardship things to look at this pic gives a moment of pice to love this World again... simpely beautiful "God Bless This World Forever"
wildoat20-Feb-2007 22:31
This is a magical image, truly great photo. Thanks for sharing.
Naomi Sheaffer14-Feb-2007 23:54
Amazing "God light". GMV
Lin Chia-Yi13-Feb-2007 18:08
Dan Ng02-Feb-2007 00:49
Spectacular lighting...well done! V.
zeynep 24-Jan-2007 16:58
süpper bi site olmu fotograflarda harika
Guest 18-Jan-2007 22:27
Sometimes it can be perfect and this is such moment...a big vote!!!
jimmy 17-Jan-2007 11:53
Too good
Jayesh Menon10-Jan-2007 22:59
Keith Mills06-Jan-2007 03:50
This is an amazing photo. WOW ! I'll visit your website. Voted
Tricia02-Jan-2007 21:36
This is gorgeous, well captured.
Vikas Malhotra02-Jan-2007 10:18
WOW, incredible light...... Cheers, Vikas.
eclipse_r01-Jan-2007 09:29
Oh my g**!!!
Great shot!!! You got my vote!
Thomas Spurr01-Jan-2007 00:02
great shot..................
Guest 31-Dec-2006 07:28 is amazing....
Jim Larkin30-Dec-2006 01:42
Awesome. This may be my all time favorite PBase picture.
Tom Briggs22-Dec-2006 00:18
Stunning ... absolutely stunning
G.Pietro Munaretto06-Dec-2006 17:30
Excellent image
Jean-Paul PLUME23-Nov-2006 21:19
Superb light. Cogratulations. Jean-Paul
Joao Azevedo21-Nov-2006 23:58
Adrian Reilly15-Nov-2006 23:18
incredible capture of the light. your landscapes are an inspiration. v
Henrik Andersen13-Nov-2006 17:15
Mindy 11-Nov-2006 13:31
Beautiful. Great shot.
saijumb 06-Nov-2006 08:57
Jean Chiasson29-Oct-2006 03:06
Wow wonderful colors great image vote
Kathy 29-Oct-2006 00:46
Just beautiful!
Bluesguitar 18-Oct-2006 04:41
Oh !!...Wonderful picture
Mindy McNaugher18-Oct-2006 02:25
Absolutely AWESOME photo!!! Vote!
Adrian Diorio 17-Oct-2006 22:01
Jan Koster14-Oct-2006 23:43
Wasantha 14-Oct-2006 00:44
What a nice shot!!!
Dalia 13-Oct-2006 15:20
Bill Vanderhoff 11-Oct-2006 03:08
Tranqility Captured! Amazing!
Jeff Herbert10-Oct-2006 00:44
amazing photo
Ulla Kruys08-Oct-2006 17:16
Really brilliant shot!
Guest 07-Oct-2006 23:46
Its nice to have a camera in your hand when things like this happen. Wonderful capture.
Vesna G.07-Oct-2006 17:11
Gorgeous! ;-)
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography07-Oct-2006 16:20
Cool shot :)
Dave Wixx07-Oct-2006 13:15
Absolutely beautiful catch. Stunning.
Ekta Sachan 04-Oct-2006 15:53
Drop dead gorgeous!!!!
Craig Persel04-Oct-2006 13:38
aLub@04-Oct-2006 10:18
Absolutely amazing shot. Voted.
Carlos Molina03-Oct-2006 22:22
This is what I call... an amazing shot... georgeous picture. Voted
Sam Antonio Photography03-Oct-2006 18:13
God rays!
Jeff Gegner02-Oct-2006 19:50
Absolutely perfect!
Guest 02-Oct-2006 18:13
Too beautiful for words!!! Thank you for allowing my eyes to see such a beautiful sight! ~Linda
Jennifer Zimmerman02-Oct-2006 01:04
wow wow wow
I hope you have a HUGE wall print of this!
Steve England01-Oct-2006 18:04
Guest 30-Sep-2006 14:51
magical atmosfere ! i love it, all your pics are fantastic!
makes me feel good looking at them !
ciao christian
Barcelonagirl 30-Sep-2006 11:35
it's a nice nice photo .. i havn't got
tamara galle30-Sep-2006 09:10
wow! fantastic light!
Guest 28-Sep-2006 23:38
Stunning 'angel rays'!! - and some exquisite atmospheric lighting, Ian.
The detail enhancement around the island, and overall subject arrangement, is finely judged.

Accomplished and aesthetically pleasing. Good old Bonny Scottish landscape!
marita toftgard28-Sep-2006 18:52
absolutely wonderful!!
my compliments
and gmv
norman bacal28-Sep-2006 14:51
wow! what an extra ordinary shot!
Corey Moore27-Sep-2006 17:26
Amazing shot. Well done.
Zainudin27-Sep-2006 16:41
Amazing photo. Voted.
tarek azzabi 27-Sep-2006 14:54
amazing pic waw \\\\\\\\
Guest 27-Sep-2006 11:20
Stunning, amazing catch.
Nate Savalza27-Sep-2006 07:00
This is absolutely amazing! Love it!!
Guest 26-Sep-2006 11:37
Truely beautiful!!! Vote!
Karen Moen26-Sep-2006 05:02
Amazing image! Beautiful composition and incredible light. Voted.
Autumn Sky26-Sep-2006 00:10
Wow! Now isn't that perfect. Beautiful and unique image bathed in gorgeous light. (v)
poetry66625-Sep-2006 21:56
Outstanding image.V.
Richard McDonell25-Sep-2006 01:16
A moment when talent and preparation met opportunity. Congratulations.
carol j. phipps23-Sep-2006 14:15
A.saeed 23-Sep-2006 08:04
God is really beutiful.
Marianne Archer23-Sep-2006 06:46
simply beautiful, love the light!
Yi Feng23-Sep-2006 02:47
Stunning lighting! Beautiful image!
Cindi Smith23-Sep-2006 01:15
Outstanding! Unbelievable shot! I'm just in awe! V
Rich Westfall22-Sep-2006 15:36
Looks like a close encounter. Excellent shot.
Yves Rubin22-Sep-2006 04:02
Amazing! By the way, your treatment of the image is exceptional, being able to keep detail in the shadows and highlights. Bravo!
Reflections by Ruth21-Sep-2006 23:16
outstanding. Voted :)
Sebastian21-Sep-2006 21:41
Outstanding... perfect! v
Aristóteles Alves Ferreira 21-Sep-2006 17:03
LINDISSIMA....foto nota 10....PARABÉNS
david procter21-Sep-2006 16:17
wow! an almost biblical moment
Guest 21-Sep-2006 08:11
I just dropped my jaw, you can't get any luckier than this, excellent capture!
marijka 20-Sep-2006 21:02
what a slendid capture of an enchanting view.
caveman_lee17-Sep-2006 15:10
Wonderful and impressive capture. Beautiful landscape and crepuscular rays ! GMV
Bruxo16-Sep-2006 23:32
Heaven is in earth... Fantastic.
Sharon Rogers16-Sep-2006 22:06
natalitsa14-Sep-2006 14:42
Really incredibly captured!
Miagi 13-Sep-2006 21:53
hey the pics that you have taken are nothing less than super Killer!!! very well done .. i am quite a nature lover.. could you send me some pics to my email at for my personal collection ?? would really appriciate it!! thanks
Donald Verger12-Sep-2006 18:40
oh my! vote!
such a wonderful image! as you say... everything to see and feel! bravo!
stéphane 08-Sep-2006 11:15
On dirait le paradis !!!
Suzanne 08-Sep-2006 00:41
Michael Lin07-Sep-2006 22:24
wow....almost look unreal
nordic06-Sep-2006 19:52
Lost for words! Beautiful!
Christine P. Newman05-Sep-2006 22:21
Well seen. This picture has a good feel to it.
Michael Rickard03-Sep-2006 23:25
Really great!!
Nicki Thurgar23-Aug-2006 18:50
Incredible rays, amazing shot! ~V~
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