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Sunrise Eildon Hills
Ian Cameron

Sunrise Eildon Hills

Eildon Hills, Melrose, Scottish Borders, Scotland.

I rarely get down this far south but this time I was commissioned to take some photographs in the Eildon Hills and duly stomped up them for a walking magazine in November to photograph a sunrise. As luck would have it the sun put on a fine performance and despite very high winds I captured the sunrise throwing out golden light onto the shapely dome of one of Eildons peaks.

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Pentax 67 II ,55-100 zoom,Fujichrome Velvia
0.6ND grad, polariser, f/13 at 1/8 second, Velvia. Very accurate shading from the sun was necessary to prevent image degradation due to flare. full exif

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Marķa Cano10-May-2009 19:48
It's like a picture indeed a shot .. I really like it .. -V-
Monique Laguė10-May-2009 15:03
Superb ths light.
Pete Hemington09-May-2009 20:42
Very nice lighting, the way it's on patches of the main hill. And as you say - controlled the brightess part of the sky very well.
Michelle Albert 08-May-2009 00:35
Magnificent....!
lou_rozensteins07-May-2009 23:38
Beautiful light, and a great composition. Well done.
Steve Sharp07-May-2009 18:15
One of my favorites of yours Ian, and it just goes to show that you don't necessarily need to be in the most spectacular mountain locations to get the very best shots, its all down to the weather and light really!
Dougie Young07-May-2009 08:37
Fine performance and very fine foto..:>
James Clarke07-May-2009 01:29
Fantastic golden light and beautiful scenery. BV
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