Isle of Skye - the Quiraing
One of the most unique places I've visited, the Quiraing offers an utterly spectacular view across the Isle of Skye (Scotland). The first two shots were taken in November 2019, the second two shots were taken on my first visit back in November 2015 on a VERY wet day!
1) It can be photographed from all sorts of places but this is my favourite viewpoint
2) On the image above, you can see a small road winding up the hill on the right hand edge. This is that road
3) Taken back in 2015 on a very overcast, dull and wet day. I had hoped to retake this shot as I like the angle, but by the time I had taken the first shot and returned here the lighting was too harsh (Shooting into the sun).
4) This last shot was also taken a few years ago on the same day as the shot above. This lone tree sits awkwardly right on the edge of a large drop off. I'm not particularly keen on the shot if I'm honest but thought I'd include it here for completeness!
Thanks for looking,
Brilliant set! Superb comps! First two have sweet warm light as well! For last two, I think lot more can be extracted from the sky in terms of definition, and both might benefit if blacks were pulled back some.
Beautiful scenery and a lovely location! Thank you for sharing these!!
What a wonderful location!
Thanks for sharing.
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I actually like that last shot. The tree adds a lot to the composition, and growing out sideways like that is pretty cool! There's much more in post that you can do to work on that, and the others.
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Wow, beautiful landscapes. We don't see enough from Scotland. Thanks so much for posting these!
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Wow, its good to see the Quiraing - I was there in the fall of 2014, and again recently, just a few weeks ago. The scene with tree is just iconic.
As David suggested, a bit more color saturation might be helpful - my images are a lot more saturated - whether that's good or not is up to the viewers eye.
https://pathfinder.smugmug.com/Travel/Scotland-with-Marc-and-Andy/i-qnfmw2t. I liked the light but the sky was pretty blah......
Wet days are common in the fall in the Highlands as the OP alludes to in their post above, we had more than a few with heavy winds also
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Very nice set - my favorite is #3 - great work !
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