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Buachaille Etive Mor



Buachaille EtiveMor, generally known to climbers simply as The Buachaille, is a mountain at the head of Glen Etive in the Highlands of Scotland....
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Buachaille EtiveMor, generally known to climbers simply as The Buachaille, is a mountain at the head of Glen Etive in the Highlands of Scotland.
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44 Comments | Report
EnaEna
 
EnaEna January 25, 2015
Wonderful
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon June 23, 2015
Brilliant photograph of a beautiful area, congratulations on your Feature
timmc
 
timmc June 23, 2015
Congratulations on your feature. What a beautiful image. Well deserved.
Remraf
 
Remraf June 23, 2015
Great shot!
stamatispappas
 
stamatispappas June 23, 2015
Marvellous!
tetvet PRO+
 
tetvet June 23, 2015
beautiful, congrats
AliAlzuhair
 
AliAlzuhair June 23, 2015
Amazing!
andinorwich PRO
 
andinorwich June 23, 2015
Take me to Valhalla, to sit beside father Odin!

Mesmerizing shot! !
VHiggins
 
VHiggins June 23, 2015
excellent! love the comp! congratulations!
Wendy-May
 
Wendy-May June 23, 2015
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
sweetpea72
 
sweetpea72 June 23, 2015
WOW...im kinda shot...Love this..Congrats! (:
thenickelwell
 
thenickelwell June 23, 2015
Absolutely breathtaking capture! Congrats on being featured!
DylanWalker
 
DylanWalker June 23, 2015
WOW, fantastic photo.
gooseofstrathearn
 
gooseofstrathearn June 23, 2015
Ro math ! Very good !
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SusiStroud June 23, 2015
Outstanding Capture! Congratulations on being featured!
chuckrickman
 
chuckrickman June 23, 2015
This is so special. WOW! Congrats on being featured.
LucBaekelandt PRO+
 
LucBaekelandt June 23, 2015
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
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LucBaekelandt June 23, 2015
beautiful!!!!!
akhtarkhan
 
akhtarkhan June 23, 2015
One of the most photograph mountain in the Glen Etive, An Iconic beauty of Scottish Highlands.....amazing capture. Congrats on the feature. I have visited the area few times in the autumn season and capture wonderful shots too!
elizabethannelemke
 
elizabethannelemke June 23, 2015
Gorgeous!
sasi_cyborg
 
sasi_cyborg June 24, 2015
very beautiful. composition an the water effect was nice
Ange28
 
Ange28 June 26, 2015
Brilliant photograph, beautiful and calming !
SorenMoorePhotography
 
SorenMoorePhotography June 29, 2015
Amazing work.
jodiparker_5877
 
jodiparker_5877 July 03, 2015
wow ,,, so lovely !
grahamhebron
 
grahamhebron July 05, 2015
Stunning. Perfectly composed and you've even added a tint of drama to the photo with (i guess) HDR? Unbelievable, congrats!
tinamlewis
 
tinamlewis July 06, 2015
congratulations, this is just stunning
RustiGardener
 
RustiGardener July 16, 2015
Certainly agree with tinamlewis... STUNNING.
simonwinfield
 
simonwinfield July 21, 2015
Beautiful shot , I am heading up there in August hopping to capture a few shot's
photosue50
 
photosue50 August 13, 2015
what a piece of paradise
photosue50
 
photosue50 August 16, 2015
So beautiful!!
Hood
 
Hood August 16, 2015
Amazing capture and effects.....
morriskleyman
 
morriskleyman August 28, 2015
Magnificent composition,nice work!!!!!!
foxx17
 
foxx17 August 29, 2015
Who wouldn't want to there! So beautiful, you've done a great job with the HDR!
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon September 02, 2015
Congratulations on being judged a Finalist Win in the Get Out Photo Contest.. well deserved
IvyLynn42086
 
IvyLynn42086 September 06, 2015
Absoutly Beautiful
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq September 06, 2015
Stunning!
jkrmi
 
jkrmi September 16, 2015
Love your work! No...it's not work, is it! It's a passion I can tell.
familycam PRO+
 
familycam November 14, 2015
Great capture of light
janebuchanan PRO
 
janebuchanan March 19, 2016
Fantastic!
G8dlv
 
G8dlv March 19, 2016
Incredible!!!!
rkrings2
 
rkrings2 March 20, 2016
Wow!!! Congrats!!!
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe October 04, 2017
Absolutely stunning!
isabeluffey
 
isabeluffey October 09, 2017
Stunning
bobbytaylor71 PRO
 
bobbytaylor71 April 23, 2018
Wow ... Stunning ... Congrats on your awards, well done.

Behind The Lens

Location
This stunning images was taken in the Highlands of Scotland. An area of outstanding beauty, in the Glencoe area of the Highlands. The Buachaille is one of the most prominent mountains in the group.
Time
This image was taken at 5.30 in the early evening of September 2013. The mountain is often obscured by mist and cloud, and can be changeable on a minute by minute basis.
Lighting
There was a beautiful shaft of light coming thought the clouds that make for a special moment to capture the image, with enough low light to give a slower shutter speed to get some movement on the water.
Equipment
Camera was a Canon 60D, with a 10-20 mm Sigma lens, mounted on a tripod.
Inspiration
This is a photographers dream to capture when the conditions are right, and can mean many visits before the lighting and water all fall in to place. The shaft of light just added to the atmosphere.
Editing
The image is a HDR, 3 stacked image, with lighting done for the foreground, mid range and the mountain and clouds. All the images where blended and stacked in Photoshop, with minimal processing after, just a small amount of detail sharpening, and a small boost to contrast and colour. The idea was for it to not look like an over processed HDR image.
In my camera bag
I normally carry, a selection of lenses, filters and spare cards, and batteries. lenses range from 10mm all the way up to 300mm for any wildlife opportunities.
Feedback
Capturing in HDR, has given me the tools to get the image i was after, using a slower shutter for the water, and a faster speed to give detail in the clouds without blowing out the highlights to much. Processing the image after i made sure to make the image look as natural as possible, not over saturating the colours as this can easy be done. The use of a ND filter would have slowed the shutter down to an extent of not getting the detail in the moving water, so a balance has to be found to get the image you see in you mind. In this case i found a filter was not needed.

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