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Ardvreck Castle
Scotland

Marianne and I have finally made it home 24 hours ago. Along the theme of home, I remember the saying that my home is my castle. Fittingly, the best image of a castle I can remember taking on the trip was one of the shots that I took of Ardvreck castle on Loch Assynt late in our trip to Scotland. That evening, I was waiting for sunset to happen but just before, there were showers and glowing light in the right combination to give this amazing rainbow (double at times) in the opposite direction to sunset. One of the many occasions where looking the other way pays dividends I think.
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Home Sweet Home by ~Dee-T ( Featured by IsacGoulart )
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PennedinWhite Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Simply gorgeous! :heart:
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HelenBurg Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:jawdrop: Awesome!
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TsuKatsujin Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Double rainbow!!! gorgeous shot 8D
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segura2112 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
*STANDING OVATION* BRAVO!! Thank You and congrats on the DD!
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RainbowIcePop Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
ARE YOU SURE THIS IS PLANET EARTH? :iconiseewhatyoudidthere:

kidding. This is one magnificent photo :eyepopping:
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Dee-T Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
pretty sure I was on earth ;P
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Psychotic-Love Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*gasp*
I CAN SEE A DOUBLE RAINBOW THERE!!! :iconkaitocryplz:
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RainbowIcePop Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconrainbowlenplz::iconkaitocryplz: DOUBLE RAAAIIINBOOOOWWWW :iconfillypinkieplz:
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AuntJude Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Nothing as magical as being in the right place at just the right moment. Lovely shot!
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TricksterBlueJay Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Magical!
Excellent shot, congratulations on the DD :clap:
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Bluechickens Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i had a dream exactly like this
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Sorazal999 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
magic...
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CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
This picture that was taken looks very nice and amazing!
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tulf42 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wallpaper of the Week!
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blanket86 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful! Very good composition! Congratulations!
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mrmd53 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
A Wonderful Shot! :squee:
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JuniperJuneFerngully Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hope
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SandraAJ Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
I loved it!

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theplourde Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Wonderful composition. I love how the distant hills place the rainbow in the middle-ground rather than the back as is often the case.
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Dee-T Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
thanks! those lit hills were a huge bonus ;)
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The-Land-Down-South Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The colours in this are brilliant!
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Kosari Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
From the thumbnail I thought for sure it must be digital art/manipulation, but it's just an amazing capture. Truly magical :D
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fractalhead Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
lovely
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Tahiriasin Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is exactly the kind of rainbow that should have a mug full of gold coins at its end :) I love the picture
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indrekvaldek Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
You REALLY deserve a DD for that awesome picture.
Just spectacular!

:)
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Erozja Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Congrats on DD! :heart:
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the well deserved DD! :dalove:
Have a nice day! :heart:
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Climbotizzo Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, fantastic shot...one dream!! Ciao!
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ZULUS77 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
BEAUTIFUL PHOTO :)
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VFrance Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh my that is just one the best pictures on DA...I don't understand why the DA judges don't see this. Excellent work.
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Dee-T Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
thanks for that :)
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talkingtina7 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
This is a stunning photo and one in a million. I have visited Scotland and the country is beautiful and it's easy to see how legends were created. What part of Scotland is this? If this were my photo I would have it made to a larger size and frame it. Great job.
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Dee-T Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
This has been printed :) it's Loch Assynt in the Northwest - we were based at Ullapool at the time
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talkingtina7 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
When I saw your reply about Ullapool it brought back memories. I took a boat trip from there to the Isle of Lewis. I never though there are remote places like this left.
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RachelDS Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Student General Artist
Oh my :wow:
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Mitas Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
Wow, perfectly captured!
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piglet365 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
Beautiful shot...the ancestral home of my late friend, Frank
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Blostma1 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012

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Have a great day!

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mst-photography Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Professional Photographer
Magical.
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steppeland Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012   Photographer
Fabulous! This is a chance of a lifetime to be in such a beautiful place, and then seeing a rainbow, and having your camera ready! :clap:
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Dee-T Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
definitely - I was running to get here after seeing the rainbow!
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steppeland Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012   Photographer
... and it was worth the effort! :D :nod:
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andyhutchinson Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! How amazing to get the rainbow in such an already scenic location. Like getting a chocolate ice cream sundae with chocolate ice cream sundae on top. :)
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Dee-T Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
haha great analogy!
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klapouch Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012   Photographer
Absolutely beautiful! Amazing shot! I had to check the "camera data" to see it isn't a photomanipulation!
Congratulations, sir!
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juanwernecke666 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
fav!
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Rockin-Photograph Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic !
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LeonieZurakowsky Featured By Owner May 20, 2012   Digital Artist
Incredible shot! :D
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gouchrcouch Featured By Owner May 20, 2012
HOOT MAN HOOT
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thanksthatisenough Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012
your beautiful art is featured [link]
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