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Twilight Castle by Dee-T Twilight Castle by Dee-T
Eilean Donan Castle
Scotland

This is surely one of the most iconic places to photograph in Scotland. My approach to photographing these places is to take that iconic shot (usually because its claim to fame is well established and pleasing the eye) - but then to try taking angles that I haven't seen before. Marianne and I wondered out to the rocks on the other side of the castle to take a few images from this angle. We were lucky in that the tide was low and the water glassy still for a while. As we always predict, our presence at an unusual spot drew some other people out to this spot. It was quite a slippery rock surface and an old gentleman slipped with a very heavy thud - he seemed to have escaped without major injury thankfully.

Video of our trip in scotland here:
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leighsway Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013   Photographer
really beautiful image
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turkmen45 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
good picture. looks great
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erene Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
Amazing capture, great composition!
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Emerson-Fialho Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Artist
Amazing work! :clap:
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SylveryFox Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Magical! :wow:
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Brilliant!! such a beautiful image :)
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SvitakovaEva Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012   Photographer
amazing
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Rebacan Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012
You found a way to shoot this at low tide and it's great. We were there twice and it was low tide both times so I didn't manage to get any water into the forground of my shots. I guess I should have done more wandering. I was on the other side of the bridge.
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Dee-T Featured By Owner May 20, 2012
We found the other side less populated too lol - great spot to revisit :)
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ArcticWolf125 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012
beautiful picture. looks great
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