Loch Awe shoreline
Loch Awe shoreline

It's always boggy round the shoreline here - in fact it's boggy all the way down to the shore from the road, but because it was frosty, I could just about get away with not putting my boots on, so walked all along the shore here very carefully taking pics here and there. I was on my way back home after leaving Oban at 8.30am and the sun hadn't risen much when I had reached the lay-by at the side of the road, it always takes a bit longer to get above these high hills and I could see the light changing all the time. The castle on the other side was in shadow at first but once the sun started getting higher the scene really brightened up. This is one of the few shots I took where I managed to drag my eye away long enough from the spectacular ruined castle reflected in the water with the snowy mountains behind. The individual trees along the shore make good subjects too as they are gnarled, twisted and withered.
I decided it was worth getting my shoes wet as I knew I wouldn't be back here for a while!

Taken - 04/02/2018

Location: Loch Awe, Argyll, Scottish Highlands

Photographer: Stephen Dutch

Loch Awe shoreline

It's always boggy round the shoreline here - in fact it's boggy all the way down to the shore from the road, but because it was frosty, I could just about get away with not putting my boots on, so walked all along the shore here very carefully taking pics here and there. I was on my way back home after leaving Oban at 8.30am and the sun hadn't risen much when I had reached the lay-by at the side of the road, it always takes a bit longer to get above these high hills and I could see the light changing all the time. The castle on the other side was in shadow at first but once the sun started getting higher the scene really brightened up. This is one of the few shots I took where I managed to drag my eye away long enough from the spectacular ruined castle reflected in the water with the snowy mountains behind. The individual trees along the shore make good subjects too as they are gnarled, twisted and withered.
I decided it was worth getting my shoes wet as I knew I wouldn't be back here for a while!

Taken - 04/02/2018

Location: Loch Awe, Argyll, Scottish Highlands

Photographer: Stephen Dutch