Eilean Donan Castle Scotland

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© John Dorosiewicz
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A cold and rainy Scottish day. No tripod so I used a wall out of frame for support. This is one of the most photographed places in Scotland so to find a unique view is not easy. I think I managed to do just that. A gorgeous setting and so magical!

95 responses

  • Barbara Gerstner

    Barbara Gerstner gave props (29 Aug 2008):

    Dear God that is stunning!!!!!!!!!

  • Dom Ioele

    Dom Ioele said (29 Aug 2008):

    Spectacular lighting and composition...

  • Caleb Magnino

    Caleb Magnino said (29 Aug 2008):

    amazing shot...wonderful lighting and composition

  • David Baker

    David Baker gave props (29 Aug 2008):

    Pretty sick shot alright...........awesome James!!!!!

  • Roland Ramos

    Roland Ramos gave props (29 Aug 2008):

    Rock on!

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (29 Aug 2008):


  • Leonardo Baldenegro

    Leonardo Baldenegro (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2008):

    this is rock! i love this picture.

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (29 Aug 2008):

    Fantastic Shot! Well done!

  • Craig Bortmas

    Craig Bortmas gave props (29 Aug 2008):

    Now, that's what I'm talking about.

  • phil413

    phil413 (Deleted) gave props (30 Aug 2008):

    Awesome angle on this shot - the sky is just perfect!

  • Ron Mandsager

    Ron Mandsager   gave props (30 Aug 2008):

    wonderful shot - great mood!

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (30 Aug 2008):

    what a shot! I think I can see Merlin around!

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (30 Aug 2008):

    STUNNING shot Fantastic view !

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (30 Aug 2008):

    Lovely story-book feel to it; looks like an HDR rendition -- good post processing

  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (30 Aug 2008):

    oh my goodness. stunning.

  • James Walsh

    James Walsh said (2 Sep 2008):

    Very well done indeed. Great scope to this shot and great colorurs.

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    Spectacular shot! I love the colours reflected on the rocks.

  • Michael Goermann

    Michael Goermann gave props (13 Sep 2008):


  • Arson Ink

    Arson Ink gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    Well done, nice use of light and lead in lines. Who says you can't take good photos when it's raining.

  • Irene Craig

    Irene Craig gave props (29 Oct 2008):


  • Joerg Fritz

    Joerg Fritz gave props (14 Dec 2008):

    Great shot and processing!

  • Alina Hahn

    Alina Hahn (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Great colors!

  • Tammy Kimble

    Tammy Kimble gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    Absolutely fabulous!!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (7 Jan 2009):

    So beautiful it looks unreal. Really beautiful.

  • Michael Fancher

    Michael Fancher gave props (18 Jan 2009):

    Looks very good, very surreal! Might be a good submission for the "Fairy Tale" theme!

  • Eugenia Kyriakopoulou

    Eugenia Kyriakopoulou (Deleted) said (4 Feb 2009):

    Nice work! Very atmospheric!!

  • Maria Kappatou

    Maria Kappatou gave props (5 Feb 2009):


  • Maria Kappatou

    Maria Kappatou said (5 Feb 2009):


  • Elyseo

    Elyseo said (9 Feb 2009):

    very nice!!

  • Maraguetto

    Maraguetto gave props (11 Feb 2009):

    A vote. What else to say after all this comments?

  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising   gave props (17 Feb 2009):

    fantastic, voted

  • Linda Irvine

    Linda Irvine gave props (19 Feb 2009):

    Great color and composition.

  • Rusty Katchmer

    Rusty Katchmer gave props (19 Feb 2009):

    Fabulous! Voted!

  • Bill Guntle

    Bill Guntle gave props (20 Feb 2009):

    great shot


    JOE FAILK gave props (21 Feb 2009):

    Very well composed! Vote

  • lisa anderson

    lisa anderson gave props (21 Feb 2009):

    great shot

  • Michael Fancher

    Michael Fancher gave props (21 Feb 2009):

    Beautiful shot! You have my vote!!!

  • Nancy Miller

    Nancy Miller gave props (22 Feb 2009):


  • molly .

    molly . gave props (22 Feb 2009):


  • Skorupka Carlos N.

    Skorupka Carlos N. gave props (1 Mar 2009):

    Impressive capture. Splendid colors.

  • Glenn Grossman

    Glenn Grossman gave props (1 Mar 2009):

    This ROCKS!

  • Eric

    Eric (Deleted) gave props (2 Mar 2009):

    This is really a great image. The colors, the sky, very beautiful and magical.

  • Christine Boyer

    Christine Boyer gave props (15 Mar 2009):

    John, this is an incredible photo, not to mention a gorgeous castle in phenomenal surroundings!

  • James Baldocchi

    James Baldocchi said (27 Mar 2009):

    Good photo, it looks like a very magical place.

  • Susan Kohler

    Susan Kohler said (2 Apr 2009):

    Truly magical! Love it!

  • Gregory Mencotti

    Gregory Mencotti gave props (2 Apr 2009):

    This needs to be in print - outstanding!

  • Lindsay Chapman

    Lindsay Chapman gave props (4 Apr 2009):

    I am in LOVE with this picture... I keep coming back to it!

  • Chris Tucker

    Chris Tucker said (6 Apr 2009):

    beautiful DOF. THe color is amazing.

  • Jake Galson

    Jake Galson gave props (10 Apr 2009):

    ooooohhh, cool!

  • Diana M

    Diana M (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    wow this looks unreal. Great job!

  • * Tabitha Payne

    * Tabitha Payne gave props (21 Apr 2009):

    So magical! Voted!!

  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (7 May 2009):


  • Timothy Ditzman

    Timothy Ditzman gave props (11 May 2009):


  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (21 May 2009):

    Spectacular shot, I live so close to Scotland why have I never been there I ask myself..

  • Luc Bussieres

    Luc Bussieres (Deleted) gave props (25 May 2009):


  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (25 May 2009):

    Wow!! This is amazing!!

  • George Henderson

    George Henderson gave props (26 May 2009):

    got my vote....nice work

  • Laura Pelkey

    Laura Pelkey gave props (29 May 2009):

    This is incredible!

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (31 May 2009):

    S-T-U-N-N-I-N-G!!! V-O-T-E-D!!!

  • marija pavlovic

    marija pavlovic gave props (2 Jun 2009):

    fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!voted...beautiful colors and capture...

  • Aaron Schwartz

    Aaron Schwartz gave props (2 Jun 2009):

    Yeah! Absolutely!

  • Karen Lynch

    Karen Lynch gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    This is like a beautiful painting. You have quite a gift that sets you apart from other photographers

  • Ebla Maleh

    Ebla Maleh gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    enchanting! voted!

  • Amber Fette

    Amber Fette gave props (3 Jun 2009):


  • Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe

    Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe said (23 Jul 2009):

    Well done! Your attention too detail, colouring, and perspective..is inspiring..

  • J. Z......

    J. Z...... gave props (17 Aug 2009):

    another fantastic shot

  • Carlos Verde

    Carlos Verde gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    Favorite 100! Deserved! :D beautiful capture!

  • Claudio Schapsis

    Claudio Schapsis gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    amaizing colors!

  • Pradeep Reddy Raamana

    Pradeep Reddy Raamana gave props (11 Feb 2010):

    fantastic... hats off!

  • Baylee Sharp

    Baylee Sharp (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2010):


  • Denise Sarazin

    Denise Sarazin (Deleted) gave props (9 Oct 2010):

    Absolutely stunning. The detail is amazing.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (17 Oct 2010):

    Wonderful shot!

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (12 Dec 2010):

    Outstanding. Love the colors, textures, POV, DOF, xyz and abc on this. Just an excellent composition all around.

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (21 Jan 2011):

    Gorgeous and rich photo!

  • Lisa Toleno

    Lisa Toleno (Deleted) gave props (22 May 2011):

    fabulous shot!

  • Nancy Berman

    Nancy Berman gave props (2 Aug 2011):


  • Wayne Michael

    Wayne Michael gave props (29 Aug 2011):

    Thanks for view! Don't know that I'll ever get to see this with my own eyes.

  • Nikola Matovina

    Nikola Matovina (Deleted) gave props (28 Nov 2011):


  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (14 Jan 2012):

    Oh! I love this!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (15 Jan 2012):

    Beautiful light

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (15 Jan 2012):

    WOW!!! This is stunning! Amazing capture and fabulous edit!!!

  • Michael Hodge

    Michael Hodge gave props (4 Sep 2012):

    Very nice indeed.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (12 Oct 2012):

    Total fairy tale! I LOVE this!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (16 Dec 2012):

    Fabulous shot

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (18 Dec 2012):

    stunning !!!!!

  • Pat Lamb

    Pat Lamb gave props (25 Apr 2013):

    I agree, great composition and well exposed.

  • Mark Tate

    Mark Tate (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2016):

    Nice shot, I am not a fan of HDR in anyway because I think it looks to fake but this looks good

  • Alice Wong

    Alice Wong gave props (12 Apr 2016):

    Look at the details of architectures.....!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Apr 2016):

    Beautiful in every way...Congrats on the JPG Staff Spotlight!!!

  • Ophelia Lamplighter

    Ophelia Lamplighter   gave props (12 Apr 2016):

    Very nice and just what I would want to see while visiting Scotland!!!

  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro   gave props (31 Oct 2017):


  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro   gave props (31 Oct 2017):


  • Nasrin Tajadod

    Nasrin Tajadod gave props (1 Nov 2017):

    beautiful work and composition.

  • Dawn McFeeters

    Dawn McFeeters gave props (16 Nov 2018):

    So beautiful, and moody.

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