Taransay Chop

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big Alba photography on December 5, 2009

The island of Taransay sits astride a shallow and choppy sea offshore of the beach at Luskentyre, South Harris, Western Isles of Scotland.

I love the colours of the sea in the Western Isles. These Caribbean greens that are so surprisingly and unexpectedly Scottish, even on a dull day. Its the colour of the sand that makes them, the contrast that somehow I associate with beach scenes from the West Indies. But its Scotland and part of a unique series of beaches that line the western shores of these islands. Taransay lies just offshore of Luskentyre and what caught my eye in this shot was the meeting of waves coming from opposite directions around the island, and heightened by the spray blowing back from the offshore wind.

Photography by Alistair Keddie : Copyright 2009

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Photo taken in 5 Luskentyre, Isle of Harris, Na h-Eileanan an Iar HS3 3HL, UK

Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 5, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by big Alba photography
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
    • Taken on 2007/08/09 13:55:14
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash