Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye Prints
Beautiful photos of England, Scotland, and Wales
The Story Behind the Image - Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye
The Fairy Pools are a series of crystal clear pools in a cold mountain stream running down from the Black Cuillin Hills on the Isle of Skye. I've photographed the Fairy Pools several times, on sunny days and grim, grey days, and I love the drama created by the ever-changing light.
On this occasion I had a little bit of both; a hint of sunlight hitting the slopes the hills above the Pools and dark, ominous storm clouds overhead.
The other thing that I recall about this photo is that when I got back to my car after taking the photo I took off my favourite winter coat and woolly hat put them on the roof of the car while I stowed my camera gear away. I then absent-mindedly drove away with the hat and coat still on the roof.
When I realised what I had done I checked the roof. Nothing. I drove back to the Fairy Pools parking area. Nothing. I even checked at the police station in Portree to see if anyone had turned in my hat and coat. Nope. Such are the hazards of being a photographer!
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