Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe Prints
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The Story Behind the Image - Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe
The story of this photo starts at 3 am - twice.
Here's the slightly more understandable version of the story. I was staying n a holiday cottage on Seil, an island south of Oban, but I was very keen to photograph historic Kilchurn Castle at the eastern end of Loch Awe.
So to make sure that I would get the morning light I set off from my cottage at 3 am and drove over 75 minutes to Kilchurn Castle, only to discover that the forecast sunshine was nowhere to be found, and instead, what I got was steady rain. I sat in my car watching the rain sweep across the loch for an hour before I gave up and got on with some wet-weather sightseeing.
I'm nothing if not persistent (or just plain stubborn) so the next morning I did the same thing. Up and out the door by 3 am for a 75-minute drive to Kilchurn Castle. This time I was rewarded. As the day dawned, there was heavy mist over the loch, giving everything an incredible sense of mystery. And it was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop in the loch.
This photo is the result of a lot of driving, lack of sleep and good fortune
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