Loch Mallachie Sunset, Cairngorms Prints
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The Story Behind the Image - Loch Mallachie Sunset
One of the most memorable photography trips in my life was a week I spent near Nethy Bridge, in the Cairngorms National Park, in the last week of October, as autumn was slowly turning to winter.I spent several happy days photographing along the shores of Loch Garten and in the wonderful ancient woodland of Abernethy Forest. One memorable evening I went further afield, taking the trail that leads past Loch Garten, through the Caledonian pinewoods to Loch Mallachie, where the trail ends.
What I remember most vividly was the amazing sense of peace and quiet. I was waiting patiently by the shore, my toes freezing while I stood, my tripod set up, while the sun sank in the west.
Suddenly, without warning, a goose burst from the reeds along the shore and shot up into the evening sky. It was so sudden and so unexpected that I had no chance to grab my camera and take a photo. Before I knew it the goose was gone, leaving the loch silent and serene.
I photographed the loch, with the colours of the sunset reflected in the still waters, but what I remember most was a sense of awe at the incredible natural world around me.
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