Red Cuillin, Isle of Skye

Black and white landscape picture of the red Cuillin, Skye, Scotland

Red Cuillin, Isle of Skye, Scotland

I’ve debated putting this up picture of the Red Cuillin for a while now – it’s one of my favourites from the Isle of Skye, but the panoramic format really doesn’t translate well to this blog.  Still, I finally decided it was worth sharing, regardless of the limitations of the display format – I hope you like it!

Elgol Beach, Isle of Skye

Picture of rocky beach at Elgol, looking out to the Cuillins, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Elgol Beach, Isle of Skye

We only had time for a quick stop at Elgol, not enough time to even scratch the surface of the photographic possibilities of this tiny village, but I did pause to grab this picture as we walked back to our car.

One of the things I like about this image is its deceptive sense of scale – it isn’t until you know the two tiny dots directly under the large rock slab in the centre are people that you realise the rocks making up this beach aren’t pebbles, but boulders, and the Cuillin mountains towering in the background are a lot larger than you originally thought.

(See more pictures from the Isle of Skye on Journey Photographic)