Doug Shepherd

Doug Shepherd

Posted on 10/06/2017


Photo taken on September 30, 2016



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Lochan
Quiraing
Trotternish
Skye
Highlands
Isle of Skye
Lake
Mountains
United Kingdom
Scotland
Landscape
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Trotternish Ridge


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Lochan nan Dùnan & the Trotternish Ridge/Quiraing, Isle Of Skye

Lochan nan Dùnan & the Trotternish Ridge/Quiraing, Isle Of Skye
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Trotternish or Tròndairnis (Scottish Gaelic) is the northernmost peninsula of the Isle of Skye, in Scotland.

One of its more well-known features is the Trotternish Ridge and landslip, a massive landslide that runs almost the full length of the peninsula, some 30 kilometres (19 mi). The landslip contains two of Skye's most famous landmarks: the Old Man of Storr, an isolated rocky pinnacle, and the Quiraing, an area of dramatic and unusual rock formations.

The Quiraing (in Gaelic: 'Cuith-Raing') is a landslip on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternish on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The whole of the Trotternish Ridge escarpment was formed by a great series of landslips; the Quiraing is the only part of the slip still moving, the road at its base, near Flodigarry, requires repairs each year.

Wiltrud Ludt, Martin Humphreys, Angelofruhr, autofantasia and 36 other people have particularly liked this photo


67 comments - The latest ones
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Wonderful landscape; very well captured Doug.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Jaap van 't Veen
Thank you very much for the kind words Jaap.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly)
A stunning capture Doug, only returned from Skye last weekend.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Roger (Grisly)
Your kind comments are much appreciated Roger, I hope your enjoyed your recent visit to Skye. I look forward to viewing images from your visit.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago. Edited 12 days ago.
Roger (Grisly) has replied to Doug Shepherd
Thanks Doug, best weeks weather we have ever had on the island.
11 days ago.
Nouchetdu38
Nouchetdu38
A surreal landscape. Really gorgeous!!!!
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Nouchetdu38
Many thanks Nouchetd38, glad that you like it.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Colin Ashcroft
Colin Ashcroft
I've been to Skye a few times over the years but I missed out on this area. Its amazing and looks like a man made quarry rather than formed by nature
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Colin Ashcroft
Thanks very much for the kind comments Colin. The Trotternish Peninsula is well worth a visit, the landscape and coastline are fantastic.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet
Breathtakingly beautiful, Doug **************
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Marie-claire Gallet
Many thanks for your generous comments Marie-Claire.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Marie-claire Gallet
Thank you Marie-Claire.
12 days ago.
Sarah O'
Sarah O'
AN AWESOME VIEW, Doug, especially enlarged to the fullest. such a crisp, clear shot.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Sarah O'
Your visit and kind comments re much appreciated Sarah.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Petar Bojić
Petar Bojić
Impressive photography in beautiful colors!
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Petar Bojić
Many thanks for your visit and kind comments Petar, much appreciated.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Kama 56
Kama 56
extra ce paysage
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Kama 56
Thank you very much Kama 56, you are very kind.

Best regards, Doug
12 days ago.
John Cass
John Cass
Beautiful capture, great composition and pov.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to John Cass
Thanks very much for the visit and kind words John.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Manfred Kaddik
Manfred Kaddik
Wunderbar diese Bildansicht
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Manfred Kaddik
Many thanks Manfred, your kind words are very welcome.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne
A clear and beautiful shot Doug.
Have a good weekend...Rosa.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne
Thank you very much Rosa, glad that you like it.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Boarischa Krautmo
Boarischa Krautmo
wonderful!
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Boarischa Krautmo
Many thanks for your visit and kind comment Boarischa.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Splendid shot and notes, Doug,
Best wishes,
Andy
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Andy Rodker
Thanks very much Andy, much appreciate the visit and kind comment.

All the best, Doug
12 days ago.
Ian 1949
Ian 1949
Beautiful shot and place, have a good weekend.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Ian 1949
Thank you Ian, the kind comments are very welcome.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Tanja - Loughcrew
Tanja - Loughcrew
Looks like a coast without the sea Doug...a wonderful place to have a picnic and enjoy the stunning surrounding! I love the colors and the fact I can see the wind on the lake ;)
Have a nice weekend Doug!
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Tanja - Loughcrew
Thanks very much for the visit and very kind comments Tanja, much appreciated. Yes it is a fascinating place. The landslip is about 30 km in length and covers approximately 8.5 Sq km.and is the largest, and the most beautiful, landslip in the UK. It must have been quite a sight when it happened!

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley
A wonderful landscape image Doug.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Jeff Farley
Thanks very much for the visit and kind comment Jeff.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Bernhard Sonderhuesken
Bernhard Sonderhuesk…
Stunning landscape, great photo. Thank you for the information, Doug.
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Bernhard Sonderhuesk…
Many thanks for your visit and kind words Bernhard, glad that you like it.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Nitro76
Nitro76
Super endroit. Amitiés, Richard
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Nitro76
Thanks very much Richard, I am glad that you like it.

Greetings, Doug
12 days ago.
Ecobird
Ecobird
Amazing landscape and a beautiful image Doug. We have just returned from Skye and your photo makes me want to go back already. Have a good weekend
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Ecobird
Thanks very much for the visit and kind comments Carol. I know what you mean, your recent HFF image of Duntulm Castle reminded reminded me of my last visit in 2016, hence the posting of this one.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
k.e.s_kloset
k.e.s_kloset
So beautiful on the big screen. I want to sit at that picnic table. :)
13 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to k.e.s_kloset
Many thanks for your visit and kind comments k.e.s_klost, much appreciated.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Honza
Honza
Beautiful place and great shot !
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Honza
Thanks very much for your visit and kind comments Honza.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago. Edited 12 days ago.
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Your pictures are always an admirable testimony of this breathtaking landscape, Doug!
Best wishes for the weekend.
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd
Doug Shepherd
Many thanks for your visit and generous comments * ઇઉ *, much appreciated.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】
Love these wild landscapes !******* Well taken, Doug !
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Betty【ツ】
Thank you very much for hour kind words Betty, much appreciated.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Ulrich John
Ulrich John
A nice view to a very interesting landscape !
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Ulrich John
Many thanks for your kind comments Ulrich, much appreciated.

Beset wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Schussentäler
Schussentäler
a wonderful countryside
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Schussentäler
Thank you once again Schussentäler, your kind comments are much appreciated.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
Petr Chudoba
Petr Chudoba
very photogenic place
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Petr Chudoba
Your kind comments are much appreciated Petr.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
fifi
fifi
Merci pour ce grand moment de partage !
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to fifi
Many thanks for your kind words fifi.

Best wishes, Doug
12 days ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Magnificent shot!

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12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to William Sutherland
Thank you for your kind comments William.

Best regards, Doug
12 days ago.
Martine
Martine
Un paysage vraiment incroyable.
11 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Martine
Thank you once again Martine, you are very kind.

Best wishes, Doug
11 days ago.
slgwv
slgwv
Geology in action!
11 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to slgwv
Thank you for your visit and award sigwv. The action is very slow now, thank goodness!!

Best regards, Doug
11 days ago.
Mariano B
Mariano B
Un paisaje maravilloso !!. Mis saludos Doug
9 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Mariano B
Thank you once again for your visit and kind comments Mariano. The light that day was beautiful and the air clear;-)

Best regards, Doug
8 days ago.
Martin Humphreys
Martin Humphreys
We didn't stop long here ... wish we had, but the weather had closed in.
4 days ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Martin Humphreys
Thanks very much for the visit Martin. I have passed this place qutie a few times over the years but only twice has the weather been like this.

Best regards, Doug
3 days ago.