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Dave (Isle of Skye)

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Taken at Elgol on the Isle of Skye, and as soon as the restrictions were eased and I could get there without breaking the rules.

As soon as I arrived at Elgol, which is about a 30 minute drive from my house, it immediately felt like I had entered into some sort of an alternative Sci-fi 'B' movie universe, where it felt like every other human on the planet had been removed and I was the only one left. I was there for around 4 hours and I never saw another person or heard any other sound, except for the constant sound of the waves hitting the rocks and a few Gannets diving for fish into the sea. It felt utterly surreal and a little bit creepy and must have begun to influence how I was thinking, because instead of shooting the grand view scenery as I went there to do, I instead started to shoot these surreal Sci-fi looking close-in abstracts instead, because that was the mood of the place and so that is what I felt compelled to shoot it seems.

Anyhoo enough of my waffle, but that is the back story for how I came to take (or should that be make in this instance?) these images.

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Re: I think I am still going through an H R Giger phase or something!
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2021, 09:42:10 am »

There's definitely some Giger-inspired shapes here - Alien rock formations!
Well seen.
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Re: I think I am still going through an H R Giger phase or something!
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2021, 09:50:56 am »

Love 'em! Well done, Dave.

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Re: I think I am still going through an H R Giger phase or something!
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2021, 11:03:08 am »

Fantastic! Both of them.
Much more interesting than the lovely landscapes you intended.
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Re: I think I am still going through an H R Giger phase or something!
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2021, 12:58:25 pm »

reminds me of the heads of tiny forest spirits shown in the Studio Ghibli film "Princess Mononoke" by Hayao Miyazaki.
You can see them at 0:03 in the trailer. 

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Re: I think I am still going through an H R Giger phase or something!
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2021, 05:41:29 am »

Nice and intricate webs of rock.

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Re: I think I am still going through an H R Giger phase or something!
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2021, 07:07:50 am »

The apparent oversharpening in
the second image makes it even
more alien.

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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2021, 06:26:01 pm »

Thanks guys  ;)

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