The Black Loch
A view of the Black Loch at Castle Kennedy, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.
Heron Island on the Loch has been excavated and is a possible crannog. Traces of several successive occupations were revealed, and the relics included material datable to the 1st and 2nd century AD as well as to later periods, proving that the original structure was of Early Iron-Age date.
This is a recent photo taken July 7 2012, and it was part of a series of HDR images taken to assess the possibility of making images that don’t look overcooked. This being done I am now trying out different types of subject matter and lighting conditions to explore what works and what doesn’t. The panoramic aspect of this picture was necessary because of the very dull foreground. It lacks sparkle and needs further work, but not today old chums…