Traigh Nisabost - Morning Light

Traigh Nisabost - Morning Light - The Outer Hebrides
February 2010

A very bright and blustery morning with frequent sleet and hail showers to add to the drama. On this occasion I explored the sand dunes high above the sands of Traigh Nisabost and took a position amongst the marram grasses looking over towards Ceapabhal. I used a ND filter to emphasise the shape of the shoreline as the waves rolled in, and also to provide a soft texture to the marram grasses in the foreground. Finally, I waited for a gap in the showers that resulted in soft difused sunlight overhead, yet broken cloud and warm light in the distance.

Canon 5D Mark II and EF 17/40 f/4L:
f/11 | 17mm | 1/4sec | ISO-100 | Lee 0.6 ND Grad (Soft) and Lee 0.9 ProGlass ND