The Missing Light

November 2010 and as every enthusiastic photographer, I had my big plans for a glorious sunrise. The weather forecast was for clear skies overnight. My view of this location is that it doesn’t matter how clear the sky is during sunrise, you always have some clouds hovering above the Cuillin hills. As soon as the sun gets above the horizon at this time of year, it shines through the mountains and hits the clouds sideways. The result can be astonishing and the picture captured of a wow factor.

However, it wasn’t meant to be that morning. After an hours waiting (had been there early for all preparations) all I had to...

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Dimitri Vasileiou is a highly acclaimed landscape photographer, writer and photographic workshop leader. A professional photographer for several years, he was born in Greece and currently resides in Scotland.

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