Crail harbour Fife

Crail Harbour, Fife, Scotland © HelenBushe


imnotsurebut · 18 May 2016 at 22:15

That picture is absolutely beautiful. Many people find photos of buildings ready to fall down don’t understand the significance of that building. It has been used for generations. Who were the families that owned it. Most of the time it is passed down through the family lines. The pictures I like the best of fishing villages is the “widows watch”. I always think of the conditions in the 1800’s and can picture the worried wife of a fisherman who is 2 days late, just waiting for his boat to come back.

christelswanderings · 18 May 2016 at 17:36

Amazing phot! I love the colour and the reflections.

Hugh's Views and News · 18 May 2016 at 10:10

I agree, such a beautiful photo, Helen. What time of year was it taken?

    HMB · 18 May 2016 at 10:13

    Thanks Hugh. It was last September. The weather on the east coast of Scotland is drier than on the West Coast.

      Hugh's Views and News · 18 May 2016 at 10:15

      I was guessing at Autumn, as it looks so fresh, Helen. You’ve some beautiful photography, but this is one of my favourites.

        HMB · 18 May 2016 at 10:16

        Thanks Hugh and it’s my home country of Scotland too.

Marga Demmers · 18 May 2016 at 08:55

Oooh! So pretty. It reminds me of our holiday in Jersey many years ago where we went with our parents to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. Looks like this harbour also is worth a visit.

    HMB · 18 May 2016 at 10:15

    Thanks Marga. I’ve never been to Jersey. The coastal villages in the Ancient Kingdom of Fife as it’s known are all beautiful.

Jean Reinhardt · 18 May 2016 at 08:31

What a beautiful photograph. I love the reflection in the water.

    HMB · 18 May 2016 at 09:07

    Thanks Jean. The Fife coastal villages are so picturesque.

GeorgieMoon · 18 May 2016 at 08:15

A beautiful photo! What camera do you use?

    HMB · 18 May 2016 at 08:56

    Thanks Georgie. I checked back on my flickr stream to check camera details, expecting it would be trusty little Fuji x110s and was very surprised to see that it was my previous iPhone , a 5s. .
    The colour “punch” comes from a quick edit in Nik Snapseed a free app you can use on tablet or smartphone. When I say a quick edit I’m talking like a minute and 2 or 3 clicks.
    Thanks again for your interest.
    Not long now till your Odyssey.
    Kindest regards Helen

      HMB · 18 May 2016 at 10:15

      Ps that should read Fuji x100s

      GeorgieMoon · 18 May 2016 at 10:18

      Thanks. Someone else recommended Snapspeed to me, I’ll look at it. I’m really impressed by people’s iPhone photos!

        HMB · 18 May 2016 at 10:20

        Snapseed is truly amazing. It’s easy to use. It’s free and it gives great results.

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