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The old man of Hoy- I can just be seen on top. Photographer Tony Burkitt (many thanks!)
© m1chael, May 2012
Route: Original Route
Camera used: Canon EOS 60D
Date taken: 25th May 2012
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That has to be one of the best photos on ukc.
Lloydfletch - 17/Jun/12
Agree, stunning photo!
Dream - 17/Jun/12
Brilliant... love the mist
Euge - 18/Jun/12
Tremendous, look at the light! Have a 5 sir.
Gibson - 18/Jun/12
Beyond cool, I haven't seen such a stand out and original shot like this for a long time
Jon Griffith - 19/Jun/12
Really cool shot. Looks massive!!
cap'nChino - 19/Jun/12
I couldn't agree more with the top statement!
lanc23 - 19/Jun/12
my jaw dropped!
Drofn - 19/Jun/12
That is superb.
Andy Barwell - 20/Jun/12
Superb,a real photo of real claiming rather than so many of these contrived artistic ones that are appearing more and more.
andybirtwistle - 20/Jun/12
Brilliant shot!
Sandy Moore - 22/Jun/12
Absolutely amazing, by far the best photograph I have seen on here yet.
MrChrisP - 22/Jun/12
Really great photo!
Ulrik Hasemann - 22/Jun/12
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
UKC Photos - 24/Jun/12
I'd be more than happy to have that on my wall, all the more so for it not being over "manipulated". Well done to the snapper.
Busby - 24/Jun/12
nice one mike! :D emx
emily roo - 24/Jun/12
great pic ,climbed it n 2009 .awesome day
colina - 25/Jun/12
Completely agree with the first reply. It simply ticks all the boxes and so much more. And that's just the photo, to be there
Alex Slipchuk - 26/Jun/12
well done Mike!great photo - 26/Jun/12
Fantastic photo, makes me want to get good enough to climb it myself!
switch9 - 26/Jun/12
A touch of Lost World / Jurassic Park - brilliant photo
Barney - 26/Jun/12
Absolutely gorgeous photo - really atmospheric
marksykes - 28/Jun/12
Any chance of a copy? bit cheeky but you could sell copies. I've climbed the old man and have a picture on my wall but this is beautiful
MazElden - 09/May/13
great photo .Get it blown up and on the wall.I did this with mine and it looks fantastic.
jimxxx - 16/May/13
stunning shot
Mike421 - 24/Jul/13
absolute YOLO moment
harryhallsdad - 09/Feb/15
Very dramatic......
FJC - 14/Feb/19
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