A Striking Contrast

What a difference a few hours make. Yesterday you could hardly see in front of you and the wind was gusting to over 50mph. Even during the night the wind was still up and the rain was lashing down. This morning the sun is shining, it is relatively calm and you can see across to the Treshnish Isles and Mull. What a contrast!

Clear views across the Passage of Tiree towards the Isle of Mull
Clear views across the Passage of Tiree towards the Isle of Mull

It is not just days and entities that can be contrasting. The term also relates to vision. Contrast is the difference in luminance or colour that makes an object (or its representation in an image or display) distinguishable. In visual perception of the real world, contrast is determined by the difference in the color and brightness of the object and other objects within the same field of view. (Wikipedia). This morning’s walk round the crofting township of Scarinish was marked by visual contrast, especially when viewed in black and white.
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 We continue our walk past An Sithean and down to the beach.
Wave after wave powers in as we look across to Scarinish Lighthouse.

White water washes into the Bay as we look towards the BT Tower.

BT Tower
BT Tower

Enjoy the sunshine!

This is ‘Life On Tiree’ – An Island of Striking Contrasts.

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