Thursday, November 5, 2015

Great Second Life Destinations- Scotland in Second Life, Loch Noble Part 2- The Town Center



Loch Noble sets a new standard for realistic real-world destinations in Second Life. It is simply stunning and spectacular, and a joy to walk though and photograph. The landscape is scenic Scotland in late summer -- with spacious skies and the wonderful clarity of light that artists the world over in many genres have commented upon through the ages. A pastoral landscape -  facing spacious lochs bordered by glens and patches of woodland -- makes this destination appear to be bigger than just sim. The attention to proportioned scale -- and texture and detail -- are unmatched.

I highly recommend you visit this gorgeous destination. Please note a small portion of Loch Ness is a private residence and not open to the public.

SLurl:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Pinewinds/43/218/23

I featured  photography from the countryside at Loch Ness here on Tuesday, November 3, in my last post  which you can find here:
http://www.eddihaskell.com/2015/11/great-second-life-destinations-scotland.html





Photography and Windlight Information: 

The sim Windlight is automatically set to Annan Adored's Morning Dream which I used in these images.  My version of the Firestorm viewer did not carry this Windlight Setting as an option in Advanced Environmental Editor.

I added Morning Dream and other current settings by Annan Adored by the downloading a Zip File from this location and adding the settings to my Windlight folder. Instructions are carried on the home page of the link:

https://interstylefashion.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/my-windlight-settings-2013/

Note Windows 10 Users: I found my current Windlight folder on my C-Drive here.  Simply copy the XML files after you extract them from the Zip Drive, place them in the folder below, and save them in a folder for future use,

Program Files > Firestorm Release x64 > app_settings > Windlight>skies




For more blog coverage of and photography from Loch Noble:

Inara Pey
http://modemworld.me/2015/10/23/travelling-through-loch-noble-in-second-life/

Bitacora:
http://bitacora-viajera.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/loch-noble.html

Ziki Questi
http://zikiquesti.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/loch-noble.html





To see other blog posts from my coverage of great Second Life destinations (scroll down):
http://www.eddihaskell.com/search/label/Second%20Life%20Destinations


You can find current listings of blog posts from the best landscape photographers and destination bloggers here:
http://www.scoop.it/t/second-life-destinations











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