River Brathay

River Brathay

Walking from the car park on the main road towards Elter Water you end up following the path along the river bank. The above photograph is looking west across the river and although the light was very bright and contrasty, I wanted to record this wonderful sky and how it was reflecting off the relatively still water. Although it was a little cold at the time of year I took this photograph, I can imagine it being a great spot for a picnic in summer when the temperatures should be warmer.

Blea Rigg from Blea Tarn

Blea Rigg from Blea Tarn

Although not one of the larger lakes and arguably one of the more difficult to drive to, Blea Tarn is in my opinion one of the most photogenic. Particularly from this side looking across the water towards Blea Rigg, seen here with some interesting cloud patterns / shadows. Due to the bright but rather bleak landscape, the trees on the left of the frame really stand out well, which was the focal point of this photograph.

Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Although this is very similar to a previously published photograph of Tarn Hows, I could decide which one I preferred and in the end had to share both. This one has the rippling water effect much closer to the camera and a more even distribution of light. I had to Continue reading “Tarn Hows”