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One of the old iron fence posts on Steel Fell …looking towards Thirlmere, the Helvellyn range on the right and Armboth fells on the left side of the lake. 5D2, 14mm lens, f13, iso100, 1/50 sec. Processed with CS4, & photomatix

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lake, mountains, thirlmere, lake district, steel fell

Comments

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanabout 4 years ago

    my heavens … talk about leading lines!!! Oh David … exquisite composition … lines everywhere al all leading me right into this glorious image … and THEN … we get to talk about light … and focus … and detail … and exposure … AHHHHHHH!!!! Here … grab a beer … let’s put our feet up and just chat about this beauty all day!!!!!!!

  • lol … thanks Lois! What lovely comments … glad you enjoyed looking!!

    – David Robinson

  • mmargot
    mmargotabout 4 years ago

    Ah…I really like this for perspective on the vastness of the area. Beautiful and rather daunting.

  • Thanks Margot … it was damned chilly as well!! I tend not to wear gloves (actually…I’m not sure that I own any!!) but I wished I had done when I was taking these pics. It’s a fabulous place … and it really lends itself to wide angle shots. I’m trying to get to the top of as many of these as I can before my knees pack in!!

    – David Robinson

  • mmargot
    mmargotabout 4 years ago

    Maybe you could find some serviceable gloves and take them off to use the camera when you arrive… [sometimes I can be practical]

  • lol … that sounds like a plan Margot!! I might give it a go .. but I seem to have an inbuilt aversion to being too prepared … not just for walking, but life in general!!

    – David Robinson

  • funkybunch
    funkybunchabout 4 years ago

    outstanding shot, beautiful image

  • Thanks Funky!

    – David Robinson

  • and thx for the fave!

    – David Robinson

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful!!!!

  • Thanks Lorilee … I’m pleased you like it!!

    – David Robinson

  • justlinda
    justlindaabout 4 years ago

    My favourite of the three, brill………….

  • Thanks Linda … glad you like them!

    – David Robinson

  • AndyGii
    AndyGiiabout 4 years ago

    Amazing view. Well captured

  • Cheers Andy … it was a splendid day to be there … and it is a fabulous view!

    – David Robinson

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherabout 4 years ago

    fantastic shot

  • Cheers Sean … thanks for dropping by!

    – David Robinson

  • sigfusson
    sigfussonabout 4 years ago

    Stunning image David. The barren landscape makes for a very powerful image. Cheers, s.

  • Thank you for the lovely comment! It’s a wonderful place!

    – David Robinson

  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurrabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous shot David.

  • Thanks Gary!

    – David Robinson

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