Dent Head Viaduct by Simon Bowen

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I took this picture whilst walking the Dales Way from Ilkley near my home to Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District. During the morning I’d had every kind of poor weather – wind, rain and snow. But as I dropped down into upper Dentdale the sun came out. Many miles to walk in the remainder of the day before the sun set meant that I couldn’t spend time on composition and waiting for the light as I normally would with my landscape photography. This was just the scene as I passed through. Travelling light also meant using my little Panasonic LX3 compact camera, although I did allow myself the extra weight of a single neutral graduated filter!

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Comments

  • calvinincalif
    calvinincalifabout 2 years ago

    What a gorgeous image! Wonderful composition….

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations, this image has been featured for this week in The Beautiful North of England Group

  • Nick Coates
    Nick Coatesabout 2 years ago

    The colours here are fantastic – the dark clouds set off the sunlit fells beautifully.

  • Sarah Williams
    Sarah Williamsabout 2 years ago

    I love this picture, its stunning, congratulations.

  • Kat Simmons
    Kat Simmonsabout 2 years ago

    Lovely job!

  • Simon Bowen
    Simon Bowenabout 2 years ago

    Thank you, everyone. This really was the result of right-place, right-time as I walked through doing the Dales Way. If you’re interested, more images from my walk are on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/simonbowen/sets/72...


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