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Wastwater in the Wasdale Valley( in the English Lake District National Park) was officially awarded the prestigious title of ‘Britain’s Favourite View’ by the ITV show of the same name, hosted by Sir Trevor McDonald. (Source www.golakes.co.uk )
I didn’t vote myself,and living in the Lake District I am spoilt with a plethora of views equally as nice,and I go on holiday to Scotland where the views are superb.I can see why it is much loved,and the skyline does form part of the logo of the National Park Authority.
Shot taken 22nd Jan 2011 from the roadside looking towards the fells at the head of the valley which are (left to right) Middle Fell (slopes) Yewbarrow behind which is Kirk Fell leading to a cloud topped Great Gable, Lingmell leading up to Scafell Pike, the ridge leading up to Scafell , and the slopes of Illgill Head by the lake with a partial view of the Wastwater Screes.
Sony Alpha 350 DSLR 18-70 lens,single RAW tonemapped in Photomatix Pro4.
Featured in
HDRI-No Holds Barred March 2011
Style,Class,Elegance Apr 2011
The Silky Touch Apr 2011
The World As We See It,Or As We Missed It Apr 2011
Lakes & Inland Waterways Aug 2011

Living in the English Lake District,Cumbria,NW England with a love of photographing locations in Cumbria and Scotland, especially landscapes.

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  • Davercox
    Davercoxalmost 4 years ago

    The reward (that view) when you go over that last hump in the road never ceases to make my hair stand on end!! Great shot of a beatiful place mate.

  • It would affect me the same way too if I had hair Dave…lol. Thanks mate.

    – Jamie Green

  • John44
    John44almost 4 years ago

    Excellent presentation.

  • Dank je wel,John

    – Jamie Green

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyalmost 4 years ago

    WoW !! Awesome capture .. really beautiful!!

  • Thank you Gail..much appreciated

    – Jamie Green

  • joak
    joakalmost 4 years ago

    yup indeed beautiful..but surely the best view is in the eye of the beholder..canny be bothered wi awards and that stuff..this is a guid photy mate

  • Cheers Pal,I couldn’t agree more (about the awards thingy)

    – Jamie Green

  • Clive S
    Clive Salmost 4 years ago

    Geesh Jamie. Lovely shot.
    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Cheers Clive mate

    – Jamie Green

  • cieloverde
    cieloverdealmost 4 years ago

    Fantàstica !

  • Muchas gracias Liliana

    – Jamie Green

  • 29Breizh33
    29Breizh33almost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous. I should see this in person to know if that will be " My Favorite View in Britain" as well. I!

  • Well,you know where it is…mdr

    – Jamie Green

  • mikebov
    mikebovalmost 4 years ago

    Its my fave at the moment
    partly because I will be seeing it for myself again in just over 2 weeks.
    My fave local view “The Seven Sisters” also featured in the program but didn’t make the final 4

  • I hope you have clement weather mate.

    – Jamie Green

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47almost 4 years ago

    It’ll do.

  • Ta

    – Jamie Green

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccarialmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Kathy

    – Jamie Green

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