20/52: Over-Exposed & Under-Developed Pt. II
Straightest River in Lakeland
Yesterday, I decided to take advantage of the dryer weather we were due to experience this week by doing a solo hike around the Central Fells area of the Lake District along with Buttermere. I became aware of a little beck that runs from the fells of Fleetwith Pike (648m/2,126ft), Grey Knotts (697m/2,287ft) and Haystack (597m/1,959ft) into Buttermere known as Warnscale Beck. Judging from the maps, it looked incredibly straight with a tiny little bridge that crosses over it that I thought could offer an excellent composition. Thankfully, I was right.
The cloud cover was persistent and thick for most of the day, but I had done my research and was expecting it to start breaking up in the mid-late afternoon. In fact, my timing couldn’t have been better; as I approached the bridge that crosses Warnscale Beck, looking towards this scene, the clouds started to break up and the sun spilled golden across the landscape. A beautiful moment captured in a timeless scene. =)
Warnscale Bottom, Buttermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England.
“Straightest River in Lakeland” by Ian Hex of LightSweep is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://www.lightsweep.co.uk.
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