Windermere From Loughrigg Fell

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This is an hand held panorama made up from seven separate photographs making a print size of 52 x 19 inch. It is the view from Loughrigg Fell south towards Windermere and beyond.

I just kept my eyes on the path as we walked up the steep icy path. Looking down the slope at a blurry nothingness make me to nervy and as soon as I take my gaze of where my next footstep should be I always end up slipping.

Coming down was horrendous. I struggle to see my fingers at arms length so seeing where I’m placing my feet safely is impossible. With every step I expected to fly down  the fell. I’m lucky though to have taken with me a tiny guide, my wife, who resembled a mountain goat and kept me safe and well.

I was a bag of nerves at times but it was worth it, if you don’t do these things you don’t get the pictures.

Swirly Magnolia

Summer Sunset

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A gorgeous summer sunset over Clitheroe. Shot from the castle wall. I’m always surprised how many locals are up here in the evening. I can’t believe they used to lock the castle grounds at sunset, this is what we were missing.