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Fleetwith Pike over Buttermere

Posted by
John Leech (Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom) on 18 March 2014 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Buttermere is in a beautiful and dramatic location with Robinson, Fleetwith Pike, High Stile and Red Pike towering over. It takes a bit more effort to reach the valley, so generally more peaceful than the central and eastern lakes. Taken in blustery conditions with a long exposure to flatten the water and show movement in the branches.

NIKON D700 8 seconds F/8.0 ISO 160 42 mm

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Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning. Wonderfully contrasted and processed.

18 Mar 2014 7:28am

John Leech from Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom

Thanks Basile

18 Mar 2014 8:24am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful work. Have a nice day.

18 Mar 2014 8:35am

@Aubélia: Thank you Aubélia

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

Wonderful composition and mood ! excellent long exposure and soft B&W !

18 Mar 2014 9:00am

@Anna.C: Thank you Anna

omid from mashhad, Iran


18 Mar 2014 7:52pm

@omid: Thanks omid

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent composition! i like a touch of classic/vintage look about this photo!

19 Mar 2014 3:17am

@DarkElf: Thanks DarkElf, it was a tricky one to process as the reflection and distant mountain were my main subjects but the tree off to the left and the triangle of headland jutting in from the right were proving to be awkward distractions. I didn't have expected this treatment to be an effective solution until I tried it.

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh j'aime cette douceur

19 Mar 2014 8:43am

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Nice capture!

2 Jun 2014 3:22pm

8 seconds
ISO 160
42 mm