lake district

A Moment in Time – Timelapses from the Lake District

Wastwater from Scafell.

Wastwater from Scafell

I’m extremely proud to present my first ‘full length’ timelapse video featuring landscape photography from the Lake District. ‘A Moment in Time’ features classic and timeless landscape views of Wasdale and Great Langdale from April and July 2013. 

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A weekend in Wasdale – Landscape photography in the Lakes

Beautiful early morning scenery in Cumbria

Beautiful early morning scenery in Cumbria

It’s been quite a long time since I did a blog – unfortunately I’ve just not had much time to myself to dedicate to my personal photography projects and so my blog has suffered. However, I’m about to embark on a week of landscape photography (which I’ll blog about soon) and wanted to catch up with a quick writeup about a recent trip to Wasdale in the Lake District before I set off…

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A weekend of Landscape Photography in the Lake District – Castlerigg, Derwentwater, Keswick, Ullswater and Red Squirrels!

Sunset at Castlerigg Hall Campsite

As it has seemed to turn into a bit of a tradition over the past few years, in the middle of April I ventured off for my annual landscape photography trip to Keswick in the Lake District. As last year I was meeting up and camping with a few photographer friends for what would hopefully be a great weekend of landscape photography and socialising. Unfortunately, after a dry spell, the weather forecast wasn’t looking great for the weekend we had chosen. So would it be worthwhile, or just a washout?

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Windermere – Classic Jetty Shot

This was one of the last photographs I took on my short weekend break up in the Lake District last weekend.

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Still – Long exposure at Derwentwater in the Lake District

A long exposure shot from a recent trip to Keswick in the Lake District.

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Castlerigg Stone Circle at Sunrise

This is Castlerigg Stone Circle at sunrise. Castlerigg lies just outside of Keswick in the Lake District and proves that there’s more to the region than (just) stunning water based scenery!

Boat on the shore at stormy Derwentwater!

This is another shot of the iconic boats on the shore at Derwentwater – this time the weather was quite stormy, which led to some lovely texture in the clouds!

Boat on the shore at Derwentwater, Keswick

If you’ve been to Keswick, you’ll know that this is one of the iconic images of Derwentwater – the little boats for hire, where people can take some time out and just relax on the water. Bliss!

Again, this photo was taken using a Canon 500D and 18-55mm kit lens, and again a 10 stop neutral density filter was employed to smooth the water, and remove any people from the shot.

Millennium Stone, Derwentwater, Keswick, Lake District

This is an old photograph from my first trip to the Lake District in September of 2009. This photograph of the Millennium Stone in Derwentwater was taken with a Canon 500D and 18-55mm kit lens. The smooth water was created by using a very dark filter which increased the length of time it took to take the photograph to around 20 seconds.

And no – I didn’t put the stone in there in Photoshop!