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"Buttermere"

By RonnieAG
Taken in July 2009, a view across Buttermere towards Green Crag, Haystacks and the northern buttresses of High Crag and High Stile.

Alfred Wainwright, the author of what are regarded as the definitive guides to Lakeland fell walking, left instructions that his ashes be scattered by Innominate Tarn on the top of Haystacks. And he left the following comment......"And if you, dear reader, should get a bit of grit in your boot as you are crossing Haystacks in the years to come, please treat it with respect. It might be me!"


(Apologies for not having been around much yesterday.....the old back has been playing up something nasty and could not sit at computer for long. Can only take quick look and "click" meantime. Sorry about that. Hopefully will settle soon.)

Details: ISO 640, 1/80 sec. at f/22.0. Viewing LARGE is I feel worthwhile if time permits.

Many thanks to all who voted for and commented on "Mauve Dahlia"......as always. I appreciate your attention.

Ronnie.

Tags: Lake district Buttermere Landscape and travel Haystacks High stile High crag Green crag

Voters: User_Removed, toniiixx, Imagephotographics and 61 more

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Comments


toniiixx 6 6 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 12:07AM
Got my vote Smile very pritty

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30 Jul 2010 12:09AM
Morning Ronnie - Beautiful well composed scene, well taken !

Chris
30 Jul 2010 12:14AM
Super landscape and a great image.
Rob.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
30 Jul 2010 12:15AM
I am a bit of a sucker for rocky FG's Ronnie !!
Good ones here.
Nice light and reflections too.
Super shot.
Mick.
30 Jul 2010 12:31AM
Beautiful place. Love how the green seems to fall into the water. Nicely composed.
30 Jul 2010 12:34AM
Good morning Ronnie, what a wonderful landscape, fabulous composition and beautifully captured. I hope your back settles down very soon.

Hugh
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1824 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 12:57AM
Beautiful place, love the green reflections.
LexEquine 10 19 United States
30 Jul 2010 1:02AM
Excellent & beautiful scenic capture with wonderful lush color, & excellent clarity, tones, & comp. Nice image rendering, Ronnie, and, hopefully, "your back pain will be on the mend, soon." Regards...Peter
great shot, amazing view, excellent work!
Paulo
30 Jul 2010 4:25AM
lovely location
30 Jul 2010 4:28AM
Beautiful image Ronnie. Everything about it is lovely...........Sandy
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
30 Jul 2010 5:01AM
Good morning Ronnie,
Yu must have felt quite at home there as it looks like Scotland, in fact, I thought it was at first, until I read the title. Not just because of that but it's a grand place and you have shown it well here.
Sorry to hear of your back problem Ronnie, afraid the knowledge of this must mut have been given during one of my missing periods, hope you're able to get over it soon.
Rgds., Jim
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
30 Jul 2010 5:35AM
nice one ronnie, like the fg rocks and moody clouds. sorry to hear you are struggling at the mo, hope things settle soon, lesley
30 Jul 2010 6:23AM
Lovely image my favorite place well taken Ronnie

Bob
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
30 Jul 2010 7:01AM
A beautiful image, Ronnie, well composed and captured. Carol
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 7:41AM
such a lovely scene, I feel I am there it looks so real, the toning so very natural, I also enjoyed your write up and thoughts of the great man himself having walked and seen this very same sight. Lovely work Ronnie and I hope you are feeling better today

Linda x
jaktis 12 84 Sweden
30 Jul 2010 7:45AM
Agree completly with Carol. I hope that your back gets better

Peter
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 8:11AM
good morning ronnie
great comp wonderful colour and light love the fg detail and that sky is just beautiful tip top capture hope your feeling better soon Wink
andy
30 Jul 2010 9:42AM
A fine view Ronnie with your usual well thought out composition.

Regards
David
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
30 Jul 2010 10:03AM
A very beautiful capture of this delight location, Ronnie, viewing this large is a must. Love how the light is catching the hillside in the middle distance.
Do hope your back's soon feeling better.
Take care,
TrevB Smile
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
30 Jul 2010 12:10PM
Another of your superb lnascapes, Ronnie. Love the delicate reflection in the Lake and the moody sky. Foreground rocks make such a good lead-in too. Hope that you soon recover from the back problem. So disabling. Re cup cakes, nope! Was banana loaves and loads of scones!

Ann
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
30 Jul 2010 1:31PM
Stunning,for a minute I did think I was looking at Wicklow another beautiful spot.

Aidan,,
30 Jul 2010 6:29PM
A beautiful shot Ronnie ~ what I would give for a crofters cabin here to finish my days.
Superb shot
Doc
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 7:38PM
absolutely beautiful
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
30 Jul 2010 7:40PM
Lovely scene, Ronnie. Really hope your back will be feeling better soon.

Sue
30 Jul 2010 7:44PM
Simply stunning Ronnie !! Take care of that back mate,been there,done that,got the cap as they say Smile
What a stunning image Ronnie, I love this, makes me want to be there Grin Hope your back is soon better.
Julie
30 Jul 2010 8:19PM
Such a beautiful relaxing image - just right for 'standing and staring' - a fine post. A bit like yourself - have been busy and a bit tired - not keeping up these days.
Pat
30 Jul 2010 9:15PM
Beautiful image Ronnie. Hope the back gets better.
Tony
sparklep 9 146 1
30 Jul 2010 9:37PM
This is lovely. I love all the different colours.
OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 10:28PM
Beautiful view Ronnie and beautifuly captured, lovely lush greens on the hill sides, really love this one its magical.
Shaun
Anjantoo 8 7 1 England
30 Jul 2010 11:45PM
Really beautiful scenery!
Hope your back is starting to feel better, remember if your back is hurting it's your bady telling you to stop doing something!
Jann
xxx
nickyv32 9 135 England
31 Jul 2010 7:04AM
What a grand sight, such a lovely scene, hope your back improves soon, I know exactly how you feel

Nicky
31 Jul 2010 9:22AM
Lovely, peaceful landscape. A
31 Jul 2010 10:02AM
A wonderful Wainwright landscape, Ronnie. Very tranquil and beautiful.
Dave.
SandraKay Plus
9 233 4 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2010 1:50PM
Ah, one of my favourite lakes and you have certainly done it justice, Ronnie
We watched the Wainwright programmes recently and loved them all.
Sandra
(Get well soon.)
3 Aug 2010 9:42AM
A great spot for sure so well composed and taken light again was not on your side but you have overcome that well click
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
5 Aug 2010 9:24PM
A beautiful lakeland landscape, you've certainly done this famous location justice in this shot
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2010 9:37PM
Great Lakeland shot Ronnie. Love it. I think the light was a bit better on your visit than mine recently. paul
12 Aug 2010 6:57PM
Wonderful image of a dream place! I don't know why but i feel a huge attraction for such places, lakes and mountains and fog and so on...i am feeling like this would be my birth place, my roots, it is hard to expain, maybe you think i am crazy...
Gabriel

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