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Wistman's Wood

By blohum  
Another day, another location that can be crossed of my photographic hit-list! ..Wistmanís Wood is located in the heart of Dartmoor and forms one of only three remote high-altitude oakwoods to remain there. The oldest Oaks are believed to be around 400-500 years old while the name is derived from the dialect word 'wisht' meaning 'eerie/uncanny', itís quite easy to see why!..Unfortunately it also seems that my favourite lens, the Olympus 9-18mm will have to take a trip back for servicing, trying to use auto-focus on anything greater than 14mm is making some strange noises... hereís hoping for a quick turnaround.

Tags: Wide angle Panasonic Rocks Tree Dartmoor Micro four thirds Ultra wide Oakwood Boulders Two bridges Landscape and travel M43 National nature reserve GX7 Olympus 9-18mm F4.0-5.6 West Dart River Wistman's Wood high-altitude oakwood high-altitude oakwoods

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Therapy 3 3 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2016 2:51PM
What a magical location, and well captured

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13 Jul 2016 5:04PM
Love the light!
Excellent capture!
13 Jul 2016 8:30PM
Excellent capture *** SmileSmileSmile
MiguelB 3 1 3
13 Jul 2016 9:42PM
been planning to get down around here for a week-end over-nighter, just the sort of the to wet the appetite!
blohum 3
13 Jul 2016 10:37PM
Thank for the comments everyone! Smile

It's definitely worth a visit Miguel... the Two Bridges Inn is nice, in the middle of the moors and about as close as you can get to the woods in a car anyway!

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