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Scafell Pike - From the Summit

By Andysnapper
Morning,

Well, I made it. After much puffing and blowing, sweating and swearing we arrived at the summit to join the hundreds of others who were already up there...... It is a very popular mountain.
Was it worth it, well yes it was, the views across the whole of the Lake District were fabulous and the weather was perfect. I had also taken my Rolleiflex up to the top and so I shot off a roll of film, this is I think the best of that roll. I quite liked the solitary figure giving the shot some scale.

All I have to do now is get back down... the worst bit for me Sad

Cheers

Andy

Tags: Lake district Film General Scafell pike Landscape and travel

Voters: NDODS, Ted447, LynneJoyce and 20 more

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NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
28 May 2015 6:30AM
Your efforts were rewarded with a magnificent view and capture. As you say the inclusion of the lone figure adds scale to your image. However I might have been tempted to remove some of the rather uninteresting sky with a letterbox crop. "Just a thought"

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Ted447 Plus
8 216 1 United Kingdom
28 May 2015 6:43AM
Well done on getting up there and the lovely landscape. Ted. GrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
28 May 2015 6:44AM
WOW! No wonder the mountain is so popular with views like that. You are right, that solitary figure adds so much to this image - scale and stories for us to weave. Take my UA for your efforts and for this delightful image.
Lovely well composed image great colour and detail, SmileSmileSmileSmile
BRITCHIE
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
28 May 2015 7:25AM
yes I have made it up once... but as you say coming down not so much fun
we took a wrong turn ....big mistake
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
28 May 2015 8:06AM
Worth all the effort to see this beautiful sceneSmile
Well doneSmile
NettaSmile
MaryFaith 6 59 New Zealand
28 May 2015 8:23AM
What a fabulous view - well worth the climb Andy - you did well!! Smile

Mary
Bantu 7 7 1 India
28 May 2015 9:57AM
Lovely wide angle capture,Andy.

Vikram
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
28 May 2015 11:39AM
Thanks for making it to the top Andy. Stunning view and beautifully captured. Here's my award for the effort and pleasure you give.
Peter.
IsabelC 6 51 10 Denmark
28 May 2015 12:01PM
The sky is the limit...maybe Wink Bravo for making it all the way up with other hundreds Wink Grin

A stunning view and the solitary figure definitely makes the photo for me Smile

Isabel Smile
PS: The Rolleicord would have lightened your luggage Grin...sorry couldn't help it... Wink
28 May 2015 3:29PM
A very beautiful mountain scenery ! --- You might have used the map - function for people like me , who have no idea where this place is (stupid me ) . --- Jukka.
brandish 7 3 United Kingdom
28 May 2015 11:48PM
Big picture big country,great shot.
Martyn.

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