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Wasdale from Gable

By JohnEW  
Back after a session in rehab. to kick the EPZ habit (didn't work). This is Wasdale Head and Wastwater taken through breaks in the cloud from near the classic viewpoint at the Westmorland Cairn early in September. Altitude, just under 3000 ft and yes it is straight, Wastwater always looks sloping from this viewpoint! f/16 1/60s ISO220

Tags: Cumbria Digitally manipulated Wastwater Fells Wasdale Landscape and travel Gable Wildlife and nature

Voters: mrswoolybill, newfocus, SpeedAltStar and 21 more


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mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.8k 2595 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 8:18PM
Thought you'd abandoned us! Welcome back...
I like the contrast here between the valley bottom and the fells, they're two separate worlds. Like the heavy dark cloud too.
Looks as straight as the Lakes are ever likely to!
Moira
Mikey_S 16 England
10 Nov 2007 8:21PM
Classic lakeland view - great execution.

Mikey
andrewrit 16 3 Northern Ireland
10 Nov 2007 8:32PM
Stunning shot
Andy
ringyneck 16 315 18 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 8:35PM
Lovely,great ,smashing,super.I NEED to be there.
Keith
richc 21 15 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 8:39PM
Classic shot John.
Rich
sherlob Plus
17 3.3k 133 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 8:40PM
I like this, but I would be tempted to crop the cloud at the top.

Adam
JohnEW 16 3
10 Nov 2007 8:47PM
Thanks for c&C so far. Interesting suggestion, Adam, the cloud is rather dark. However, the bright section beneath is in fact the sea, not sky, so it would mean cropping below the horizon, in effect.
John
shutter speed 18 370 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 9:12PM
Thatís a spectacular view John, good to see you back.

Ian
Neil_Higgins 16 35 3 England
11 Nov 2007 12:14PM
Its always a superb view from here, especially of Wastwater and all the fields around Wasdale Head, and your right it does look like the lake is sloping just like the one in my portfolio Smile

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