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Hard Knott Pass, Lake District

By Stevo  
This was taken a few weeks back when after attending a wedding in Scotland I spent a few days travelling around Scotland and the Lake District, anyone who has travelled Hard Knot Pass will tell you it is not for the faint hearted, several times after stopping to take pictures I would find that I could not pull away in the car as it was so steep it would not go, but it was certainly worth the effort as the views were fantastic. Details of this shot are 1/60sec at f/10, ISO 100 and lens at 65mm.
Any comments good or bad welcome.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: PatrickSmith, Kris_Dutson, Tony_h1754 and 35 more

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Comments


mattberry 11 259 14 England
23 Jul 2005 11:19AM
super shot of what looks a beautiful place. Well taken!

Matt

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rogerb 11 2
23 Jul 2005 11:28AM
Stunning view.
IainH 11 82
23 Jul 2005 11:29AM
Gets my vote, I've driven through it many times
pfheyes 11 254 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2005 11:32AM
Captures the atmosphere of the place beautifully. Love the mix of sun and shade on this.

Pete
markharrop 11 191 England
23 Jul 2005 11:34AM
Excellent sense of scale on this shot. Superb!
Mark
BruceC 10 171
23 Jul 2005 11:39AM
It's very difficult to give an impression of the scale of a vista, and this image does it really well. It carries the eye through, and the colours and light are excellent.

Bruce
TrevorS 10 7
23 Jul 2005 11:39AM
Great landscape :o)
Trev
Snapper_T 11 860 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2005 11:44AM
Nice view and colours. Like the way the stream meanders through the valley.
Trev
elcid 11 150 England
23 Jul 2005 11:56AM
Great shot, well done.

Bill.
ericfaragh 12 123 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2005 11:58AM
Good light and shadow across the landscape.
cdm36 Plus
12 391 7 England
23 Jul 2005 12:06PM
Very nice, good light falling across the scene,

Chris.
BenF 10 14 United States
23 Jul 2005 12:08PM
Beautiful shot.
babs4 11
23 Jul 2005 12:35PM
A beautiful landscape
Davidmet 10 209 1 England
23 Jul 2005 12:35PM
Cracker of a shot with fantastic sense of distance. Fine piece of work.. Clicked. Dave M
User_Removed 10 4.9k England
23 Jul 2005 1:29PM
Lovely shot, from a much used viewpoint.
Col
Stevo 11 4
23 Jul 2005 1:29PM
Thankyou for all the kind comments, I am glad you like it as my wife said she won't be going back again, she is not keen on heights, so if I go again it will have to be on my own. Thanks again to all of you for taking the time to look and pass comment. Also thanks to IainH for his modification I like it.

Steve
deltafour 11 13
23 Jul 2005 3:27PM
Superb landscape; excellent composition.
*click*

Stewart.
Maddie 10 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2005 4:20PM
beautiful landscape
KathyW 12 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
23 Jul 2005 11:52PM
Love the patches of light.
bratboy 10
24 Jul 2005 12:41AM
Lovely Shot
Super composition Steve the colours and tones across your image are quite wonderful. Not the sort of place to go if you don't like heights, poor woman. You wouldn't want to pull a caravan up there.
I do prefer your own version or maybe a slight move to the modded version. Your image is so restful it would be a shame to spoil by making more dramatic.
All the very best
Dougie
kinfatric 11 550 9 Scotland
24 Jul 2005 3:39AM
The large view is quite stunning although it tails off to a bit soft in the background
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2005 5:52AM
Fabulous lighting.
Jeanie
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
24 Jul 2005 7:30AM
Great view and the light is super

Peter
zaak 11 6 England
24 Jul 2005 10:22AM
Superb landscape, I llove the sense of scale created in this.
Frank
Stevo 11 4
24 Jul 2005 11:51AM
Thaks again to everyone who has taken the time to view and pass comment on my picture, it is greatly appreciated and I am glad you like it.

Steve.
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
25 Jul 2005 9:56AM
A grand view! Looks like the glaciers carved this one out. The colours and lighting here are fantastic.
Patrick

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