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Ashness Bridge near Derwent Water, Lake District, England #7

Ashness Bridge near Derwent Water, Lake District, England

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For my wife Liz and I, a holiday in England's Lake District just wouldn't be complete without a visit to the charming Ashness Bridge, just above Derwent Water.

Parking in the National Trust car park, the bridge itself is just a short walk downstream, but unfortunately the best views involved clambering onto a wet rock in the middle of the fast flowing stream.

Always an exercise in balance, wrestling with a tripod while trying to avoid an early bath!

But the effort was worth it to capture some lovely views of the bridge, with mountains and a hint of Derwent Water in the background.

Mind you, I did get some funny looks from the passing hikers!

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Image data

Filename - lake district ashness bridge 07

Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2 DSLR

Lens - 24-105mm Zoom @ 32mm

Exposure - Various @ f/8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours.

Location - Ashness Bridge near Derwent Water, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - This image is an HDR blend of five separate exposures, each one stop apart to cope with the extreme contrast range.