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Nestled in the mountains and rolling hills of England's Lake District, the National Trust lake of Tarn Hows is a sensory treat, and was high on the list of 'must see' places that my wife Liz and I compiled for our long weekend break here towards the end of July 2020.
There's a path that runs all the way round the lake, taking in woodland, secluded bays, and high moorland, and usually takes around an hour to circumnavigate by foot.
However, it took us a lot longer than that, not least because I was constantly stopping to take photos of the beautiful scenery that unfolded around every bend in the path.
Such as this view out across the lake from the point furthest from the car park, looking out over a sheltered inlet giving smooth water and lovely reflections.
Filename - lake district tarn hows 10
Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2 DSLR
Lens - 24-105mm Zoom @ 90mm
Exposure - 1/60 sec @ f/8, ISO100
Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours. 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used to balance the brightness of the sky with its reflection in the lake.
Location - Tarn Hows, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Handheld exposure with image stabilisation.
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