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Thirlmere, Lake District #1

Shoreline trees in autumn sunshine at Thirlmere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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During our three day long weekend in the beautiful Lake District in late autumn 2017, my wife Liz and I spent most of our time exploring the less popular locations.

One of our favourite such spots, discovered on a previous visit, was Thirlmere.

This lake, to the north of the heavily developed Windermere, is much wilder and untamed.

It's also much easier to get access to, with a small road running along the length of the lake, dotted with convenient laybys and overlooks.

With a low angled autumal sun shining patchily through passing cloud, the trees and rocks by the lakeside glowed as they caught the intermittent rays.

A short hike from the car brought us to this lovely little copse, where we spent some time admiring the view and photographing the passing light before heading off to find the next beauty spot to enjoy.

Just a lovely scene.

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Filename - lake district thirlmere 01.jpg

Camera - Canon 6D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 24mm

Exposure - 1/10 sec @ f11, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.

Location - Thirlmere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

This image - 800x533px JPEG

Conversion - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Tripod, mirror lockup and cable release used to prevent camera movement.