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On our way back home to North Wales from a long weekend in England's Lake District my wife Liz and I were determined to wring the last ounce of enjoyment from our mini-break.
So instead of just getting on the M6 motorway and blasting homewards we took a diversion eastwards out of Cumbria and into the Yorkshire Dales along the A684, in the direction of Sedbergh.
Driving along, we found a great viewpoint with a layby where we stopped for a bite to eat and for me to take a few photos of the lovely rolling landscape, dotted with farms and sheep.
This view gives a good idea of the scenery on offer, enhanced by the dramatic storm lighting as heavy dark clouds filled the sky over brooding hills with a farm in the foreground still brightly lit by the summer sun.
Filename - yorkshire dales 04
Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2 DSLR
Lens - 24-105mm Zoom @ 55mm
Exposure - 1/60 sec @ f/8, ISO100
Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours. 2 stop neutral density filter used to reduce the brightness of the sky relative to the land.
Location - Yorkshire Dales near Sedbergh, England
Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Handheld exposure with image enhancements.
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