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Tarn Hows Timelapse #1

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The story behind this video

The lake of Tarn Hows and the surrounding countryside really are one of the jewels in the crown of England's Lake District.

Run by the National Trust, this lake is partly man-made, having been two seperate smaller lakes in times past.

My wife Liz and I made a special effort to visit Tarn Hows during our long weekend break in the Lake District during the summer of 2020, and having been here previously on a very damp autumn day is was great to be able to walk around in actual sunshine for once.

The walk around took us most of the afternoon, with multiple stops for photography and snacks, including three opportunities for shooting hundreds of still images to create three time lapse videos, of which this is the first, overlooking the lake from the top of a hill near the car park as light summer clouds raced by overhead.

Video data

Filename - tarn hows timelapse 01

Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 24mm

Exposure (start of sequence) - 1/125 sec @ f/4, ISO100
Exposure (end of sequence) - 1/125 sec @ f/4, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours. 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used to balance the brightness of the sky relative to the landscape.

Shooting interval - 2 seconds

Location - Tarn Hows, Lake District, England

Video processing - Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Premiere Pro

This clip - HD 720p, 30fps (4K and 1080p HD formats also available)

Clip duration - 18 seconds