Boiling River

Just above the falls of Lodore the river seems to be caught in a gigantic rolling boil. Looking directly into the maelstrom which is the centre of the river one feels almost part of the energy coursing through the water and crashing over the submerged rocks in its headlong dash downstream.

Location and conditions

Watendlath Beck

autumn, mild, patchy cloud

Technical notes

camera: Linhof Master Technika 5×4 field camera

lens: fujinon 400mm lens

exposure: 1/4sec f22

film: fuji provia RDP 5×4