Hawthorn Tree

The old drove road over Dunmail Raise from Grasmere holds many unexpected charms, not least of which are the gnarled but characterful Hawthorn trees.

Location and conditions

The Drove Road, Dunmail Raise, Grasmere

late winter, mild, bright sunshine

Technical notes

camera: Linhof Master Technika 5×4 field camera

lens: zeiss jena 165mm lens

exposure: 2sec f2.7 (10 stop ND)

film: ilford FP4 5×4