Ice Flow

Launchy Gill, above Thirlmere, was locked in an icy carapace after weeks of freezing winter weather. The upper falls were a tricky challenge to scramble up with the heavy 10×8 camera, but ice conditions were quite superb and the water was still flowing, just.

Location and conditions

Launchy Gill, Thirlmere

freezing, late afternoon, northerly breeze

Technical notes

camera: Toyo 10×8 field camera

lens: nikkor 450mm lens

exposure: 4sec f64

film: fuji provia RDP 10×8