Langdale from Esk Pike

From the summit of Esk Pike mists begin to envelop the hills surrounding Langdale. The long walk back down Rossett Gill and Mickleden through deep snow in the dark was extremely fatiguing with such a heavy camera though well worth it for the view in such conditions.

Location and conditions

Esk Pike

after sunset, cold, mid winter

Technical notes

camera: Toyo 10×8 field camera

lens: nikkor 450mm lens

exposure: 4sec f45

film: ilford FP4 10×8