Launchy Gill 2

As the river nears the valley floor it becomes, in spate, increasingly boisterous with great spumes of water thrown up into the air. It finally crashes through the last steep corners and out into the relative calm of the lake.

Location and conditions

Launchy Gill, Thirlmere

early autumn, dull overcast, afternoon, showers

Technical notes

camera: hasselblad 503cw camera

lens: 80mm plannar lens

exposure: 1/60sec f4

film: fuji velvia RVP 6x6cm