Rydal Oak in Winter

Overnight snow accentuates the flowing curves of this elegant oak tree, growing above the dark waters of Rydal. The stillness of this morning was profound, enough snow had fallen to stop most cars along the main road to Grasmere and every sound was muted and soft.

Location and conditions

Rydal Water

early morning, snow showers, overcast

Technical notes

camera: Hasselblad 503cw camera

lens: 50mm distagon lens

exposure: 1/2sec f22

film: fuji provia RDP