Setting Off

Two walkers begin the long journey up Langstrath after sheltering from constant showers rattling across the hills. A sudden clearing from the west brought sunlight flooding through the valley, flashing silver on the river’s graceful curves whilst filling the valley with chasing cloud shadows and sparkling light.

Location and conditions


mid afternoon, westerly wind, showers, cool

Technical notes

camera: Linhof Master Technika 5×4 camera

lens: 400mm Fujinon lens.

exposure: 1/15sec f22

film: fuji provia RDP 5×4