A winter trip to the Lake District is a bit of a tradition in my family. It's become an important place to us and we've been fortunate to visit most years since I was about 3 years old.
Naturally it's a place I have enjoyed taking my camera around with me over the years. As my skills have improved so has the quality of my photos, leading to me take some of my favourites in recent years.
In the constant search for improvement I wanted to step up the quality of my photos and explore some new places during our most recent visit in November. It’s quite easy to go to the same places year-in-year-out, but when you explore somewhere new you can feel inspired and stimulated by new surroundings.
One of the highlights of this recent visit was stumbling across quarry caves in Little Langdale, in particular the inside of the ‘Cathedral Quarry’. Walking through the tunnel and seeing this cavernous space took me by complete surprise (watch the video further below to get an idea of the space).
To improve my photos I really needed to be more selective with the available light. If the light didn't complement the scene then I chose to move on. I hope this reflects in the quality of these photos and that you enjoy this series.
When exploring this area of Little Langdale I stumbled across this quarry space. Watch the short video clip below to get an idea of the space.
That rounds out this trip to the Lakes. I'm hoping I can explore some new places next time and capture even better photos!
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