Path by Wood and Stream

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Comments (20)

Closed on October 18, 2010

WooHoo! More fair maidens and white knights and ....... HEY don't tell me there's bottom sniffin animals here too... =) I like it!

Steven Stoddart on October 18, 2010

Hiya GG - Sorry, but not this time! I could photshop one or two in but that would spoil the scene!

It was a lovely spot.... Like so many of the paths through the lake district, volunteers have laid stone down to give the countryside more chance of surviving the thousands of feet that use them. This one has been done to such good effect I could not resist it..

Glad you like it....



cindy555 on October 19, 2010

Very nice Steve..

So they have paths going through this area good idea ..



joyfotos on October 22, 2010

This one looks like a secret forest and a bit spring like:) Lovely path! Like!

Steven Stoddart on October 23, 2010

Hiya Marion - The made-up paths are essential. Without them, the erosion would decimate the landscape...

Thanks for the like : )



Hiya JF - This was taken about 100 metres away from the woodland shot that I added a little sepia to... This walk had some serious ascents to it but, boy, was it worth the effort.

Cheers and thanks for the like


Steven Stoddart on October 24, 2010

Hiya JF - There was a stretch of this walk that fits your description to a 'T'..

This photo was soon after we entered and this one was as we entered a more open woodland. The trees were wonderful but what added to the whole experience of walking here was the stream that is to the right... It was our constant companion throughout this part of the walk. Because the path was steep, the water was like a continuous cascade...


I hope you had a grand weekend...



Annelies Vink on October 28, 2010

This is a wonderful forrest! like the beauty of it, I would walk hours and hours there!

Greetings, Annelies

Steven Stoddart on October 29, 2010

Hello Annelies - Welcome back! So glad you you liked the look of this place... We did spend a few hours walking through it and I feel we will make sure we return to this place the next time we go to the Lake District...

Thanks for stopping by...



BritPlom on November 4, 2010

superb light! This photo deserve a Golden Star! Greetings François

Steven Stoddart on November 5, 2010

Greetings François! Thanks for stopping by and leaving such an encouraging comment - it is much appreciated! I do like your icon... it is unique! His hat does not suggest a link with France at all ; )



Herb Riddle on November 5, 2010

Ah, my kind of picture Steve. . This exhibits the kind of ambiance and lighting that I so admire. I visit a lot of places like this, then scramble under branches and into streams to try and get similar photo's, so really do appreciate what you have here. Great stuff requiring a like.

Regards, Herb

Steven Stoddart on November 5, 2010

Hiya Herb - Well, I reckon you will have make a trip to this spot near Keswick then!! It was a great walk with a huge variety of terrain. If it is your wont to trundle about in streams then this spot will meet your needs!

With Keswick nearby, it is just the job... About 3 or 4 hours out and about then plenty of choice for a bite to eat once you get back to the town.

My enjoyment of finding spots like this and then photographing them almost knows no bounds but it is definitely boosted when others enjoy the photo's too - thanks for the positive words on this one..



Herb Riddle on November 5, 2010

Hi Steve - Keswick is one of my favourite places, especially as it has an Island named after me! In fact I have one or two nice snaps somewhere in my gallery of it's environs so I know exactly what you mean. Nice places to eat and visit the shops too. Cheers, Herbert

lozpet on November 10, 2010

Lovely place Steve, LIKE..LOZ

Steven Stoddart on November 11, 2010

Hiya Loz - This photo was taken only a few metres on from the other woodland scene you commented on.. The scene changed so many times during this walk...

It was a lovely place... and I am glad you likeed it..



Kalin Ranchev on December 7, 2010

Excellent photo!!!Wonderful forrest!!! Favorite + Like

Good luck,


MaryAlice on December 8, 2010

I love coming from the darkness into the light! What a magical wonderland. The rock walkway is just beautiful, as are the trees and deep green surrounding it all. Is that little red riding hood just over to the left, down the path a bit? I can't quite make out what I'm seeing, but it's definitely something. ( or someone.) This is a perfectly dreamy capture, luring me right in with such absolute beauty. ....... So inviting in every way!
Cheerful greetings tonight from Georgia, Mary Alice

Steven Stoddart on December 8, 2010

Hi there Mary Alice - This was a delightful spot.. To come across it was so uplifting.. The woods before this spot were pleasant enough but rounding a corner, we were presented with this...

The path has been layed by volunteers to prevent the hundreds (always an even number I hope!) of feet from wearing the path away. What caught my eye was, indeed, the path and then the framed light ahead.. It took a little digital trickery to get the lighting right but what was done to get the result you have seen was no more than the eye is capable of without any enhancement...

"Little red riding hood".. I love it! You have described Annya... my other half! She had gone off ahead to investigate a stream that was tumbling its way down the hill...

I am so glad you found this.. This walk was one the best we have done in the Lake District and I was keen to share it with others who I felt would enjoy such a sight...



like19 very beautiful path

Steven Stoddart on December 8, 2010

Hi there Stathiskouts - Thank you for your kind words... they, and your visit today are much appreciated :)



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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 18, 2010
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    by Steven Stoddart
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/14.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200