What I saw in the peaks

Five locations in one day.

Bakewell

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Best shop in bakewell (imo)
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Connor in cafe
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Geese upstream
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Doggo

Arbor Low Stone Circle

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Tom & Luke
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Lunch
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Wildflowers
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Tom loves life
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Antiquities
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Close up of one of the stones

Hathersage

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The alpkit store
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Hathersage wit

Derwent dam

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Derwent Reservoir
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Derwent dam

Burbage valley (north)

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Connor
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Connor & Tom
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Luke
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Luke & view
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View

Leica m2/ v.c 35 2.5. Kodak tri-x rated at el 1600.

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What I saw in the peaks

Stuff I saw at Ladybower reservoir & win hill

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The reservoir from the dam
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The dam
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The reservoir from the side
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The reservoir from the lake shore
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Waters edge
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Found; piled wood
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Found; Bottle
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Found; Flatcap
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Footprints
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Sculpture at Heatherdene
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Sculpture at Heatherdene 2
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Raining whilst walking to win hill
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River Derwent
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Found; Tonic water
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Climbing Win hill 1
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Climbing Win hill 2
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Climbing win hill 3
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Parkin clough
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Sign
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Sheep
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The sheep that followed
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The top
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The very top
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The actual top
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View from the top looking towards mam tor
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Heather at the top
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Plantation on the way down
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Trees blocking the path
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One last picture from the dam

Shot with a xpro1 and a industar69 with a modified fujifilm black and white red profile.

Stuff I saw at Ladybower reservoir & win hill

Stuff I saw at surprise view / padley gorge

Today we hiked a circle of surprise view, owler tor, higger tor, carl wark to padley gorge and back. Despite nearing Christmas time, and the water logged paths, it was like a spring day.

I took the below with my tiny rangefinder, Olympus 35RC + yellow filter with hp5 rated at 1600, trying to train myself to meter at 1600 without a meter. The Oly 35Rc is just as sharp as the MjuII, but with complete control and no batteries if you don’t use the meter. I am also in the process of editing some 6 x 17 pinhole images from the walk.

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Sun rise over mother cap tor
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Tom and Finn + reel jam crease
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Two blondes and Finn
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View from Higger
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Side of Higger Tor
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Carl Wark
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Dan
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Luke having coffee in padley gorge
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Finn – not knowing his lead is undone
Stuff I saw at surprise view / padley gorge

Stuff I saw – Kinder scout / MJU II (2)

As I wrote in the previous post, I had another visit to kinder scout. We started up Grindsbrook knoll, wandered about on kinder scout taking photos, and came down jacob’s ladder.

Ascending grindsbrook knoll, we wanted to get the views and the hard part over and done with. Unfortunately, as we walked up, the clouds came in and we started walking in rain clouds. We couldn’t see very far in front of us, so I just took shots of Finn when we took a breather. Towards the afternoon the weather cleared enough for pinhole shots.

Here are a few HP5 snapshots, pushed one stop, and taken with my MJU II.

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Starting up Grindsbrook knoll
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Finn vs Grindsbrook knoll
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Tongue out
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Tom vs the weather
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Crowden clough
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“Nice view”
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Boots
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Finn conquers kinder scout
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Tom & Finn posing for GQ magazine
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Jacob’s ladder
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Sheep of Upper booth
Stuff I saw – Kinder scout / MJU II (2)

Pinholes from Kinder scout

Yesterday, a few of us and a dog hiked a circle up and round kinder scout. The reality so subtle 6×17 weighed heavy in my backpack alongside a tripod and my packed lunch, but it was worth it for the images.

These 4 images make up an entire roll of medium format, Fuji acros 100. Because of the small number of images made per roll, setup time, exposure and developing, it’s taking a long time to make a series for my portfolio.

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Waterfall near crowden clough
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View from the clough
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Stream at Jacobs ladder

I also took my mju ii, and will make another post with those images when I get round to developing them.

Pinholes from Kinder scout

Stuff I saw – Kinderscout / MJU II

I recently found a mju II going for the right price on ebay (not much over £50, rather than silly three figure numbers). I wanted to take it hiking with it being tiny, disappointingly it suffers with light leaks out the wazoo. I will do another post on the camera if I can get it to work properly.

Edale village is tiny with two pubs and one post office, however it’s full of ramblers with the village being at the foot of Kinderscout plateau. It is also the start of the Pennine Way.

We went via Grindsbrook, a rocky ravine with fords, in the search for waterfalls so I could setup some pinhole images with the reality so subtle 6 x 17 -one can be seen here flickr.com/photos/dnh500/28758833540.

Grindsbrook, though not an easy walk or for that matter climb at the end, was nice. We got to eat dinner by a waterfall. We didn’t stay long at the top of the plateau but it offered some nice views for which I’ll be back for.

All the photos were shot with a Mju II / hp5 at 1600 (hacked dx code). Processed in HC110 dilution H.

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Edale station
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Starting out towards grindsbrook
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One of many waterfalls in grindsbrook
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Small waterfalls for days
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Final bit of grindsbrook
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At the top

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Stacks

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Walking down grindslow knoll and into sheepfold

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Weathered trees of sheepfold / edale
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Sheep of edale
Stuff I saw – Kinderscout / MJU II