Sometimes it pays to look down at your feet. These small mushrooms, identified as Hypholoma Fasciculare, or “Sulphur Tuft”, were growing on a tree stump at the entrance to a driveway near to where I live. In some ways I think I prefer this kind of “landscape” to the big open views. Note that this kind of mushroom is poisonous—this didn’t look like a free meal to me. I'm no expert at mushroom identification, so if you think I'm wrong about what these are, I'm happy to be corrected in the comments.
I've managed to drag myself out of bed at dawn quite a few times over the past few months--it's not so easy in the summer--and it nearly always feels like it was worth it. Rydal Water is one of the busiest out-of-town places in the Lake District on a sunny summer day, but at this time in the morning it is usually deserted. There are more Lake District images on my Lake District portfolio page.
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These four images were taken with an Ondu pinhole camera in the Spring of 2016, in the area near to Pelter Bridge on the River Rothay at Rydal, between the outflow from Rydal Water and Under Loughrigg. I have been photographing this small area throughout the year as part of a project responding to the effects of Storm Desmond, which flooded large parts of the Lake District and Northern Britain over the weekend of December 4th-6th, 2015. I've been using several different types of camera--film and digital--in an attempt to capture the physical effects of the storm, but also the usual tranquility of the river and surrounding landscape. I quite like the distortion in these pinhole images.