End of the Dene

I TOOK THE ABOVE image at the end of the dene – at the end of the old, disused railway line at Crawley Dene, Powburn, Northumberland UK. The recent Siberian Bear has turned it into a magical place where the snaa looks like fairy lint.

DENE (noun)

  1. a valley through which a burn flows
  2. a wooded valley; a very narrow opening crowded with wood

[Ref: ‘Northumberland Words’English Dialect Society (1892)]


Exposure: 1/60 sec at f/22 (camera on tripod with Image Stabilisation turned off; ND4 Neutral Density soft graduated filter )

Exposure Bias: 0 EV

ISO Speed Rating: ISO 100

Focal Length: 10 mm (16 mm equivalent with x1.6 crop factor)


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