No particular rhyme or reason to these shots. They are simply the one's I liked best from this weekend's walking trip to the Lake District. (They are best appreciated at full-size, which you can view by clicking on them.)
Firstly, sun on the slopes of Helvellyn on Saturday morning.
Sheep may safely graze; a view near Thirlmere.
The slightly misty air bleaches the colours in the distance, but it's definitely an autumnal palette.
A view along the sunny valley floor towards the overcast hills in the distance.
During lunch we watched a group of climbers on a nearby crag. Here you see a couple of them after they achieved the summit.
I just thought it was a pretty view. Taken on the lower slopes of Helvellyn looking towards Thirlmere.
Another view from the base of Helvellyn, this time looking north(ish) towards Skiddaw.
A somewhat brooding view accross Thirlmere in the late afternoon.
Sunday morning was misty and sunny as we drove south towards Kendal.
And finally, a view north from the eastern side of Windermere.