Looking at the clouds

Hundreds of people marked the Summer Solstice at the ancient stone circle at Castlerigg near Keswick this morning. Many had gathered there the evening before and spent the night amongst the stones. Unfortunately for the gathered crowds the sun didn’t make an appearance due to the heavy cloud cover but despite this those that made the trip to this ancient site seemed to make the most of the time they spent there.

I went up there the afternoon before and spent that evening, through the night and into this morning photographing some of those who were there…

 

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Castlerigg

Visitors to the ancient stone circle of Castlerigg near Keswick in Cumbria celebrated the Summer Solstice and gathered at the stones to party through the night until the sun rose on the morning of the longest day…

 

 

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 TECH STUFF: Pictures were shot with a Leica M9 with a 50mm f2 Summicron lens and a Fuji X Pro 1 with an 18mm f2 lens (28mm equivalent on full frame). Images were edited with Lightroom 5.5 and Photoshop. All images are edited minimally using only techniques that could be achieved in a traditional darkroom.

 

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