Lake Buttermere is one of my favorite places in the Lake District - it's an hour drive from the central lakes and therefore a little quieter than many of the trails. With the silence and private feel of the lake, it's easy to feel like you have stepped into a magical place and become lost in the woods.
My hike around the lake was on one of the warmest and most beautiful days we've had in England this summer. The way the sun came through the tree canopy was incredible - it cast a soft light across a neon green bed of mosses and ferns. The result was too photogenic to pass up.... so I photographed virtually every tree in the forest! ;-)
After sitting down to edit the images, I felt these three best convey my feeling of being lost in a magical woodland, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed taking them.
Shot with the Leica SL & Leica 24-90mm lens.