In the spring of 2020 the coronavirus crisis temporarily interrupted my life as a landscape photographer, restricting access to my beloved Lake District. Allowed out just once a day to exercise I used my photography to reconnect with the area around the village where I live.
Men have excavated slate, copper and other metal ores from the Lakeland fells since the 12th century. Walking the 2 miles from the village of Braithwaite along the Coledale Valley will give you the opportunity to explore the last working metal mine in the Lake District.
Photo essay telling the story of my morning climbing Sheffield Pike.