Pipe Dream #69: To Capture Sweeping Grandeur

I was really looking forward to visiting the Lake District this fall. It’s one of those places that you read about in Jane Austen novels and imagine to be beautifully lush and idyllic. And as with most things I’ve found here in England, it is.

It is always frustrating to try and capture the sweeping grandeur of a beautiful landscape. I used my widest lens, and still, I can’t seem to encapsulate how BIG a moment feels, and how clear and real everything looks. Looking at landscapes like this in real life makes me feel small and very alive.

Pictures that can’t capture how a moment feels to me are just rubbish. By the way, ‘rubbish’ is a terribly English word.

Even though these pictures only capture an inkling of the true Lake District experience, it is enough for now to remind me of what reality feels like and leave me craving a brighter one.

Psalm  8:3-4,



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