Sunday, 26 December 2010

Hen Cloud

Hen Cloud
Hen Cloud is a gritstone outcrop between The Roaches and Ramshaw Rocks. Clud is a Celtic word meaning "rock" and Hen may be a corruption of "Herme", the Celtic fertility god, or "Henge", steep - so Herme's Rock or Steep Rock. These rocks are only 3 miles from Leek, just inside the boundary of the Peak District National Park.
(Canon EOS 60D, Sigma 17-70mm @ 23.0mm, 1/500s @ f/3.5)

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