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High Cup Hill Walking – Nature Pictures with Relaxing Music, Cumbria, England, UK By IRV

High Cup Hill Walking – Nature Pictures with Relaxing Music, Cumbria, England, UK

Enjoy some relaxing music with 30 scenic photographs taken on a relaxing walk around High Cup in The Pennines, Cumbria, England, UK. High Cup is east of Dufton, a small village located east of Penrith and north of Appleby-In-Westmorland in the Eden Valley, and next to the Northern Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The walk involves a farm track which was also part of the Pennine Way; the northern and southern crags of High Cup; High Cup Nick, the rock formation at the start of the valley at the tip of the flat-topped escarpment; and High Cup Gill, the valley and its beck.

Introduction

This is a 5 minute ambient background video that uses 30 still images of natural scenery photographed during a walk around “High Cup in The Pennies, Cumbria, England, UK” and is combined with relaxing music.

Video Components

Theme

The theme of the image relaxation video is focused on natural scenery encountered during a walk around “High Cup”.

Scenes

This ambient background video uses 30 natural scenes taken on a walk around “High Cup”.

Audio

The audio of this ambient background video is simply relaxing music with a slow tempo which I feel has a calming effect on the listener.

Images

This simple image relaxation video uses a series of 30 photographs containing a variety of images of natural things within each scene. Nature images are thought to have a calming effect and are good for relaxation.

The image sizes used for this image relaxation video are all uniform and the images fill the screen completely. Each image is allocated a 10 seconds time span for display to the viewer which is a good length of time. When the transitions are taken into account each image is fully viewable for approximately 8 seconds. These factors aid the focusing of attention and relaxation.

At the start of the video there is an introductory scene with a title displaying the location of the walk scenery. There is also a narrow band on the bottom of the video for the company name and copyright notice. This has been designed to have a low visual impact so that there is very little distraction to the viewer.

Transitions

There is a fade-in from black and a fade-out from black for the introductory scene. Between each of the 30 nature scenes there a slow cross fade transition. Also, at the start of the 30 nature scenes there is a slow fade-in from black transition and at the end there is a slow fade-out to black transition.

Special Techniques

There are no special techniques used in this ambient background video.

High Cup Hill Walking - Nature Pictures with Relaxing Music, Cumbria, England, UK By IRV

Conclusion

This ambient background video is focused on natural scenery encountered during a walk around “High Cup” with 30 photographs used. This variety of natural images provides interest to the viewer and is also good for providing a calming atmosphere. The audio is relaxing music which I find calming.

I think this is a good video for use as an ambient background video to provide a calming atmosphere whilst undertaking other tasks. It can be used in sequence with other videos or placed on repeat play. There is just a single title image at the beginning of the video and no interruption at the end, just nature images and relaxing music.