When I asked this woman if I could take her photograph, she replied, "Why would you want a photograph of an old lady like me?" This is a response I hear quite often. I'm always surprised when some of the women I photograph don't realize how inspiring and vibrant they truly are. After the shoot, she smiled and I thanked her for making my day.
The Peak District National Park features some of England’s wildest, most beautiful scenery: pretty villages, historic sites, grand houses, fascinating limestone caves and the southernmost hills of the Pennines. www.lonelyplanet.com/england/the-midlands/peak-district#ixzz3FTQQHrlQ