Top 18 of 2018

Sometimes it’s not until we look back at a year that we see just how full it’s been. Months blur together as we skip from adventure to adventure, managing all of life’s demands in the interim. And as I dig through tens of thousands of images I can’t believe just how big a year 2018 turned out to be!

Photography-wise, highlights this year were trips to Scotland, Iceland, Mongolia and Namibia, as well to beautiful corners of Canada and the Rocky Mountains. In other regards, I’m grateful for the successful release of In the Starlight, receiving the Mountain Image award at the Banff Mountain Book Competition for The Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered, a growing community at OFFBEAT and the launch of our first-ever eBook: Paul Zizka’s Guide to Photography in the Canadian Rockies (Banff to Lake Louise Edition).

Thanks to my community for your endless support, for sharing my images and taking the time to comment on a photo. I feel extremely fortunate to be able to pursue my passion for photography knowing there’s a loyal audience ready to receive whatever comes out of the camera. There’s also some exciting stuff to come in 2019 that I can’t wait to announce!

Here is a selection of my favourite images from 2018, in no particular order of preference. Enjoy!

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Self-portrait at Mongol Els, Mongolia. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

2.

Alexandra Falls, Northwest Territories. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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3.

Fortress Lake snow caves. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Ardvreck Castle, Scotland. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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5.

Quiraing, Scotland. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Rhino at Etosha, Namibia. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Stutfield Glacier, Jasper National Park. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Aurora at Louise Falls, Northwest Territories. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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9.

Mount Athabasca, Banff National Park.

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Khongoryn Els, Mongolia. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Anticrepuscular rays and fireweed at Fortress Lake

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Climbing at Saddle Peak, Banff National Park. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Hidden Canyon, Banff National Park. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Breiðamerkurjökull, Iceland. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Bruarfoss, Iceland. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Gunnuhver, Iceland. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Svinafellsjokull, Iceland. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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