The Frozen Bubbles

The lakes are starting to freeze in the Canadian Rockies, and the bubble craze (and skating season!) are just around the corner. I get a lot of emails in the winter about the methane bubbles that form under the ice, so I thought I’d provide a bit of info so more people can learn more about them.

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15 Images to Get You Stoked for Summer in the Canadian Rockies

Get excited to get outside, get up high and discover something new this summer with this collection of Canadian Rockies images by Paul Zizka.

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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…

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Banff at Its Winter Best

When the temperatures drop, the mountain environment transforms and gains new character – one that is especially appealing to me as a photographer. Mountains draped in white, sun bursting through fog on freezing cold mornings, a monochrome landscape… it all adds up to some spectacular photo potential!

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Paul Zizka’s Guide to Photography in the Canadian Rockies (Banff to Lake Louise Edition)

Maximize your time and shoot like a local! In this 130-page opinionated guide, seasoned Rockies photographer Paul Zizka gives the inside scoop on 60+ locations between Banff and Lake Louise. Discover his top picks for subjects that are photogenic, inspiring and filled with creative potential.

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10 Best Backcountry Stays in the Canadian Rockies

When you want to leave the tent and cooking gear behind, there are numerous options for memorable backcountry stays in the Canadian Rockies. Here are 10 of them.

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10 Years, 10 Photos: Adventures in the Canadian Rockies

Here are 10 highlights of one decade of adventure photography in the heart of the Canadian Rockies!

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10 Favourite Places to Shoot the Northern Lights

I’ll admit it: the northern lights are intoxicating. For many years I’ve been drawn to cold, northerly destinations, both as a photographer and an adventurer. And beyond the desolate beauty and landscapes of these locations, whether it’s Greenland or Canada’s northern territories, it’s icing on the cake that they also provide us with the best opportunities to shoot the aurora borealis. 

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