Resources for Photographing the Canadian Rockies

A list of resources that will help you photograph the Canadian Rockies – books, websites and apps you can leaf through for yourself to identify your next photo sweet spots.

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Paul Zizka Photography: Top 16 of 2016

As a photographer, I love to take some time each December to review what was created over the last year. I know I’ve taken a few images that are compelling to me if I can look at them and re-live my year through them. So, please allow me to share 16 images that are special to me, as well as the stories behind them. These are not necessarily images that others liked or that made a killing on social media, but they’re shots that got me fired up creatively. Enjoy!

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Photographer’s Review: Why Manfrotto Tripods Stand The Test of Time

As a nature photographer who has ventured around the globe, confidence in my gear is crucial; I need to know that my tripod will not underperform, fall apart or inhibit me in any way as I head into the backcountry for days on end. Enter Manfrotto. A company I’ve come to rely on over many years for several reasons. Here’s why.

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Classic Canadian Rockies Calendar (2017) Now Available!

Enjoy the best the Canadian Rockies have to offer through a collection of Paul Zizka’s classic photographs from this spectacular region. This large-format (11″ x 13″), 12-month calendar features a dramatic and varied array of Rockies landscape images – from aurora-filled skies to fiery sunsets, snow-capped peaks and jaw-dropping mountain vistas.

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Climbing and Photographing the Ten Peaks

This summer, I climbed the tenth and final summit of the famous “Ten Peaks” that tower over Moraine Lake. I didn’t originally set out to climb all ten, but after I completed the first few it grew into a side project to climb the rest and photograph from their summits. The resulting photos from this journey have recently been featured on Crowfoot Media in an interview with Kyla Jacobs!

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Fairmont Photo Workshop in Banff and Lake Louise with Paul Zizka

Spend five luxurious nights in the majestic Canadian Rockies! Make the Fairmont Banff Springs and the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise your ultimate base camp while you capture the beauty of the Canadian Rockies and fine-tune your skills under the guidance of experienced photographers on this once-in-a-lifetime photography workshop.

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Behind the Image: Glowing Home

Here is another example of combining two cool things to hopefully get something cooler than the sum of its parts. I love to photograph people who are truly passionate about what they do. I don’t mind if my subjects are not the best in the world at what they’re doing. I just love documenting people…

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Port-a-Grounds now available at your local Costco!

I’m thrilled to announce that Costco will soon be carrying several of my landscape photography products, starting with the ever-popular Port-A-Grounds as early as May 2016: Portable foregrounds for your landscape photography. We’ve all been there: conditions are perfect, except you can’t find a foreground to make the shot a winner. You run around, photo gear…

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