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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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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