Abraham Lake and A Sense of Place

A few weeks ago I went out to Abraham Lake with my good friend and fellow photographer Olivier du Tré for a couple of days of landscape photography. The day prior to us leaving, the forecast looked dismal and all but guaranteed that we would not catch a glimpse of the Rockies during our time…

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“Mountain Immersions” – An Underwater Look at Banff National Park

As a Banff-based landscape photographer I am able to spend a lot of time at the iconic lakes of Banff National Park. I’ve been fortunate to shoot them in a variety of conditions. Winter, Summer, nighttime, sunrise, midday, sunset, you name it. I enjoy revisiting those familiar locations and marvelling at how different they can…

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“Skies Ablaze” – Another Aurora Night at Lake Minnewanka

Yet another sleepless night spent at Lake Minnewanka last night. And it was worth it. Immediately after returning to Banff from an evening ascent of Narao Peaks, I noticed the data looked good for a light show so I hastily made my way to my favorite aurora watching spot, Lake Minnewanka. The aurora danced on…

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Sacred Shores: Most Photogenic Lakes in Banff National Park

The June monsoon is nearing its end in Banff National Park and it appears as if summer is about to reach the Canadian Rockies at last. While open water provides thrills of all kinds to a variety of visitors, it is particularly precious to landscape photographers, who get their “foregrounds” and reflections back! Photography on…

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Yet Another Minnewanka Light Show

I spent another magical night yesterday at Lake Minnewanka watching the aurora dance. As some of you may know, I tend to end up there regularly when the data looks good and the northern lights seem likely to make an appearance. They sure did that last night. Two solid hours of blues, greens and purples.…

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An Unforgettable Morning

I just wrapped up 10 days of shooting all over the Mountains Parks with the crew from Mountains in Motion and the project is coming together very nicely. We encountered everything during those 10 days, including the snowstorm of the year, and the aurora of the year during our very last hours of shooting. Doug…

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Abraham Lake Aurora

The last few days have been action-packed as I have been spending time all over the mountain parks with the other members of the Mountains In Motion crew to gather new material for the film. Here is a still from a long time-lapse sequence captured at beautiful Abraham Lake, Alberta a few nights ago. The…

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Cairns of Gokyo, Nepal

These images are best viewed large – please click on them for a larger version. Cairns of Gokyo Cairns are plentiful throughout the Himalaya, but even more so in the area surrounding the village of Gokyo, where one finds them virtually everywhere. This one sits on the shore of the third Gokyo Lake, at an…

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