Springtime Stars

I went out last night with the sole intention to shoot time-lapse material for Mountains In Motion at the Hoodoos near Banff. It was such an amazingly beautiful night out though that I could not help dropping by Vermilion Lakes before calling it a day. I spent a beautiful hour there under the stars.

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My Contribution to LIVE! with Kelly

The very popular show LIVE! with Kelly is here in Banff to broadcast four of their episodes, and this has created quite the buzz in our little town. I am excited to be providing the landscape images for the show and showing off our amazing part of the world to millions of viewers. Here is…

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A Morning at Vermilion Lakes

Many people call this location “overshot”. While the Lakes are definitely a world-famous photo hot spot, I find that they keep changing and surprising me with new moods and colours, and I expect they will remain one of my favourite photo locations for a long time. Even if I was ever to encounter the exact…

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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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A Taste of Winter in Banff National Park

With all the recent time spent in exotic locations, I have been guilty of neglecting my own neck of the woods, which happens to be one of the most beautiful places in the world, particularly in the winter. Here are a few images that celebrate the incredible beauty of the place I am lucky to…

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2011 Leftovers – A Good Year!

It has been another great year at Paul Zizka Photography and I want to thank you all for your support again this year. I was fortunate to be able to spend a considerable amount of time documenting some of the world’s most spectacular corners over the last 12 months, from Nepal to Nunavut to our…

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Daily Photo – The Chieftain

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. The Chieftain Despite reaching higher into the sky, Hungabee Mountain exists in the shadow of neighbouring Mts Lefroy and Victoria, perhaps because it is not as prominent from the roads. Still, it remains a formidable sight, its black, crumbling rock rising sheerly at the…

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