A Night on Mount Rundle

Last Saturday I decided to “switch” into summer mode. I ditched the skis, turned my back to the icefields, laced up the boots, packed a fair amount of photo gear and headed up Banff’s iconic Mount Rundle with plans to spend the night up high. It turned out to be a good idea. The route…

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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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Daily Photo – Autumn on Motion

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Autumn in Motion Standing in this field near Vermilion Lakes, I felt like I witnessed the arrival of fall that evening. The clouds were racing across the sky, there was a chill in the air, and the colours were exploding all around the wetlands.…

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Daily Photo- Golden Rockies

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Golden Rockies An ant’s view of fall at Hillsdale Meadows. As if the Rockies were not beautiful enough the rest of the year, they are especially so in September when they see summer off with one last pulse of gold, shown here against the…

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Daily Photo – Vermilion Monochrome

These images are best viewed large – please click on them. Vermilion Monochrome This was the scene last Friday morning at Vermilion Lakes. No matter the weather, time of day or season, the lakes always have something to offer to the eager landscape photographer. Typically I visit the first or second lakes because I like…

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Daily Photo – Fall at the Lakes

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Fall at the Lakes Our last “great Canadian Rockies fall photo location” of the week is none other than world famous Vermilion Lakes. This image was made yesterday evening. This time of year one finds a lot of oranges and even reds on the…

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Daily Photo – First Light at Floe Lake

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. First Light at Floe Lake Today’s Canadian Rockies fall photo spot is stunning Floe Lake in Kootenay National Park, or the entire Rockwall trail for the matter, which offers some of the highest densities of golden larches one can find anywhere in the mountain…

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