A Long, Hard, Winter
Many parts of Canada saw a long, cold, winter in 2017/2018. Wildlife also felt the hard edge of winter. Here the remains of a Bull Elk rest in Kananskis Country.
Early Spring at Castle Mountain in Banff National Park.
Rock 'n' the Castle
River rocks in the early morning sun under Castle Mountain in Banff National Park.
Mount Lyautley is illuminated by the light of the quarter moon rising against a backdrop of stars. Photographed in Alberta's Kananaskis Country. This is a blend of two images one 1.5 minute exposure for the sky with the skytracker active, and one 1.5 minute exposure for the foreground with the skytracker off.
The Milky Way over the Opal Range
A 36shot pano of the Milky Way over the Opal Range in Kananaskis Country. 3 shots were done for the sky using the skytracker mount, and 3 shots for the foreground. Assembled and blended in Photoshop.
Starry sky above Mount Indefatigable with the Upper Kananaskis Lakes dam in the foreground. Photographed using my skytracker with 1 image for the sky and a second image for the foreground blended in Photoshop.
Tested out the new skytracker camera mount at Kananaskis Lakes on Friday night. Amazing how many stars you pickup on a long exposure of the sky. This is a blend of two images one 1.5 minute exposure for the sky with the skytracker active, and one 1.5 minute exposure for the foreground with the skytracker off.
The Ice Magic Castle at Lake Louise in Banff National Park. I used two shots blended in PS to get this image. One for the background mountains and starry sky, and another for the brightly lit Ice Castle.
Chillin' with Louise
A cold night at Lake Louise in Banff National Park. The foreground is lit by incandescent light from the Chateau Lake Louise.
Water vapour rsing from the creek is backlit by the midday sun on a cold day along Louise Creek in Banff National Park.
Good Morning Louise
Lake Louise, in Banff National Park, after a record snow fall in the winter of 2018.
Misty Morning with Louise
Sunrise at Lake Louise after the record snowfall there on Feb7/8 2018. Photographed in Banff National Park.
First Light at Louise
The first light hitting the peaks at Lake Louise the morning after a record snow fall. Photographed an Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.
Blue Hour with Louise
Blue Hour at Lake Louise in Banff National Park after the record snowfall on Feb 7/8 2018.
A Pretty Fairview
The crescent moon setting over the shoulder of Mount Fairview . Photographed at Lake Louise, Alberta, in Banff National Park.
White Night at Louise Creek
Louise Creek near Chateau Lake Louise on a snowy winter evening. Photograhed in Alberta's Banff National Park.
A Night with Louise
A combination of fresh snow, moonlight, and light from the Chateau, transforms the area into a winter wonderland.
A Peechee Morning
A colorful sunrise over Mount Peechee and friends in Banff National Park. Find the bull elk!
Smooth ice on Upper Kananaskis Lake reflects the first light of the day on the peaks above the lake.
The Ice Line
Sunrise over an icy Upper Kananaskis Lake.
Morning light reflected of the glare ice of Upper Kananaskis Lake. We don't often get an oppotunity like this in the Rockies. Lack of snow through most of December left us with this lovely glare ice this year. Enjoyed by photographers, skaters, and kids throwing rocks!
The Crack of Dawn
Sorry I couldn't resist the title :-) Mount Indefatgable catching the first light of the day in Alberta's Kananaskis Country.
Going to the Sun
Animal tracks leading East across Laower Kananaskis Lake leading into the rising sun. Photographed in Alberta's Kananaskis Country.
Blue Hour at the Lower Lake
Blue hour at Lower Kananaskis Lake. Photographed in Alberta's Kananaskis Country.
I called this one happy trails since I liked this composition the best and few Geminids showed up in this location. When I got home and found two faint trails I was pleased! This is a composite of two frames taken a few minutes apart.
Geminid Meteors over Mt Lyautley
This is a composite image of two Geminid Meteors shot in 2 seperate images a few minitures apart. Being the Geminid Meteor Shower I thought there should be two :-)
Alpenglow lighting Eisenhower Tower on Castle Mountain in Banff National Park
One Man's Castle
Alpenglow lighting Castle Mountain in Banff National Park.
Fresh snow and sunet light on Castle Mountain in Banff National Park.
A little sunset gold on Castle Mountain in Banff National Park.
Snow Day at Peyto Lake
I managed to get up to Peyto Lake after an early autumn snowfall and photographed this peaceful scene. Photographed in Banff National Park.
On the Trail
Morning light at Bow Lake in Banff National Park.
The setting moon over Bow Lake in Banff National Park.
Alpenglow on the Sisters
The Three Sisters near Canmore, Alberta, bathed in some late evening alpenglow.
Evening with the Sisters
The Three Sisters, near Canmore, Alberta, in their evening clothes.
Winter on the Emerald River
Mount Stephen Looms over the Emerald River in Yoho Naional Park.
Winter on the Bridge
The Natural Bridge in Yoho National Park in Winter.
The Natural Bridge in Winter Clothes
The natural bridge and Mt Stephen in Winter. Photographed in Yoho National Park.
The top of, I belive, Mt Deville showing through the clouds above Emerald River. Photographed in Yoho National Park, BC.
Morning Light on Mount Rundle
Mount Rundle is illuminated by the 1st light of dawn. Photographed in Banff National Park.
A Peechee Sunrise
The 1st light of dawn lights the clouds over the shoulder of Mount Peechee in Banff National Park.
A Peechee Moon Rise
The Crescent Moon rising over the shoulder of Mount Peechee Just before sunrise. Photographed in Banff National Park.
Blue Hour at Johnson
Predawn light at Johnson Lake in the Canadian Rockies.
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