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Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon

Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon

Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park to photograph the canyon’s famous waterfalls.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph the Lower Falls in a partially frozen state.   As you will see, there are two main waterfalls in Johnston Canyon. These two falls are known as the Lower Falls and the Upper Falls. The Lower Falls are the first set of falls that you reach on this hike…

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Landscape Photography at Canmore’s Three Sisters

Landscape Photography at Canmore’s Three Sisters

Landscape Photography at Three Sisters : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Policemen’s Creek outside Canmore to photograph the Three Sisters.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph the Three Sisters at sunrise.  Each of the Three Sisters has its own name. From biggest to smallest they are known as Big Sister (Faith), Middle Sister (Charity) and Little Sister (Hope).  In the traditions of the local first nations people, the Îyârhe Nakoda or Stoney, the peaks are also known as the three sisters. …

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Landscape Photography at Lake Minnewanka

Landscape Photography at Lake Minnewanka

Landscape Photography at Lake Minnewanka : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph a spot referred to locally as “Lonely Tree”.   This scraggly little tree just barely survives on a rocky ridge that sticks out into the lake. The nice part is that the tree can be photographed from the west facing east, which happens to be the direction facing the rising sun. So this is…

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10 Amazing Photographs of Banff National Park!

10 Amazing Photographs of Banff National Park!

10 photos that will make you want to visit Banff National Park : I‘m spoiled. I live within an hour’s drive of Banff National Park. Whether its weekends in Banff or early morning sunrise photography road trips, Banff never disappoints. But I don’t want Banff all to myself. I want you to visit and enjoy the natural wonder of Banff as well. So I choose 10 of my most recent photographs to inspire you to visit Banff National Park. These…

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8 Larch Tree Hikes in Banff National Park

8 Larch Tree Hikes in Banff National Park

8 Larch Hikes in Banff National Park :  Every fall the Larch Valley Hike at Moraine Lake is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.  Its almost become an annual pre-winter event for many.  In this year of celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, the number of larch pilgrims has only increased. Hikers are waiting as much as 2 hours to catch a shuttle bus just to reach the trail head. 

Top-shelf Instagram Spots in Calgary

Top-shelf Instagram Spots in Calgary

Top-shelf Instagram Spots in Calgary :  These days most people have social media accounts, whether it’s Instagram or Facebook or something else entirely.  If you’re like me, then you will likely post some of your travel and holiday photos on Instagram or Facebook.  And if you’re not like me, then you’re likely planning on posting selfies on Instagram or Facebook at those exact same spots.  

Alberta Rockies – Photography for the Non-hiker

Alberta Rockies – Photography for the Non-hiker

  Alberta Rockies – Photographic Opportunities for the Non-hiker : We have all seen those fantastic landscape images of a sunrise on a mountain peak in the Canadian Rockies in some incredibly beautiful mountain environment… you know, somewhere like Banff. Sure, they started climbing the mountain at three in the morning in complete darkness in order to summit before sunrise. Maybe sometime I will try that too. Honestly.

Drumheller – in the Footsteps of Dinosaurs

Drumheller – in the Footsteps of Dinosaurs

Drumheller – in the footsteps of Dinosaurs    Southern Alberta is world renowned for its natural beauty.  Wide open prairies, big skies, badlands and ghost towns await. All of this natural beauty makes for plenty of opportunities for a holiday photographer.  Drumheller may be your best bet as a base for exploring this part of southern Alberta.  And it’s right in the centre of the badlands at the start of the Dinosaur Trail so there are plenty of attractions for…

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