Winter Bales of The QU'APPELLE VALLEY Saskatchewan by Leslie van de Ligt

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Canon Rebel T21, Lens Canon 100mm -400mm
Qu’appelle Valley off Highway # ll west, Saskatchewan Canada

A short drive on a Grey winter afternoon produced this capture for me.

Here’s the Valley’s Legend.

Valley of Legend

by Dave Yanko

QU’APPELLE VALLEY – Legend tells of a young Indian brave canoeing home from a hunting trip one evening when he thought he heard someone calling his name. “Who calls?”, he asked aloud.
A postcard illustration of a part of the old Hudson Bay Post
Stations of the Cross and Chapel, at Lebret.
There was no reply. “Qu’appelle?” he tried again, this time in French. Then came a reply from the hills on the other side of the placid, moonlit lake: “Qu’appelle?” It was his echo.

On his return home the following night he discovered the young maiden he was to marry died suddenly the previous evening. With her dying breath, she called out his name

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I am an amateur photographer from Sherwood Park, Alberta Canada.
Love scenery, wildlife and anything that catches my eye as being unique. Have a Canon Rebel XSI with a 100mm – 400mm Lens that allows me to get some wonderful captures!

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  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 3 years ago

    Well,…I would have thought you would have more snow then that,….
    Love the legend,…wonderful capture,…

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    This is beautiful sis.
    Both the operator and the T2i are going to be a great team. I love the black/white here showing up the type of day it was.
    Instant Fave sis

  • CanyonWind
  • Thanks for the feature Pops and one of my favorite banners :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroalmost 3 years ago

    Marvelous image, love it in monotone! Congratulations on your feature!

  • Many thanks for the great comment Glenn and the congrats. So appreciated! :<))Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaalmost 3 years ago

    Congrats on your feature, love it in B&W !

  • Your are so very kind Jan. Thank you so very much! I feel just honored today. :>)) leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Elfriede Fulda
    Elfriede Fuldaalmost 3 years ago

    Congrats, excellent b&w, lovely legend as well, Leslie !!

  • Hi Elfie and thank you so very much dear friend :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Malcolm Chant
    Malcolm Chantalmost 3 years ago

    THis is a beautiful capture Leslie, love the B&W finish, it looks really cold, even though you haven’t much snow.

  • Many thanks my friend. My you were fast Malcolm. Yep little snow but a nip in the air that’s for sure. Forecast says snow coming! :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Nicely done in B&W Leslie…most interesting read BTW

  • Thanks Larry much appreciated! :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • trish725
    trish725almost 3 years ago

    The Black and White challenge. February 2012

  • Oh Thanks for the Banner Trish! Fun Challenge that’s for Sure :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • nastruck
    nastruckalmost 3 years ago


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