Patricia Lake & Pyramid Mountain by Vickie Emms

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Canon EOS 50D; 17-85mm lens
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While the sun was shining, and two days after the 20cms of snowfall in the parks, I found this beautiful scene at Patricia Lake against the backdrop of Pyramid Mountain, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Pyramid Mountain
Pyramid Mountain is a mountain in Jasper National Park, Canada named for its
pyramid-like shape. It’s located just north of Jasper townsite.
Patricia Lake
Patricia Lake, the site of a bizzare top-secret military experiment during WWII. ‘Operation Habbakuk’ was charged with building a prototype aircraft carrier out of ice and sawdust. The theory was that ‘ice ships’ might be cheaper and more durable than standard ships, and that they wouldn’t attract magnetic mines. In 1943 fifteen men spent two months building a 1-to-50-scale model prototype. It was considered seaworthy but full-size versions were never built because of the cost, and because the war ended. With spring thaw the ship melted and the wooden forms and refrigeration equipment sank. The lake is now popular with scuba divers, with roadside and submerged commemorative markers.

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  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 4 years ago

    Incredible capture hon. We did great that day didn’t we? Amazing reflections.

  • hi hon, yes we sure did, this day was wonderful for our photo shoots together. Thanks for your always welcome visit :-)

    – Vickie Emms

  • Debbie Thatcher
    Debbie Thatcherover 4 years ago

    Simply stunning Vickie!! Great Capture :)))

  • thank you Debbie

    – Vickie Emms

  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdover 4 years ago

    A wonderful capture of such a great view, well done.

  • thank you so much Davo

    – Vickie Emms

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture Vickie and such wonderful reflections. But you know the first thing I am looking for here……and as I say it doesnt exist lol……..Great shot !!

  • YES< it’s there right in the center of the image,,,,,,,,,,,see, it’s bright and cheerful? The sun, Sean, lol
    Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, hugs

    – Vickie Emms

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 4 years ago

    Beautiful Vickie …

  • thanks so much Barb

    – Vickie Emms

  • zumi
    zumiover 4 years ago

    what a sky and shot. beauty!

  • thank you Otto

    – Vickie Emms

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 4 years ago

    wow, what an amazing view, love this big time

  • thank you Luda

    – Vickie Emms

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 4 years ago

    Oh so wonderful and the reflection! The lighting is a wonderful capture

  • thanks ever so much Cianna

    – Vickie Emms

  • Wolfdocter
    Wolfdocterover 4 years ago


  • thanks so much Wolfdocter

    – Vickie Emms

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    B E A U T I F U L

  • thank you so much Lori

    – Vickie Emms

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