Peyto Lake by Karl Lindsay

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We stopped at Peyto Lake on our drive up the magical Icefield Parkway through the Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada. Our Canadian family members said it was the first time they had seen it with reflections on it. It was quite spectacular and the cloudy weather added to the drama!

HDR processed using the Photomatix plugin for Aperture. 3 photos bracketed from -2 to 0.

Sony Alpha 200
ISO 100 | 18mm | f/8 | 1/500, 1/250, 1/125


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I am a twenty-something Australian who loves to travel. I have completed a double degree in Human Resource Management and International Development and hope to continue traveling as I work on changing the world.

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  • Gavin J Hawley
    Gavin J Hawleyalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning image. Its an awesome place isnt it Karl.

  • Thanks Gavin. The Rockies are awesome!

    – Karl Lindsay

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture Karl

  • Thanks Wazza

    – Karl Lindsay

  • icesrun
    icesrunalmost 4 years ago

    Very lovely and the reflections are great!

  • Thanks. I love that region

    – Karl Lindsay

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 4 years ago

    that is stunning Karl, I have never seen it with reflections either, well a little this summer, but nothing like this. How gorgeous. The lighting was perfect for you

  • Thanks Vickie – It’s a beautiful place!

    – Karl Lindsay

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 4 years ago

    Please add Canada to your location, as per the Alberta group guidelines.

  • Done :) – I must have thought the Canadian Rockies would be fine haha

    – Karl Lindsay

  • Jan Fijolek
    Jan Fijolekalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thank you Jan

    – Karl Lindsay

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...almost 4 years ago

  • Clive S
    Clive Salmost 4 years ago

    Lovely shot Karl. The water looks like it is painted in.
    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • clydeessex
    clydeessexalmost 4 years ago

    really nice work Karl …. this is a lovely example of natural HDR

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    Hello, please add this or a similar image to our challenge in _Alberta~Wild Rose Country called Let’s Go to Banff. There is a $20 voucher to win.

  • Thanks Vickie! Added.

    – Karl Lindsay

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