On the road to Jasper National Park in British Columbia, we had a lot of rain, heavy clouds, and it looked like our photo ops would be very much curtailed. But there were brief reprieves, and this was one of them. Near Valemount, the upper winds shifted and suddenly we had a brief look at the first ramparts of the Rockies. Barely long enough to get a few quick shots and then the window closed again, but the drama of the huge crags appearing in and out of the clouds was worth the effort.The brief splash of sunlight on the trees also helped.
Sept.3, 2009, Sony DSCF828 camera.

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  • Berns
    Bernsabout 5 years ago

    Stunning,moody,beautiful.Great shot!

  • Thanks very much for your kind comment..glad you liked the shot!

    – Jann Ashworth

  • kkphoto1
    kkphoto1about 5 years ago

    Beautiful Jann!

  • Hi Kay, really appreciate your comment, and glad you liked it!

    – Jann Ashworth

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture !! Really like the clouds coming in through the mountains here : )

  • Hi Sean..thank you..we certainly had clouds on that trip! George was sure it was going to be a wash-out, but as it happened,the weather really gave us some great shots because of those cloud formations :)

    – Jann Ashworth

  • biddumy
    biddumyabout 5 years ago
    Misty and atmospheric and well worth the effort!!!
  • Hi there.. glad you liked this.. the clouds changed so fast I think doing a video might have been easier..lol!

    – Jann Ashworth

  • Susan Vinson
    Susan Vinsonabout 5 years ago

    Awesome! I love it when Mother Nature helps us out ~:)

  • Many thanks! Mother Nature was outdoing herself to change the scene every few seconds :)

    – Jann Ashworth

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 4 years ago

    October 15,2010 Wonderful view!

  • Oh wow, thanks so much! Just turned the PC on and sure was a surprise:)

    – Jann Ashworth

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 4 years ago

    Your welcome

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