Sunset over a river just outside of Banff, Alberta, Canada
March 2008

Every once in a while, you watch a movie that touches you and raises the hairs on the back of your neck…

… maybe it was because I was sat on a plane on my way home from an incredible journey and experience in Canada and maybe it was just because it was an incredible story, well told. A true story in which a young guy gives up all of his worldy goods to go and find himself in the wildness of Alaska…

Some pictures are worth taking, just as some stories are worth telling, go take a look


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  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 5 years ago

    What a magnificent scene, Paul! The Alpenglow makes this extra special, as does the reflection. I can see that you’re looking at this differently now :)

  • Thanks so much Mel… we actually found this location earlier in the day and the colour of the water were fantastic. But coming back later for sunset, we were definately rewarded with the Alpenglow… :-)

    – Paul Tupman

  • Trish Mistric
    Trish Mistricover 5 years ago

    Beautiful. Great scenery. I think now you have another title under your belt….not only are you the master of tones, but now master of sceneries. :)

  • Looks like I might have to get a bigger belt! :-)
    Thanks Trish, for putting a big smile on my face!

    – Paul Tupman

  • Christine  Wilson Photography
    Christine Wil...over 5 years ago

    such a fantastic scene could do with some of that water right now in this 43 degree weather

  • Thanks Christine, I’ll see if I can splash some cold water over in your direction… we’re just coming out of winter here in Saudi… give it a few months and it will be on the wrong side of 50 so I know what you are going through!

    – Paul Tupman

  • Naomi Frost
    Naomi Frostover 5 years ago

    This is stunning. Like Mel said, the Alpenglow really makes this a standout. A definite favourite for me.

  • Thanks so much Naomi and for all of your other comments today… very much appreciated! :-)

    – Paul Tupman

  • TextureoftheSin
    TextureoftheSinover 5 years ago

    That glow on the mountains akes this special! Lovely reflection

  • Thanks so much TOTS! :-)

    – Paul Tupman

  • ╰⊰✿Sue✿⊱╮ Nueckel

    Great composition,this image reaks of beauty! Love it.

  • Thanks Sue… glad that you like. :-)

    – Paul Tupman

  • Zaldy Infante
    Zaldy Infanteover 5 years ago

    the lighting is perfect.

  • Thank you Zaldy! :-)

    – Paul Tupman

  • DesImages
    DesImagesover 5 years ago

    The sense of depth in that water is incredible – beautiful glow on the hills too.

  • Thank you DesImages… I loved that glow too.. :-)

    – Paul Tupman

  • Rhana Griffin
    Rhana Griffinover 5 years ago

    Take me with you… Please please please please PLEASE will you and Claire pack me in your suitcases? I promise not to eat much.

  • Oh… go on then, if you are well behaved!

    – Paul Tupman

  • dbiggins71
    dbiggins71over 5 years ago

    This is lovely Paul. I’ll echo what others have said about the mountains – that light is beautiful. Beautifully serene, great shot.

  • Thanks Dan, it was a stunning place be so we enjoyed going there a couple of times to take it all in!

    – Paul Tupman

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