Natural landscapes: avoiding the pool


When this glorious Canadian Rocky Mountain canyon freezes over, tour companies take people on guided tours to experience it from the bottom. It’s a fascinating experience and I was blessed to find this viewpoint highlighting an unfrozen pool. Because it had almost all the colour in this mostly monotone scene, I kept it in colour and turned the rest of the photo into black-and-white. The distant tourists provide scale to show you the size of this wonderful place. Here’s what the canyon looks like in summer:
Nikon D90, tripod.

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One thought on “Natural landscapes: avoiding the pool

  1. Gorgeous effect, Frank. The pool stands out with that lovely color and reflection. And the perspective with the tourists is effective too. What an astounding place this is.

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