Natural landscapes: the snowy spring lake

PRAIRIE LAKE IN APRIL SNOW, NEAR COCHRANE, ALBERTA

I don’t know the name of this lake, but I do know it’s been the subject of many very satisfying photos — especially because the road winds around it and up a ridge, providing this very picturesque overview. I like the colour version, but there isn’t a lot of colour in this scene so I’m showing you the more dramatic monotone version.
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter, graduated density (darkening) filter on the sky.

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3 thoughts on “Natural landscapes: the snowy spring lake

  1. Oh yes, the B/W highlights the many aspects of the landscape, Frank, with the moody clouds, landscape features, and wonderful water reflection. A wonderful photo, Frank.

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