Rural landscapes: reflecting the April sunrise


Beautiful prairie ponds, each with some ice formed during the cold overnight, flanked the road between the Trans Canada Highway and Cochrane, a charming town west of Calgary. I photographed both in the first light of day, but this might be the most compelling image because of the dramatic sky and decent reflections. Searching for photogenic ponds is my main photo mission in April and May and pictures like this make it clear what drives me. 🙂
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter, graduated density (darkening) filter on the sky

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One thought on “Rural landscapes: reflecting the April sunrise

  1. You are certainly succeeding at your mission, Frank, finding photogenic ponds. This is a stunning photo of the beautiful Canadian prairie and that gloriously vast sky. Outstanding reflections.

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