Natural landscapes: when November looks like January

SHERBROOKE CREEK,
YOHO NATIONAL PARK,
BRITISH COLUMBIA

I parked on the side of the Trans Canada Highway, near the Alberta-British Columbia border, and waded through 18 inches of snow to reach a viewpoint where I could clearly see the gobsmacking beauty of this mountain stream in late autumn.
There wasn’t much colour in this scene, so it was a no-brainer to go black-and-white. The other thing I had to do was go for a long exposure to make the water silky and help lead your eyes on a diagonal path through the picture.
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter, two neutral density (darkening) filters

Click/tap on the picture for a larger view.

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One thought on “Natural landscapes: when November looks like January

  1. It is a real pleasure to see this stunning Canadian Rocky scene, Frank. Your intrepid stamina, to wade through 18 inches of snow, and your ability to perform in cold temperatures is very much appreciated. Fantastic photo.

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