Photo Of The Day – Horsing Around On Lake Louise + 4 More

Title: Horsing Around On Lake Louise Location: Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, North America  (51°25’1″ N 116°13’27” W) Description: As the song goes, so go the sleighs around Lake Louise in the winter time. Camera Canon 5D Lens Canon 16-35mm L ISO 50 Focal Length 16mm Aperture f/7.1 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Downtown Banff + 1 More

Title: Downtown Banff Location: Banff, Alberta, Canada, North America (51°10’53” N 115°34’10” W) Description: Just your average shot from downtown Banff in the winter. Bonus Image ——————- Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 200 Focal Length 40mm Aperture f/10 Shutter Speed 1/400 Altitude 4537′ Photograph Copyright 2016 Peter West Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Ice Castle At Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise + 3 More

Title: Ice Castle At Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Location: Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, North America (51°25’3″ N 116°13’6″ W) Description: Back in 2010 British Columbia hosted the Winter Olympics. The fever spread across the land, far and wide, even over to Alberta where the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, situated perfectly Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Hockey Rink And Rockies

Title: Hockey Rink And Rockies Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada, North America Description: Same location as yesterday’s photo of the day, but looking the opposite direction. ———————- Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 28mm Aperture f/6.3 Shutter Speed 1/125 Altitude High ——————- Photograph Copyright Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Rockies And The Moon

Title: The Rockies And The Moon Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada, North America Description: Shot from an outdoor hockey rink parking lot as the sun came up. ———————- Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/60 Altitude High ——————- Photograph Copyright Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Overland Journey Through Canada’s Western National Parks

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a first for me. This post is a guest post from my friend Genevieve Hathaway. I  write regularly for the G Adventure’s Looptail blog and was offered a chance to explore Canada on one of G Adventure’s trips. The timing wasn’t right for me Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Moon And The Rockies

 Title: Moon And The Rockies Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada, North America (51°4’55” N  115°19’20” W) Description: Because the soaring flanks of the Canadian Rockies jut so abruptly into the sky from valleys below, catching the moon ‘setting’ requires advanced planning. This shot was taken about two hours before the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – In A Two Horse Open Sleigh

Title: In A Two Horse Open Sleigh Location: Lukla, Nepal, Asia Description: Riding along the shore of Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada, in a two horse open sleigh is a fabulous way to see the beauty of this winter wonderland. Camera Canon 5D Lens Canon 16-35mm L Shutter Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Alberta Ice

Title: Alberta Ice Location: Alberta, Canada, North America Description: High in the Rocky Mountains, beautiful blue ice drapes over narrow canyons making for excellent ice climbing. Camera Canon 5D Lens Canon EF 10-22mm Shutter Speed 1/250 Aperture f/8 ISO 50 Focal Length 60mm Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sunset At Lake Louise

Title: Sunset At Lake Louise Location: Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, North America Description: With the heat wave sweating most of the USA, I thought I’d bring a little cool to your day. This shot was from a trip two winters ago to ice climb in Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sunrise On The Rockies

Title: Sunrise On The Rockies Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada, North America Description: While my friend Genevieve went off to ice climbing school at a very early hour, I roamed the outskirts of Canmore trying to get the correct angle on a setting moon unexpectedly spied in the sky. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Coming Your Way

Title: Coming Your Way Location: Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, North America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal, Bhutan and Italy now scheduling for Fall of 2011!  More Information. Photography Workshops in Seattle, Continue Reading →

One Per Trip – Favorite Travel Photos From 2010

It’s a challenge, but I am limiting myself to just one favorite travel photo from each of my trips this year.  Why just one?  So as to not inundate you with the hundreds I really like and because life is more simple this way.  I hope you enjoy Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Swirl – Barbara Cameron

Title: Swirl Description: Shot May 22, 2009 in Calgary, AB. I love watching people’s reactions when they learn what this is. Ta-da! It’s the nose cone of an airplane engine. I was on a field trip with my daughter to the maintenance department of WestJet airlines, and we Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Alpen Glow in Canmore

Title: Alpen Glow In Canmore Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada Setting: ISO 400 Focal Length 110mm (176mm Equiv) Shutter Speed 1/400 Aperture f/8 Exp Comp 0 Camera Canon EOS 7D Lens Canon EF 28-300mm L In Photoshop Lightroom I upped the orange saturation just a bit and decreased the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Moonset Over The Canadian Rockies

Title: Moonset Over The Canadian Rockies Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada Settings: ISO 200 Focal Length 180mm (288mm Equiv) Shutter Speed 1/400 Aperture f/7.1 Exp Comp -1 2/3 Camera Canon EOS 7D Lens Canon EF 28-300mm L Shot as the morning sun colored the Rocky Mountains behind Canmore, Alberta.  Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Lake Louise Panorama

Title: Lake Louise Panorama Location: Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada Stitched together from 37 photographs and encompassing about 320 degrees of range, Lake Louise in all it’s frozen glory. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Photo Of The Day – Winter At Lake Louise

Title: Winter At Lake Louise Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada Settings: ISO 50 Focal Length 16mm Shutter Speed 1/200 Aperture f/7.1 Exp Comp -1/3 Camera Canon EOS 5D Lens Canon EF 16-35mm L In the winter time the emerald blue waters of Lake Louise become a frozen Continue Reading →