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 – Inside An Ice Cave + 3 More

Title: Inside An Ice Cave Location: British Columbia, Canada, North America Description: Forgive me for not having a more exacting location but I can’t find this on a map. My friend Genevieve and I went ice climbing in Banff many years ago and this was one location on the BC 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 – BC Ferries At Sunset

Title: BC Ferries At Sunset Location: Strait of Georgia, Either Washington or British Columbia depending on exact location, North America Description: I knew of the San Juan Islands growing up as they are in Washington state. But Canada has their own set of islands within easy reach of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Icy Canyon

Title: Icy Canyon Location: British Columbia, Canada Description: Welcome to the first full day of Winter! Are you ready for the cold? Photo shot while on an ice climbing trip in BC/Alberta. Like the photo? Join the club. Camera Canon 5D Lens Canon 16-35mm L ISO 50 Focal Length 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 →

Traveling Through Colors: Blue

There are beautiful blue skies in California today and maybe that’s why so many of the images in this post are of the gorgeous skies contained therein. Whatever the case, enjoy this trip around the world with the color blue. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions 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 – Barren But For The Beauty Of The Ice

Title: Barren But For The Beauty Of The Ice Location: British Columbia, Canada, North America Description: Ice climbing in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada is some of the best in the world. Water that normally dribbles over cliff edges in the Spring and Summer becomes a playground for Continue Reading →

Worldwide Sunrises And Sunsets Calendar Now Available

My next calendar with images from around the world is now available for sale. Going with an ever popular theme, Worldwide Sunrise And Sunsets takes you on a journey around the world every month with images from Jordan, Nepal, India, UAE, Mexico, Tanzania, Canada and the USA. The 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 – Little Red – Jennifer Hardt

Title: Little Red (self-portrait): Description: Another recent photo from my trip to Northern Canada. I have a whole series planned with this cape, which I had commissioned a wardrobe designer friend from my film days to make for me. He did an amazing job creating this for me 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 – Side Of Sunset

Title: Side Of Sunset Location: Fort Casey State Park, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description: Looking toward Vancouver Island, the golden glow from the sunset is highlighted in this unedited photo, straight from the camera. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

The Semi Non-Unofficial Preparation Guide To Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) 2011 In Vancouver, Canada

It’s almost here! By almost, I mean less than two months away. TBEX. An annual (and then some) gathering of travel bloggers, marketers, PR folks and other travel industry hooligans with the sole purpose of having a number of parties. No, I mean. It’s a time to bond, 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 →

Photo Of The Day – Ice Closing In

Title: Ice Closing In Description: Haffner Creek resists the grasp of winter even as ice falls cover the walls of the canyon. Location: Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada, North America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print (form below) or may be Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Tofino Storm Season Surfers – Tomasz Wagner

Title: Tofino Storm Season Surfers Location: Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Description: Tofino, located on the coast of Vancouver Island. Everyone always visits it during the summer. Not me. Photograph Copyright Tomasz Wagner Portfolio | Blog | FB Fan | Twitter | Flickr | 500px | Contact me

Photo Of The Day – Tropical Sunset Or A View Of Canada?

Title: Tropical Sunset Or A View Of Canada? Location: Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, Washington, USA Settings: ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm (480mm Equiv) Shutter Speed 1/500 Aperture f/8.0 Exp Comp -1 Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Description: It could be a tropical sunset as seen beneath a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Some Need Ice, Some Don’t

Title: Some Need Ice, Some Don’t Location: Haffner Creek, Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada Known as mixed climbing, or sometimes called dry tooling when no ice is involved, climbing technical rock with ice tools is often necessary when the ice doesn’t make it all the way to 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 – 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 →

Galiano Island In The Off Season

It’s hard to imagine these beautiful islands ever having an off season.  I’m talking here about the Gulf Islands off of Vancouver, British Columbia .  Lush with evergreen trees and rocky beaches, these emeralds in the sea beckon year round.  Personally, I LOVE the off season for travel Continue Reading →