Emerald Lake Landscapes

We stayed one night in the lodge on Emerald Lake in British Columbia so I was able to be on the water’s edge well ahead of sunrise the next morning.  In the deep blues of the early morning, I could make out some heavy clouds in the sky so I was uncertain if a fiery sky was coming.  The mountains that ring the eastern edge of the lake were streaked with thick fog rising off of the water and mixing with the clouds.

The sunlight was held up by a bank of grey so the drama never painted the sky however the details in the canoes, the bridge and along the shore as well as a slow shutter to drag out the sky and its reflection made for an enjoyable scene to work with.

I’m looking forward to getting back to this literal jewel of the Yoho National Park near the town of Field.  A glowing sky of pinks, reds and oranges would be wonderful to see in this valley and reflected in the lake.

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7 responses

  1. That is unreal!!

    February 21, 2014 at 8:31 am

  2. Lovely Chris. I hope one day I can meet a place like that. Always prefered rural world than ocean and sea.

    P.S: just let you know that the first picture is now my desktop background lol!

    September 4, 2012 at 11:49 am

  3. Stunning series! I’m going to have to check this place out.

    September 1, 2012 at 11:57 pm

  4. Beautiful shots. Getting up before sunrise with the camera almost always pays off….it certainly did for you.

    September 1, 2012 at 8:56 pm

  5. That s such a beautiful place.I like how you chose the points of view and the mist is magnificent.

    September 1, 2012 at 1:53 pm

  6. marnie

    Loved the first picture. Brings back great memories. Marnie

    September 1, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    • Thank you Aunt Marnie. I look forward to hearing these stories.

      September 6, 2012 at 12:33 am

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