Unforgettable Canadian Rockies!


A vast wilderness that needs little introduction, the Canadian Rockies are one of the most extravagantly beautiful mountain ranges on Earth and a landscape photographer’s dream. The opportunities for photography are endless, from still, turquoise colored lakes, rushing rivers, towering waterfalls and deep canyons, to soaring, snow capped mountain peaks and beautiful night skies. Please enjoy this series of images I captured during my travels to the Canadian Rockies!


A moment of utter beauty as the mountains of the Canadian Rockies catch the first rays of light and emerge out of dense fog on a crisp, fresh autumn morning.⁠


It’s when the clouds clear that the true beauty of mountains unveils itself: A world of endless majesty, grandeur and splendor. Defying the odds, pine trees hang on, and are dwarfed by the towering cliff faces of Castle Mountain, in the infinitely beautiful Canadian Rockies.



It literally took my breath away when I stepped on the ledge and saw this mind blowing landscape expand in front of me. The magnificent mountain ranges of Yoho National Park cradle three turquoise blue lakes illuminated in intensely colorful light as the setting sun colors low lying clouds. On the left side of this image, note the peak color golden larches bordering otherwise green pine forests. Not shown in this image, a magnificent water fall tumbles into the calm waters of the largest of these lakes, Lake O’Hara. No wonder they call this area the Crown Jewel of the Rockies!


Moraine Lake counts as one of my most favourite lakes. Its tranquil turquoise waters framed so elegantly by imposing mountains, surely must be one of the most beautiful scenes in the world. Although the overcast conditions were not what I had wished for, the streaming clouds in this long exposure gave some interesting structure to what otherwise would have been a bland sky. Moraine Lake once again came up with the goods!


Radiating clouds reflect the last light of day onto beautiful Peyto Lake and surrounding mountains. True to its name, the mountains of the Endless Chain Ridge seem to end at the edge of the world.

On a beautiful early summer morning, the first light of day dresses the mountains surrounding Vermillion lakes, while puffy clouds reflect in its still waters. Vermillion lakes has been photographed countless times, but there are always new photographic opportunities, waiting to be discovered.


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On a cold September morning, mount Rundle emerges from the clouds just as the rising sun paints its peaks in beautiful warm light. 


There is an infinite potential to the mountain landscape. That special, short lived moment, when clouds clear and unveil what lies behind. The mountains of the Canadian Rockies, covered in a fresh layer of snow, emerge from the clouds.


Mount Assiniboine is one of the most symmetrical mountains I have seen. Intense Alpen Glow colours this fantastic geological landmark, as the underlying rocks and pebbles are able to show through for a brief moment before the wind picks up again. It was almost impossible to escape the gaze of this giant, which reminded me of a winged monster.



Golden larches reflect in the clear, still waters of a small lake in the spectacular Opabin Plateau, Yoho National Park.


Towering mountain faces  emerge from the clouds and, for a short lived moment, nature manifests itself as art. The infinite artistic potential of nature is all around us. It is not always easy to see, or capture, but when you do, it will fill you with great joy.


I visited tranquil Pyramid lake in Jasper National Park in the early morning hours to capture the beautiful starry sky that this area is so well known for. Since there was no moon to illuminate the landscape, I waited for another hour to capture it all bathed in the twilight of dawn. It is these moments, waiting for the right conditions, that I treasure so much: All alone in nature, with only my thoughts and the calls of the wild as my companions, life is at once mysterious, exciting and profound.


I hope this series of images gave you an idea of the wild beauty of this Canadian natural treasure. Of course, images can only convey that much, and I urge you to add the Canadian Rockies to the list of destinations you absolutely have to visit!


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