This is a shot of Peyto Lake in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada that I took last year. It was very early in the morning just as the suns rays were hitting the peaks.
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svetoslav (318) 2006-02-26 14:20
What a shot. Very good sharpness, contrast, colors and ... everything is just great!!! The nature is awesome!!!
Thank's for sharing!!!
aljawad (428) 2006-02-26 14:20
Wow , This is great shot .. wonderful composition and excellent landscape .. Congrats Derrald
Aido (317) 2006-02-26 14:20
A stunning view. Amazing detail and colour in this, nice composition/POV the way the mountains and clouds all lead to the same point.
Really nice shot.
Kirych (2703) 2006-02-26 14:23
Superb landscape and shot! Excellent capture, colors, light and shapness!
I like all details and perspective. My congratulations!
nwoehnl (122) 2006-02-26 14:27
The morning light definitely makes this one sing, Derrald. We've seen our share of Peyto Lake views but this one shines for the clear visibility, and the bright touch of the illuminated trees at the bottom right. Expert tech including a judicious choice of the filter.
May I encourage you to more actively participate in this website by writing critiques to other members. So far it seems you are only using it to promote your photos - nothing wrong with that, it just shouldn't be the only thing you're logging on to TE for.
Moustique (389) 2006-02-26 14:27
Magnifique cliché !
Les couleurs, la lumière, la clarté et l'étale de l'eau, la netteté des contours et des arbres...
Bravo pour ce merveilleux cliché !
et vive les lève tôt ! ;o)
cherryripe (21015) 2006-02-26 14:54
Splendid scenery. It looks so untouched with the lake so smooth, the trees so perfectly aligned and the view that stretches so far. The light is lovely too. I checked out your gallery and you've got many spectacular shots on it.
Sneza (710) 2006-02-26 14:58
Beauty of nature.
I like colors and atmosphere You captured.
Geo (1243) 2006-02-26 15:00
Superb colours and light. The early bird gets the photograph! Thanks for getting up so early.
Keitht (1292) 2006-02-26 15:02
An image that has been posted innumerable times on TE, but an image with a difference for all that. This doesn't have the usual colour, presumably because of the early hour at which it was taken. It is a welcome change to see sky, cloud and trees reflected in the lake. The angle of the light has also picked out the detail in the mountains in both the near and far distance.
A really nice image.
Ann75 (0) 2006-02-26 15:09
Amazing shot! I love the Canadian Rocky Mountains and was there several times. I could never top your quality of photos and your eye for photography. Wow, absolutely stunning!
I love everything about this photo, the way the light hits the mountains, the cloud formation, the reflection on the water, the colour of th water, the distant view...just a great composition overall! You'll score some high point on TE! Great work, Derrald! Keep them coming.
KellEy (1237) 2006-02-26 15:19
The DOF is amazing. I love how this image shows a little of everything. I almost feel like I'm there.
Perfect for full size living room photo. You know, above the couch kind of thing.
alainh (35579) 2006-02-26 15:33
fantastic country. Great colours but my favorite is this splendid sky over the lake.
congratulations for this beutiful shot
have a good week
Sancha (536) 2006-02-26 17:37
High quality photo! Beautiful landscape, great colours and good DOF. Nicely done. :)
kclai (2267) 2006-02-26 20:50
Just simply WHOA. The clarity and sharpness of the image is very very high.
I'm just breathless looking and observing the sharpness, my friend.
A full mark for the sharpness, pal.
jramos (507) 2006-02-27 1:09
What a shot. I assume that the colors were enhanced -- if not, even more amazing! this photo almost looks computer generated and impossibly fantastic. The vantage point as well as the compsition are incredible and well done.
jjcordier (70615) 2006-02-27 1:25
Extraordinaire paysage, Derrald! La lumière du matin délicate met bien en valeur la crête des montagnes. Cette région du Canada est vraiment splendide
yanldion (190) 2006-02-28 13:06
Wow, très beau paysage. Félicitation et merci pour le partage!!!
slarnold (156) 2006-02-28 13:19
Wow! What a place - and great capture.
JDFreeSoul (72) 2006-03-01 7:14
I'm amazed by this photo.
I just love it, I've seen many photos of Peyto Lake from this similar POV but the colors in this one are unique and the horizon's exceptional, the sunrays passing through the clouds make it perfect, so beautiful!
lu_muratori (618) 2006-03-10 0:50
Hi again Dettald, another great shot, you are a great photographer, probabily a pro, if not you should consider becoming one.
cacamera (498) 2006-06-10 23:14
How can I describe this? This is one of the most beautiful photos I've ever seen.
benkrut (2403) 2006-09-06 19:32
This is one of the best views I have seen here. Captured early morning and so bright and clear at the same time. For me perfect.
aiia (7) 2006-11-16 1:57
Beautiful of nature.
I don't belive have this pleace in the wolrd.
So beautiful !! WOW
uccia84 (720) 2006-12-05 15:52
does this photo make me think about a dream... but does all this exist really? you compliment a nuisance big beautiful photos.
Mistral (15402) 2006-12-21 17:36
stunning composition, place, sharpness and colours!
I'm staring at!
vikous (2217) 2007-03-22 9:20
amazing photo, just the trees on right corner are bit to bright, appart from that i wouldn't change a thing! Nice photo!
afshin339 (306) 2007-12-01 23:08
This is an amazing and beautiful shot.Details and sharpness are wonderful and dreamy.also Light and dark position is excellent.Shapes of clouds also is impressive.
Thanks for sharing this beautiful picture.
coco (30437) 2009-01-08 5:16
This is one of the best and most beautiful landscape that I've seen lately in TE.
Thanks for sharing.
wojteczek (1148) 2009-02-23 15:14
Very Cristalline photo.Wonderful Mountains and Lake!!!
- Copyright: Derrald FarnsworthLivingston (drfl) (1167)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-07-01
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 20D, Canon EF 17-40 f/4L USM, Singh-Ray 3-stop hard edge ND
- Exposure: f/11, 1/4 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Best of Canadian Rockies, Mountains of N. America, Favourites of Canada [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-02-26 14:17
- Favorites: 14 [view]