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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
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Keywords:Alberta, Banff National Park, Canada, Canon, Color, Dawn, Glacier, Horizontal, Icefields, Lake, Landscape, Morning, Mountains, Parkway, Peyto Lake, Rocky Mountains, Spring, Sunrise
Photo Info

Dimensions4561 x 3041
Original file size11.1 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken3-Jul-05 08:14
Date modified25-Jun-10 14:46
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 20D
Focal length31 mm
Exposure1/6 at f/9
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake in Banff National Park is known for its turquoise blue water caused by runoff from the nearby Glacier. Most photographers will tell you to photograph this scene in the afternoon in order to maximize the reflection of the mountains on the lake. I, however, wanted to see how it would look in the early morning. After photographing the sunrise on Bow Lake I traveled the short distance to Peyto Lake to capture this image.