Posts Categorized: Landscape Photography

Fuji’s ‘Digital Film Stocks’

The Fuji XE-2. The Fuji XE-2 has a number of ‘Digital film Stocks’ included, such as Std (*Provia), V (*Velvia), and S (*Astia). Each of these settings is designed to give the Photographer a colour and contrast equivalent of those old transparency films. Additionally, there are two ‘Pro Neg” equivalents and 5 B&W styles, featuring… Read more »

Roadtrips That Die On The Vine

There’s an old saying. Some days you eat the bear; some days the bear eats YOU. We did a rather long roadtrip last weekend, very close to 500 kilometers round trip and in all brutal honestly, I at least I, stunk the place out. I have no idea why exactly, but I bolted on my… Read more »

Photography with a Twist

There are times when ‘literal’ interpretation doesn’t count. On an early morning road trip with my good buddy Chris ‘BigDoer’ Doering we noticed this shot on the edge of a farmer’s field east of Calgary. Chris and Connie have a terrific blog that covers a boatload of hiking and exploring. They are infinitely curious and… Read more »

Parker Ridge-Columbia Icefields

Parker Ridge Along the Icefields Parkway, is a beautiful hike. I haven’t done it and don’t intend to. This old doggie simply ain’t meant for climbing. However, last winter I had occasion to visit some of the nicest people I’ve had the pleasure to know. The staff and management at the Athabasca Hotel in Jasper… Read more »

Herbert Lake – Banff National Park

Herbert Lake Considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world is the Icefields Parkway, the highway that leads north to Jasper. I’ve driven by Herbert lake many, many times and have stopped to just soak it all in virtually every time. This time was different. The clouds in the sky were very unusual… Read more »

Range Roads -When You Just Need A Daytrip

Range Roads Some of the most beautiful country to drive through in Alberta is mostly made up of Ranchland. The drive south from Longview down Highway 22 is drop dead gorgeous and there are many miles of backroads all through there that are just waiting to be explored. It’s one of my favourite pastimes. There… Read more »