<< Previous Next >>

Vermilion Lakes - Mnt Rundle

Vermilion Lakes - Mnt Rundle
Photo Information
Copyright: Peter van Zoest (PeterZ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-09-13
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Nikon D90, Nikon AF-S 18-105mm F/3.5-5.6G VR ED DX, Digital RAW
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/320 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2016-11-21 6:48
Viewed: 2212
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
From the Vermilion Lakes you got a wonderful view at Mount Rundle.

The Vermilion Lakes are a series of lakes located immediately west of Banff, Alberta, in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
The three lakes are formed in the Bow River valley, in the Banff National Park, at the foot of Mount Norquay. They are located between the Trans-Canada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks. A hot spring is found at the third lake.
Archeological evidence proves human activity around the lakes dating back 10,800 years.

Mount Rundle is a mountain in Canada's Banff National Park overlooking the towns of Banff and Canmore, Alberta. The Cree name was Waskahigan Watchi or house mountain. In 1858 John Palliserrenamed the mountain after Reverend Robert Rundle, a Methodist invited by the Hudson's Bay Company to do missionary work in western Canada in the 1840s. He introduced syllabics there - a written language developed for the Cree, as part of his missionary work. He only visited the Stoney-Nakoda of the area around what is now called Mount Rundle in 1844 and 1847.
Mt. Rundle could actually be considered a small mountain range as the mountain extends for over 12 kilometres, on the south side of the Trans-Canada Highway eastward from Banff to Canmore with seven distinct peaks along the way. The third peak southeast of Banff is the highest at 9,675 feet (2,949 m). West of the Spray Lakes road is the East End of Rundle which rises above Whiteman's Gap just south of Canmore. The Rundle Peaks are part of the South Banff Ranges, along with its siblings—the Sundance Range, Sulphur Mountain and the Goat Range.

Source: Wikipedia

ramthakur has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
ThreadThread Starter Messages Updated
To Hotelcalifornia: workshopPeterZ 1 11-23 10:04
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

a nice postcard :) TFS Ori

Nice landscape with plenty of small details. I already miss the summer.

  • Great 
  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2016-11-21 9:57]

Lovely! I was there tow weeks earlier. No snow at that point, and the air was not as crip.

This brings back fond memories.



Hi Peter
Beautiful landscape. Lovely colors with good light.


That is a fabulous perspective, Peter. The mountain looms high and majestic over the lovely alpine view in the foreground. The blue sky makes a wonderful background for the mountain.
Thanks and regards.

Hello Peter,
Beautiful view of this lake as well as Mount Rundle. Very nice colour and POV. Just to me it looks like bit extra sharpness here.
I added a frame here; like postcard :-) and reduced bit sharpness. Just experiment.
Thanks for sharing,
Best regards,

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-11-23 9:06]

Hi Peter,fantastic landscape,looks a bit to be in the eastern Alps of Italy...the show is great,bright colors and fine details too,i wish to be there. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Peter, fantastic mountain landscape, wonderful natural colors, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

  • Great 
  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-11-23 19:16]

Hello Peter,
What a beautiful area filled with majestic snow capped mountains, tall slender pines, a lovely mountain lake lined with reeds and a bright blue sky. What more could a person ask for then this. Great presentation!!

Calibration Check