Lake Louise, Banff National Park Canada [Rocky Mountain Pictures]

© Emile Abbott

Lake Louise, Banff National Park Canada

Uploaded: September 16, 2012 14:03:19


Lake Louise is the most famous glacial lake in the Canadian Rockies and considered the most beautiful in the Western Hemisphere was named for Princess Louise Carolina Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria is 5,680 feet above sea level. Its emerald color is due to glacial rock flower (silt from the glacier). It remains frigid all year (no swimming). Victoria Glacier and Mt Victoria in distance (continental divide) and Mount Fairview to the left side.
I will present several views of the area in the next several days. Comment or critique always welcome.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/6400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 12800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 19.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV


John Connolly September 16, 2012

A beautiful lake in glorious surroundings Emile! That sky is phenomenal! I am looking forward to your other image from this remarkable area! #1486723

Marijana Fajgl September 16, 2012

This is breathtaking, Emile! Perfect in every way. What more can a person wish than to be able to see such an intact scene! Love it. #10325506

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 16, 2012

A wonderful view and capture Doc! #10325551

Phyllis A. Houghton September 16, 2012

Beautiful, extraordinarily beautiful. What exceptional colors. Thank you so much for all the info. Can't wait to see the others. Love the water color. WOW! #10325603

Stan Kwasniowski September 16, 2012

Emile, beautifully done, the colour of the water is right on #10325654

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 16, 2012

Sooo beautiful, my friend. #10325666

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 16, 2012

You have captured a bit of everything in this captivating scene, Emile! Thanks for the info too,

Robert R. Goodman September 16, 2012

Hi Emile,WOW!!Stunning capture my friend!!! #10325785

Tiia Vissak September 16, 2012

great tones, light & pov! #10325947

Stefania Barbier level-classic September 17, 2012

what a beautiful place... gorgeous capture and colours! #10325992

Joy Rector September 17, 2012

gorgeous #10326123

Michelle Alton September 17, 2012

Spectacular image, Emile. Perhaps the best I've seen of Lake Louise (which is saying a LOT)! #10326226

Emile Abbott level-classic September 17, 2012

Thanks to all my BP friends, John, Marijana, Jeff, Phyllis, Stan, Shelly, Patrick, Bobby, Tiia, Stefania, Joy and Michelle. #10326485

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 18, 2012

What a beauty, I love everything about this Emile...

jo ann c. #10327674

Emile Abbott level-classic September 18, 2012

Thanks JO ANN #10327738

Jill Odice level-classic September 18, 2012

OMG! Love that emerald water! Totally amazing scenery and a beautiful image Emile! You nailed it! #10327795

Emile Abbott level-classic September 18, 2012

Thank Jill #10328186

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 20, 2012

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING Emile, I am impressed with the POV and the wonderful colors, WTG!! <>< #10330673

Emile Abbott level-classic September 21, 2012

Thank you very much Nancy. #10331729

Ellen Hodges September 22, 2012

That's a show stopper, Emile!!! Simply gorgeous!!!! #10333312

Emile Abbott level-classic September 22, 2012

Thanks Ellen. #10333370

Val Feldman level-classic September 24, 2012

Oh, I'll wholeheartedly agree with Michelle (I usually do - she has a great photo eye!) - this is wonderful - a real jawdropper - and one of the best of Lake Louise I've seen yet. Truly hope this beauty is seen again. Gorgeous scenery - gorgeous capture! #10335487

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 28, 2012

Wow, What a beautiful capture of Lake Louise Emile!,
Amalia #10344918

Emile Abbott level-classic September 28, 2012

Thanks Val and Amalia. #10345112

Stan Kwasniowski October 28, 2012

Emile, congratulations #10388927

Phyllis A. Houghton October 28, 2012

Congratulations Emile on your finalist. This is a huge huge favorite of mine. WTG!!!!!! #10389047

Marijana Fajgl October 29, 2012

Big congratulations on your amazing finalist, Emile! #10389204

Robert R. Goodman October 29, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend.WTG Emile!!! #10389878

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 29, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist, Emile. Beautiful scene. Good luck in the next round. #10390106

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 29, 2012

Congratulations on this awesome finalist

jo ann c. #10390187

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 29, 2012

A beautiful image Emile! A great composition with excellent DOF! Congratulations!!! #10390894

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 29, 2012

Big Congratulations Emile!, This is a beautiful image!,
Amalia #10390908

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe October 29, 2012

Beautiful! Congrats on your finalist!! kk #10391753

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 29, 2012

Don't know how I missed this in the first round, Emile. Congrats on your gorgeous finalist!

Best wishes,
Debby #10391870

Merna L. Nobile October 29, 2012

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna #10392032

Val Feldman level-classic October 29, 2012

So happy to see this with Silver attached,'s one of my favorites from your many gorgeous photos of your Canadian train trip...what a beauty! Warmest congrats on a fabulous Finalist and all the best in the upcoming round! #10392342

Carla Capra Anderson October 29, 2012

Emile, my dear friend, this is just stunning, beautiful and lovely to behold. Congratulations! #10392528

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 30, 2012

Beautiful...Congratulations on your finalist! #10394350

Emile Abbott level-classic October 30, 2012

Thank you all Stan, Phyllis, Marijana, Bobby, Kay, JO ANN, Allen, Amalia, KK, Debby, Merna, Val, Carla and Linda. #10394385

Lydia Williams level-classic October 30, 2012

This is beautiful, Emile...I remember visiting there as a young girl...still as beautiful as it was then! (I have the pics my mom took) #10394797

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