Peyto Lake In September

© Kirsten Kiki Kjaer

Peyto Lake In September

Ron McEwan 2/12/2011 7:07:36 AM

This was one place that the weather was against us. Thank you for capturing this beautiful lake. The snow is like icing on the cake; pardon the pun #1352583

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 2/12/2011 7:34:27 AM

The weather sure was unpredictable in the Rockies, as Laura said it would be.
Thanks so much, Ron. #9235302

Nancy L. Green 2/12/2011 8:42:37 AM

It doesn't get any better than this Kiki, a STUNNING and SUPERBLY captured in every way!! <>< #9235574

Bojan Bencic 2/12/2011 10:48:06 AM

Beautiful landscape and fantastic capture, Kirsten. Love it. #9235827

Tammy M. Anderson 2/12/2011 11:00:08 AM

Good luck with this beauty next time. Its gorgeous, Kristen. What amazing world we live in. Hope to see this as your next winner. #9235845

Adam R. Rondelet 2/12/2011 11:33:26 AM

Unbelievable; wow, I love it. #9235917

John Connolly 2/12/2011 12:39:05 PM

Nature did itself proud on this day Kiki! An awesome sight beautifully captured! Well done my friend! #9236078

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 2/12/2011 4:34:48 PM

Thank you so much, Nancy, Bojan, Tammy, Adam and John. #9236531

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/12/2011 5:03:25 PM

Absolutely GLORIOUS, Kiki! :-) k #9236561

Ellen Hodges 2/12/2011 5:40:56 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, Kiki!!! So well done!! Congrats, again, on your awesome win!!! #9236605

Orsi 2/12/2011 5:45:43 PM

WOOW!Beautiful!Amazing shot Kiki!!! #9236614

Robert R. Goodman 2/12/2011 7:15:50 PM

Hi Kirsten,that is beautiful my friend.Gorgeous landscape,and congratulations on that beautiful win!!!! #9236906

Michelle Alton 2/13/2011 4:10:52 AM

Could any scene be MORE beautiful? #9237300

Laura E. Swan 2/13/2011 5:32:03 PM


On This Spectacular Gold Winner Kiki!



Patrick Rouzes 2/13/2011 6:07:02 PM

WOW, Kiki! Absolutely exceptional in every way! I got lost in this, my friend! Hope to see this again! #9238785

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 2/14/2011 8:17:33 AM

HEHE! You are so cute, MSSSLala.
And the rest of you - well, you are all cuties!! #9239986

Christopher Budny 3/13/2011 7:53:26 AM

What a beauty! #9288538

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/14/2011 3:08:37 AM

Thanks so much, Christopher. #9289766

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/25/2011 3:21:03 AM

Amazing depth, scenery and details. A wonderful POTD Kirsten, congratulations!!! #9315990

Michelle Alton 3/25/2011 3:22:40 AM

This is only the beginning of the journey to the stars for this incredible work, Kiki! Congratulations on the first rung: POTD! #9315994

Bojan Bencic 3/25/2011 3:37:00 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Kirsten. Well done. #9316039

Tiia Vissak 3/25/2011 3:41:17 AM

Congratulations! #9316052

Katarina Mansson 3/25/2011 3:53:24 AM

What a fantastic landscape and picture! Congratulationson your stunning POTD! #9316084

Tammy M. Anderson 3/25/2011 3:55:52 AM

So happy for you Kristen. Congrats on this outstanding POTD. Thought it should had been a winner too. #9316093

Patricia A. Casey 3/25/2011 4:09:27 AM

Congratulations on the POTD...beautiful capture of a place I want to see..Cheers.... #9316136

Joy Rector 3/25/2011 4:24:56 AM

congrats on the POTD #9316190

Stefania Barbier 3/25/2011 4:47:04 AM

Gorgeous POTD, congrats!!! #9316262

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/25/2011 4:47:54 AM

Thank you so much, Donna, Michelle, Bojan, Tiia, Katarina, Tammy, Patricia and Joy. #9316271

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/25/2011 4:49:27 AM

And thanks so much, Stefania. #9316281

Emily Mitchell 3/25/2011 5:33:11 AM

WOW ! This is absolutely stunning ! I bet the hike up to this vantage point must have been quite a challenge. Thank you for sharing. #9316448

Lorna Shutter 3/25/2011 5:34:55 AM

Photobucket WTG, Kiki!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your EFP & POTD Awards for this outstanding resubmit!!!!! I guarantee we'll see this one again & again!!! :) #9316453

Terry Cervi 3/25/2011 5:41:38 AM

This is stunning, Kristen! Congrats to you! #9316478

Linda D. Lester 3/25/2011 5:45:36 AM

Just beautiful....Congratulations on your POTD! #9316483

Shirley A. Kinney 3/25/2011 5:52:10 AM

Awesome. Congrats on your POTD. #9316504

Nancyj E. Hovey 3/25/2011 5:53:03 AM

WTG!!!!!DO THE POTD Dance!!!

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #9316508

Anthony L. Mancuso 3/25/2011 6:00:30 AM

Excellent image Kiki...congrats on the POTD! #9316532

Nancy L. Green 3/25/2011 6:04:43 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Kiki, I am so excited to see this WONDERFUL image again, WTG!!! <>< #9316540

Carolyn V Watson 3/25/2011 6:36:07 AM

This is amazingly beautiful! #9316595

Julianne Bradford 3/25/2011 7:03:01 AM

What an amazing capture and well deserved POTD Kristin! Congratulations! #9316627

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/25/2011 7:05:24 AM

WTG on this majesticly magnificent POTD, Kiki! WOW!!! :-) k #9316633

Tammy Espino 3/25/2011 7:12:14 AM

Congrats, glad they made this a potd :) #9316649

Christine Lobsinger 3/25/2011 7:14:20 AM

Mesmerizing Kiki... Congratulations on your EP and POTD!!!!
An excellent image- simply gorgeous- thanks for sharing such beauty!
Smiling Chris #9316653

Hendrik Storme 3/25/2011 7:18:57 AM

WOW!!! What a view,big congrats on this fantastic POTD! #9316661

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/25/2011 7:42:09 AM

Thank you so much, everyone. Wow! You are all so very kind. #9316705

Robert R. Goodman 3/25/2011 8:19:42 AM

Hi Kirsten,big congratulations.It was a winner the second you took it my friend.Just got back from desert,out chasing birds!!! #9316742

Eivor Kuchta 3/25/2011 8:23:27 AM

Beautiful, Kiki! Congratulations on your POTD! #9316747

Dianna Murphy 3/25/2011 8:35:01 AM

Congratulation on your beautiful POTD! #9316771

Laura E. Swan 3/25/2011 9:17:43 AM

SSSIster!!!!!!! HA! Well, the great predicter is once again correct. I will take a small bow as I hold the Queens hand. The queen of amazing photos! YOU!

I am so happy for you!!! Yippeeeeeeee!

This SERIOUSLY is the most beautiful image I have ever seen of Peyto Lake!

It needs to go world wide!


Huge congrats!!! All that way from CANADA!


Usman M. Bajwa 3/25/2011 9:23:31 AM

This is a gem of a scenic capture, Kiki. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!

UB. #9316815

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/25/2011 11:02:18 AM

Thank you so much, Bobby, Eivor, Dianna, MSSSLala and Usman. #9316961

Steve M. Harrington 3/25/2011 11:17:13 AM

A fine POTD of a place I love, Kiki! I have stood in the same spot. Do you see the lake as a fox or ghost? A hot Canadian issue. :)
Steve #9316996

Joy Rector 3/25/2011 11:19:15 AM

absolutely gorgeous #9317000

Sheri Camarda 3/25/2011 11:51:15 AM

Absolutely breathtaking! Love the Rockies! And thank you for the description of the location. Always curious when it's the mountains. #9317061

Richard D. Love 3/25/2011 11:57:41 AM

Congratulations, Kiki. Just a gorgeous image of one of my favorite places. Well don.

Rick #9317081

Lorna Shutter 3/25/2011 12:29:06 PM

Re: Steve's comment ... Definitely a Fox! :) #9317141

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/25/2011 12:49:58 PM

Thanks so much, guys.
HA! I never saw it before - but now a see a fox too. #9317159

Jeff Robinson 3/25/2011 1:12:09 PM

Congrats Kiki on this Very Well Deserved POTD!! Jeff #9317224

Daniella Puente 3/25/2011 1:28:07 PM

Kiki congrats on this wonderful PODT! #9317274

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/25/2011 1:34:30 PM

Thanks so much, Jeff and Daniella. #9317285

John Connolly 3/25/2011 1:43:00 PM

Huge congratulations on your POTD Kiki! What a great achievement! #9317299

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/25/2011 1:58:33 PM

Thanks so much, John. #9317317

Anne McKinnell 3/25/2011 4:37:04 PM

Absolutely stunning! congrats on your POTD! #9317516

Phyllis H. Burchett 3/25/2011 4:44:51 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous POTD Kiki! #9317524

Evy Johansen 3/25/2011 9:00:12 PM

This is such a beautiful image, Kiki!! Big congratulations on your well deserved POTD!! #9317676

Raymond Pauly 3/25/2011 9:46:55 PM

Congratulations on your lovely POTD! #9317700

Carol Teal 3/25/2011 11:49:37 PM

I didn't see the first version, but obviously you got it right this time! This is so gorgeous, and I even hate cold and snow so these type photos usually aren't my thing. But you captured it wonderfully, and it is such a beautiful sight with that gorgeous lake and all the snow. A big congrats on your POTD Kiki! You certainly deserve it! #9317770

Bill Houghton 3/26/2011 1:33:11 AM

Kirsten, what a wonderful shot. You did a great job capturing it. Have a great weekend, Bill #9317808

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/26/2011 4:20:30 AM

Thank you so much to each and everyone who has made this honor worth even more.

Renee Doyle 3/26/2011 3:36:12 PM

Absolutely stunning!!!! Big congratulations to you on this excellent POTD Kiki!! #9318849

Ellen Hodges 3/27/2011 5:06:30 AM

Very HUGE congrats on this Fabulous capture and GORGEOUS POTD, Kiki!!!! Yeah!!!!!! Very huge WOW!! #9319453

Mary K. Robison 3/27/2011 5:34:28 AM

Kiki, this is a spectacular capture!
Belated CONGRATULATIONS for its selection as POTD! #9319577

Sabrina Ryan 3/27/2011 11:59:02 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Kiki! #9320321

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/30/2011 8:23:27 AM

Thanks so much, Renee, Ellen, Mary and Sabrina. #9326106

Eli Boschetto 3/30/2011 3:43:25 PM

stunning image kirsten! congrats on the potd - much deserved! #9326810

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/31/2011 3:01:47 AM

Thank you so much, Eli. #9327456

Laura E. Swan 8/4/2011 12:40:12 PM

I had to come back and look AGAIN SSister. Imagine you even getting a Mtn reflection in the water! WOW! I tried to hold out for a NO CLOUD shot and just straight blue but "no dice". (No luck). I'll post mine in the next few days. I love this so much and it's the best one I have EVER seen. POSTCARDS INCLUDED!

SSLala #9581904

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/5/2011 5:26:56 AM

Thanks so much, MSSSCWLala. You are the sweetest.
I'm so looking forward to seeing your pictures from here. #9583366

Laura E. Swan 8/6/2011 2:13:41 PM

:) Okay. :) #9586345

Avril Young 11/16/2011 10:59:33 PM

wow, dont know how I missed this, congrats...really stunning and SC...congrats on the POTD... #9811487

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 11/18/2011 2:54:18 PM

Thanks so much, Avril. #9817193

Louise Souchereau 2/12/2012 3:16:14 PM

Waw this is such an amazing picture, what a wonderful scene ... oufffff wish I be there for the pleasure of my eyes. Thanks for sharing this wonderful landscape. bravo Kirsten #9979448

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 2/13/2012 12:15:03 AM

Thanks so much, Louise. #9979950

Lydia Williams 2/10/2013 10:02:23 AM

Gorgeous!! #10561969

John Rivera 8/21/2014 5:16:15 AM

Congratulations on you POTD! Fabulous capture! #11112722

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/25/2014 2:47:00 AM

Thanks so much, Lydia and John. #11115619

Christine Lobsinger 8/25/2014 7:34:20 AM

Hi Kiki... Simply stunning!!! WOW... love it.. fav for me! #11115986

Christine Lobsinger 8/25/2014 7:35:21 AM

Congrats to you on your POTD! #11115987

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/26/2014 7:17:54 AM

Thanks so much, Christine. #11116762

Emile Abbott 3/30/2016 8:43:24 AM

I would know this lake any time. This is such an awesome capture of its beauty, Kiki. Congrats on EP and POTD. #11454127

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 4/5/2016 4:04:54 AM

Thanks so much, Emile :) #11457251

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Peyto Lake (pea-toe) is a glacier-fed lake located in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies.
The lake itself is easily accessed from the Icefields Parkway.
It was named for Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.
The lake is best seen from Bow Summit, the highest point on the Icefield Parkway. (Wikipedia).

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