Spirit Island

Uploaded: February 11, 2008 03:43:45


Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. The only way to get to this locale is by commerical boat. I swapped out the sky (used one from my Colorado trip) because the sun was practically in my eyes when I took this shot, and the sky was washed out.

F10, 1/200th sec, ISO 400, 24mm focal length

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 11, 2008

Beautiful! I gotta learn how to do that. #852161

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 11, 2008

Amazing scenery here, Ken.

Dominick #5477081

Tammy Scott level-classic February 11, 2008

What a gorgeous landscape! #5477091

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 11, 2008

What a beautiful scene Ken! Gorgeous colors and comp. #5477164

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 11, 2008

What a Majestic place!! Outstanding work Ken! Jeff #5477197

Lynne Morris level-classic February 11, 2008

AWESOME Ken, this is picture postcard perfect! #5477211

Ray Thoms February 11, 2008

A gorgeous place Ken...so well taken and completed. Was not able to get there last time....but will, I am going again #5477212

Donna W. Neal February 11, 2008

The sky is what makes this picture really "Pop" excellent work Ken. I'm with Carolyn I have to learn how to do that...:) #5477234

Mary L. Graham February 11, 2008

Excellent Work Ken!! =) #5477344

Eivor Kuchta February 11, 2008

Great to know that it doesn't have to be sunrise or sunset to get a perfect image! Very beautiful, Ken! #5477366

paola A. Jofre February 11, 2008

What a view ken!! Awesome shot!! The sky really gives the image alot of drama :) #5477367

Carla Metzler February 11, 2008

Gorgeous, Ken! #5477376

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 11, 2008

Fantastic capture, Ken. Beautiful colors and scene. Looks like a winner. #5477408

Joy Rector February 11, 2008

fantastic #5477470

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 11, 2008

Great job Ken! I love this scene - and the sky is wonderful!!! Excellent PS work my friend! #5477630

Michelle Alton February 11, 2008

Skies OFTEN need changing, Ken. It is a phenomenal image. Breathtaking and Stupendous.
Michelle #5477731

Jim Huffield February 11, 2008

Brilliant work on this gorgeous image, Ken. Jim #5477750

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston February 11, 2008

Ken, great photo editing work here! You keep uploading these photos and I will have to go back! #5477772

Nadya Johnson February 11, 2008

Gorgeous work on this stunning landscape, Ken! #5477836

Amy JACKSON level-classic February 11, 2008

Beautiful image, Ken! The sky looks great! #5477978

Shawn Jennings level-classic February 11, 2008

Beautiful landscape and great work on the sky! #5478010

Bridgette B February 11, 2008

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5478186

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic February 11, 2008

What a wonderful creation! #5478345

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 11, 2008

This is so beautiful, Ken!!! Love what you did with the sky as well! #5478501

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe February 11, 2008

Beautiful scenery and sky, Ken! #5478826

Hendrik Storme February 11, 2008

Terrific!!! Great job and capture,Ken!!! #5479144

Beverly A. Wright February 11, 2008

Great swap for a sky Ken!! Love the
different shades of blue in the water
and the sky! A neat little island for
a picnic or a fishing spot!! #5479261

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 11, 2008

What a beautiful shot...great job with that awesome sky! A place I would love to go! #5479440

John Connolly February 11, 2008

You have the knack of capturing mountain scenery to perfection Ken! This is just stunning, and your darkroom technique is above average! #5479766

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 11, 2008

Fantastic Ken! And John ~ Ken is above average that's why we call him SUPERMAN! LOL

jo ann c. #5479774

Jeana Clark February 11, 2008

LOL Jo Ann!!! I totally agree!!!
Fantastic and beautiful Ken!!!
Your work is exceptional!!!

~J~ #5480231

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe February 11, 2008

This is absolutely beautiful! Breathtaking, should be a winner. #5480297

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 11, 2008

What a beautiful scene, Ken! I love the pines--both the stand on the peninsula in the foreground and the larger forest cluster at the base of the mountains in the background. The colors are great and the swapped out sky is just right. Good luck on this one--it's a winner in my book, too. #5480564

David Phalen February 11, 2008

Awesome work Ken!! You've made a spectacular photo into a stunning image. WINNER!!! #5480751

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 11, 2008

Perfect match of sky to ground, Ken!!!!! Gorgeous composition!!!!! ♫ k #5481035

Ronald F. Fischer February 11, 2008

I was going to say, Ken, before I read that you swapped out the sky, that you must have been in heaven when you took this shot! Regardless, what a spectacular capture and awesome PS work! #5481196

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 12, 2008

unbelievable sky... wow breathtaking! #5482062

Deb Koskovich February 12, 2008

YOu did a phenomenal job rescuing this image beautifully with that sky -- majestic! The entire shot looks perfectly exposed. #5483106

Cathy Barrows February 12, 2008

stunning I wanna go #5483506

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 12, 2008

Magical...this is one outstanding image Ken! #5485545

Renee Doyle level-classic February 14, 2008

How gorgeous ..... and fab work on the sky Ken!! #5492620

Les Rhoades level-classic February 15, 2008

Fantastic! #5497615

Sandra R. Alvey February 17, 2008

Stunning image Ken, wonderful composite of the sky, very natural look! Great work hon! #5508974

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic February 17, 2008

This is breathtaking Ken. What a beautiful scene.
JP #5509715

Jill Odice level-classic February 19, 2008

This gorgeous image went right into my favs!!! #5516342

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 20, 2008

Man, this EP has been a long time coming, hasn't it!! Absolutely gorgeous image that I really expect to see again. #5522476

Corinne M. Thompson February 21, 2008

Absolutely perfect Ken! #5526675

James E. Coleman level-classic February 26, 2008

WOW, Jasper was just out of my reach timewise and I knew I had to get back there but THIS tells me why!!
Those clouds are so definitive, capping off a spectacular shot here!

Jim #5559139

Susan Jane Allen level-classic March 12, 2008

Those clouds really make this great shot. Very skillful work! #5631454

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 22, 2008

Don't know what's going on this month but we've got a link to the finalists in a discussion thread before the emails are out, badges are on, or February finalists list is on the Finalists page! So I guess I get to be the first to congratulate you on this glorious finalist, on its way to a win, I'm sure. (And I saw a 2-3 more in a quick run-through so congratulations on those, too.) #5676811

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist Ken! #5676891

Elida Gutierrez March 22, 2008

A Big Congrats in your Finalist!!! #5677005

Darren K. Fisher level-classic March 22, 2008

Ken I think this is one of your all time best. I love the clouds that are hanging around the mountains. Beautifully done job here. #5677245

William C. Raco level-classic March 22, 2008

Great job, Ken
Congratulations! #5677743

Michelle Alton March 22, 2008

Fabulous Finalist Ken. It's going all the way!
Michelle #5678035

Jeana Clark March 22, 2008

It's a WINNER!!!

~J~ #5678324

Lynne Morris level-classic March 22, 2008

Wonderful finalist Ken, huge congratulations! #5678957

Tamera S. Phillips March 22, 2008

Just beautiful Ken! Congrats on your finalist! #5679019

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 22, 2008

A very creative and beautiful finalist, Ken! Congratulations! #5679148

Jill Odice level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats on your finalist :-)Rack them up guy! :-) #5679198

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2008

S*P*E*C*T*A*C*U*L*A*R* finalist!!!
WTG, Ken!!!
(in my eyes, a WINNER)
~♥~Lisa #5679368

Mary Timman March 22, 2008

Awesome finalist. Congratulations Ken! #5679410

Colette M. Metcalf March 22, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS, Ken!!!! #5679862

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 22, 2008

So beautiful...Congratulations! #5680314

Cassie L. Woodlee March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Ken!!!!!!!!! #5680684

Susan Jane Allen level-classic March 22, 2008

Super congrats, Ken, on your three finalists! This should be a winner! #5680689

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Stunning Ken! #5680936

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Beautiful and deserving, Ken!! Congratulations!!!
Denny #5680992

Hendrik Storme March 23, 2008

Big congrats Ken! WTG! #5681675

Deb Koskovich March 23, 2008

Awesome finalist, Ken! #5681747

Eivor Kuchta March 23, 2008

Congratulations to all of your finalists, Ken! This is my absolute favorite. Hope this becomes a winner. #5682487

Mitch Spence level-classic March 23, 2008

Extraordinary, breathtaking, all of those things--congratulations, Ken. #5683204

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 23, 2008

gorgeous finalist Ken, congrats! #5683629

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 23, 2008

Congrats Ken on your Fantastic Finalist!! Jeff #5684166

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 23, 2008

Big congratulations on this finalist Ken, go all the way!

jo ann c. #5684253

Ray Clarke March 23, 2008

Great finalist Ken,well done #5684453

Alex T. Mizuno March 23, 2008

This is so majestic Ken!! Congratulations on the Finalist!! #5684755

Rakesh Syal level-classic March 23, 2008

I can see a winner here, Ken! Congrats! #5684993

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar March 23, 2008

looks like a winner to me, Ken!! congrats!! #5685865

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 24, 2008

WOW...beautiful...and congratulations! #5687400

Susan M. Smith level-classic March 24, 2008

Awesome Ken! Congrats on another fab Finalist! #5688498

Teri Klinger March 24, 2008

What a beautiful image! Your gallery is very inspiring - thanks! Congrats! #5688603

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 24, 2008

Fantasyland. Winner for sure, Ken. #5688638

Nadya Johnson March 24, 2008

Congratulations yet again Ken, for this SPECTACULAR finalist! #5688995

Susan M. Campbell March 24, 2008

A very stunning shot...a well deserved finalist...congrats! #5689493

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 24, 2008

Congratulations Ken
Good Luck in The Next Round #5689878

John Connolly March 24, 2008

Congratulations on your four February finalists, Ken! Great work! #5690004

Shawn Jennings level-classic March 24, 2008

I would love to go to this place if it's as beautiful as your pictures make it! Congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #5690726

Cathy Barrows March 24, 2008

Congrats on your finalist...gorgeous...is this on our agenda...lol #5691286

Bill Wyatt March 24, 2008

Wow this is gorgeous COngratulations!! #5691603

Renee Doyle level-classic March 24, 2008

Speaking of a good month .... big congrats on this wonderful finalist Ken!!!! #5691754

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic March 24, 2008

Great job Ken!!! Congrats on your Finalist! #5692386

Kathy L. Clark March 24, 2008

Congrats Ken on a truly beautiful finalist. #5692667

Carla Metzler March 25, 2008

Congratulations, Ken! Great job! #5693596

Corinne M. Thompson March 25, 2008

Glad to see a Finalist for this one Ken, congrats! #5696785

Graeme yew Chow March 26, 2008

Ken, this is my dream place, Big congrats to you. #5699379

Linda Blair March 28, 2008

Congraulations on this awesome finalist!!!! ☺ #5709827

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