Moonlighting Louise

One of the things I was able to do when I was up in Banff was to do a little late night long exposure work.  The first night I ventured over to Lake Louise, which was nearby and captured some shots of the lake with the glacier behind the lake at night.  Unlike the daytime, there was nobody around the lake at night.  The moon was a couple of days from a full moon so the moon gave off quite a bit of light, giving a nice reflection and lighting up the rocks around the lake.  It was a perfect night for capturing Lake Louise.

Moonlighting Louise - ©2011 Rick Louie Photography - All Rights Reserved
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Capture Notes:

  • Ida

    Ooh. Love the solitude of the night.

  • A.Barlow

    Very nice example of night photography. very cool.

  • Very nice Rick. I really like the reflection of the tip of the mountain.

  • That’s really cool. I loved Lake Louise, the colors there are amazing. Did you use the bulb setting?

  • I have a similar shot from here. Love the clear sky, it looks beautiful. It was overcast and misty when I was there.

  • Excellent shot Rick – love the reflection and the rocks along the shore.

  • Awesome work, Rick. I like the reflections and the colors on the foreground rocks.

  • Wonderful image. I especially like the reflection! Well done!