Motionless Mornings

This is a 4 image stitch that was taken at the beginning of October in the Kananaskis Region here in Alberta, Canada. 

I was eager to get out shooting on this particular morning as the seasons first snow had fallen the previous afternoon. I headed out well before sunrise hoping that the grey skies would begin to clear. It was a very still morning so I had to wait around for a while until the clouds began to pass over. I had absolutely no problems sitting, waiting, watching, and listening while the skies slowly cleared.

Motionless Mornings

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28 responses

  1. great photo

    October 31, 2009 at 3:22 am

  2. wow that is one hell of a reflection!
    love it! 🙂

    October 31, 2009 at 11:25 am

  3. I would quit while your ahead, you have been producing the most extraordinary quality shots over there Luke, surely a nikon cannot produce that!!

    Great Work.

    October 31, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    • Luke Austin

      Haha, thanks for the kind words Thomas, I appreciate it 🙂

      November 1, 2009 at 5:08 am

  4. Clint Baker

    Wow mate….. perfect!!!! did u get a horizontal pano???
    that nikon is amazing!!!!!

    October 31, 2009 at 8:05 pm

    • Luke Austin

      Cheers Clint. I have a few horizontal panos from this place and the same morning. I went with this one 🙂

      November 1, 2009 at 5:09 am

  5. truenorthmark

    Nice work mate!

    Cheers,

    Mark

    October 31, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    • Luke Austin

      Thanks Mark!

      November 1, 2009 at 5:10 am

  6. Nikon or Canon, doesn’t matter if you can come up with shots like that.

    Ripper pic mate.

    At last I’ve got around to adding you to my links Luke , sorry it’s taken a while.

    November 1, 2009 at 5:04 am

    • Luke Austin

      Cheers Mervman and thanks for the link. I figured I must have done something wrong! haha

      November 1, 2009 at 5:11 am

  7. chloe

    i have never seen a vertical stitch, it’s intriguing.
    awesome photograph, i love how you captured the scenery as a reflection perfectly, i want to do that one day

    November 1, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    • Thanks Chloe. Don’t worry you will, just get out there!

      November 2, 2009 at 11:15 am

  8. Another stunner for exhibition your going to have have one day with all these photo’s.

    November 1, 2009 at 4:12 pm

  9. Lovely shot!
    And great blog ! Will add it to my reader !
    Keep up the good work ! Cheers !

    November 2, 2009 at 4:29 am

    • Cheers Doru, and thank you for dropping by.

      November 2, 2009 at 11:16 am

  10. I feel like I can almost smell just how crisp it was, superb reflections Luke. I love your photography

    November 2, 2009 at 1:21 pm

    • Luke Austin

      Thanks Katie 🙂

      November 3, 2009 at 8:22 am

  11. Excellent job on the vertical stitch. Haven’t got to Canada yet… definitely on my bucket list!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:00 pm

    • Luke Austin

      Thanks Graham. You definitely need to get here!

      November 3, 2009 at 8:23 am

  12. Just awesome …. I’d hang that on my wall for sure …

    November 3, 2009 at 8:48 am

  13. Bree McMillan

    Wow!!!!! that is just amazing

    November 4, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    • Luke Austin

      Thanks Bree 🙂

      November 5, 2009 at 7:57 am

  14. Tony Middleton

    Magical, sublime and superb Luke ! these reflections you are getting over there with the mountain backdrops just oooze wilderness. Love it mate !

    November 5, 2009 at 3:49 am

    • Luke Austin

      Thanks a lot Tony. It is bloody beautiful out here that’s for sure.

      November 5, 2009 at 7:57 am

  15. Luke,

    This is just 100% amazing. This photo truely conveys the beauty of your surroundings. Its literally perfect.

    Jamie

    November 5, 2009 at 5:36 am

    • Luke Austin

      Thanks Jamie!

      November 5, 2009 at 7:58 am

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