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Horseshoe Lake Jasper NP

I decided to rendezvous with the other members of the Edson Photography Club at the Snaring River campground in Jasper National Park this past weekend. There is a lot of talent in this club that I initially joined when I lived in Edson but rejoined when I attended a workshop with Darwin Wiggett and Samantha Chrysanthou hosted by the club last fall. I slept  in my tent and must admit it was chilly at zero and even moved to a friend’s trailer the first night but stayed in my tent the second night just to prove that I could do it. I have never camped this early in the year nor in bear country until now. Just a few showed up but we had a good time at the scenic spots and even met a traveller who spotted us with our cameras and joined us at the campground and on outings…  It was very warm on Saturday which got the kinks out from the  cold evening before and we visited roadside reflecting pools, Horseshoe Lake and Athabasca Falls before returning to the campground for steaks provided by the club and potluck-delicious! Will post my photos from Sunday’s stops on the slow way home via Maligne Lake and roadside stops in future blogs.

6 responses

  1. What a beautiful lake! I love the rock outcroppings as the background for its turquoise water. Simply magical — nice shot!

    May 29, 2012 at 7:38 pm

  2. Beautiful photo Jane! Well done!! I can only imagine what you have in store for us!

    May 30, 2012 at 8:53 am

    • Thanks David. I fell in love with this spot but more views to come, large and small.

      May 30, 2012 at 3:48 pm

  3. Beautiful capture Jane! Wonderful colors!

    June 1, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    • no altering of colours-this is how it really looked

      June 1, 2012 at 10:36 pm

  4. Beautiful crystal clear blue water! Nice shot!

    June 1, 2012 at 11:04 pm

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