40 years ago this week I first arrived in Banff, Alberta to work at the Banff Springs Hotel and begin my love of the Rocky Mountains. For three summers I returned to Banff to work between semesters at university. In 1982 I took the train back to Ontario to start life as a grown-up. That... Continue Reading →
Now, working with the same principal of slowing down my shutter speed in order to soften the water, with this shot of Louise Creek I went even further. The shutter speed here was 30 seconds long
I don't know all of the mechanics behind an inversion, but the end result is that the cold air is down while the warm air is up, and there's usually an odd cloud formation involved (see the layer of cloud sitting on the lake in the image below). In this case the cloud seemed to have trapped the frigid air right down on the lake, making it bitterly biting and difficult to go too far, especially for our two small dogs.