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Spirit Island

By Jasper87  
One of the most photographed views in the Rockies, Spirit island is a tiny 'island' in Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park, Canada. The water was a bit low at the end of the summer so a little bit messy in the foreground. The Island is reached by pleasure boat or canoe, and if the former you only get 20 minutes to grab a snap or two then back on boat to let the next boat arrive.

Dave

Tags: Blue Water Spirit Island Canada Jasper national park Maligne lake Landscape and travel

Voters: PhilT2, PranavMishra, Alison_S and 105 more

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PranavMishra 9 52 18 India
28 Jan 2016 9:32AM
beautiful..
Alison_S 15 339 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 9:32AM
Beautiful landscape, of an equally beautiful looking location.
fentiger 20 920 24 England
28 Jan 2016 9:35AM
Wonderfully composition taking you right into this beautiful scene.

Albert
digital_boi 15 3 6 Scotland
28 Jan 2016 9:37AM
I like the f/g Dave it just looks natural what a splendid capture excellent work

Graham
28 Jan 2016 9:39AM
Beautiful scenery Dave, super image,
Fred.
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 9:46AM
I want a Canon EOS 5D MkIII - such stunning clarity in this and all your images.
Somebody making a fortune with the boat trips but what a rewarding vision!
Kate Grin
exposure Plus
17 6.0k United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 9:49AM
A beautiful scene & image.
Pauline.
mex 13 27 3 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 9:55AM
Super location and so well captured Dave.
cheers Phil.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
28 Jan 2016 9:55AM
Superbly captured beautiful image, Dave.
mex 13 27 3 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 9:58AM
Just got a 5dmk3 Dave any tip's would be appreciated.
cheers PhilSmileSmileSmileSmile
KingBee Plus
15 554 2 Scotland
28 Jan 2016 9:59AM
Another beauty. In your Canadian series you have opened up a whole range of possibilities for aspiring visitors (including a possible return trip for me) to the Canadian Rockies, with images of locations I've never even heard of, but would love to see for myself. Brilliant in every way.

Regards.
Bob
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 10:05AM
A excellent landscape image DaveGrinGrinGrin

Cliff
28 Jan 2016 10:06AM
Wonderful! And I like your foreground - it's part of the landscape.
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 10:11AM
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Massive landscape
28 Jan 2016 10:26AM
A stunning capture of this beautiful and dramatic landscapeSmile

DannySmile
Greyheron 19 282 7 England
28 Jan 2016 10:45AM
Love your ''grab snap", Dave Wink Superb viewing...

Mike
danbrann 17 640 17
28 Jan 2016 10:47AM
A most wonderful Scene to greet you.
28 Jan 2016 10:58AM
Very Bierstadt...
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
28 Jan 2016 10:59AM
Quite simply a superb composition from an idyllic place, Dave: hope my UA says it all.
R.
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 11:41AM
A truly outstanding landscape, Dave.

Ken
EMJAYCEE Plus
12 10 10 England
28 Jan 2016 11:55AM
UA is to express how much I like it - just wonderful.
Joan
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 12:11PM
Take yet another user award from me.
Philpot Plus
9 531 4 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 12:45PM
Simply a stunning scene Dave.
ade123 8 285 1 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 12:56PM
An Outstanding image Dave. Every One a Winner

Ade
Bantu 8 7 1 India
28 Jan 2016 1:00PM
Perfect,too good my friend.

Vikram
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
28 Jan 2016 1:23PM
Outstanding composition!
Ty
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
28 Jan 2016 2:24PM
Beautiful scenery, Dave, very dramatic looking, and very nicely captured Smile
Trev Smile
28 Jan 2016 3:58PM
Beautiful, a stunning image Dave !
28 Jan 2016 4:56PM
WOW! what a location Dave, an excellent comp'.

JohnSmile
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
28 Jan 2016 5:07PM
That house/lens combo is brilliant, n'est pas?

Looks to me, on my screen, as if it needs a 0.5 twist anti-clockwise? (The water at the far end of the lake).

Malc
Niknut Plus
11 3.0k 82 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 5:40PM
Gorgeous shot !!!!!.....lovely well balanced composition, with great colours & clarity !!...love the way
that "messy" f/g adds lotsa depth to the shot too !!Smile

What a dreamland of a place !!!!!!!!!!.Grin
Philip_H 9 1.5k United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 5:56PM
An aptly named island in such a spiritually uplifting spot.

P.
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 6:00PM
A beautiful landscape
Ju
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 6:46PM
The best of your many captures from Canada Dave.
Peter.
andylea2 7 16 1 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 6:46PM
Epic landscape Dave Wink
Andy
carper123 Plus
9 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 7:49PM
My fav image, Dave, luv the foreground leading you through the image, a stunner.
Darryl SmileSmileSmile
helenlinda Plus
14 374 22 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 7:53PM
What a sky to top it all SmileSmileSmile
Helen
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
28 Jan 2016 8:52PM
An exceptionally fine image, such a beautiful place!
28 Jan 2016 8:59PM
Superb shot Dave. Cathy
28 Jan 2016 9:15PM
SUPERB Dave..Lin
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2238 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2016 9:19PM
Phenomenal view, the awards say it all.
xwang 12 56 8
28 Jan 2016 9:46PM
Beautiful image, you handled the high light wonderfully...
28 Jan 2016 10:41PM
Outstanding view, a great capture, Dave!!
Effrossini
28 Jan 2016 10:59PM
Wonderful image expertly captured.
28 Jan 2016 11:22PM
so beautiful...lucky enough it didn't rain or snow...great stuff SmileSmile
DavesWork 7 1 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2016 1:39PM
Breathtaking scenery beautifully captured.
David
29 Jan 2016 2:11PM
Congratulations on the awards awards , excellent landscape imge, wonderful vista, Dave
titchpics 10 7 England
29 Jan 2016 3:48PM
Wonderful image of an equally wonderful country...
Fefe Plus
9 57 37 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2016 4:42PM
I wonder if there is a laminate floor under that water DaveSadSad
Fantastic image, congrats on all those awards....well deserved!
Diane
phillG 15 221 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2016 6:11AM
Deserving of all the awards have my badge too, a top top capture
Phil
Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
31 Jan 2016 4:20PM
Absolutely gorgeous Dave!
Rende
9 Feb 2016 7:40PM
Love it.
BrianSS 14 418 41 England
18 Jan 2018 12:41PM
A super image Dave . . . but what I would like to know is how on earth did you manage not to get anyone else in the shot?

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