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    Rare Vancouver Snowfall

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    Lions Gate Bridge

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    Vancouver Science World

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    Vancouver

    Follow me on instagram http://instagram.com/patricklatter Amazing sunset from home. Long exposures while exploring the seawall.

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    Vancouver Street Photography
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    Vancouver Skyline

    Photos of the Vancouver skyline from the weekend. As I was taking photos down by the seawall early in the morning this little guy followed along with me.

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    Vancouver Seawall by Night

    Photos from a recent bike ride at night around the seawall.

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    Infrared Photography in Banff, Alberta, Canada

    How to Take Infrared Photographs Gear Used: IR Modified Canon 5D Mark II Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens I took this series of photographs in areas along the ‘Lake Minnewanka Loop’ near Banff, Alberta, Canada.

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    Infrared Photography IV

    How to Take Infrared Photographs Shot with a Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens at 31mm, f/11, 1/250s, ISO 400 on an IR modified Canon 5D Mk II.

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    Calgary Skyline II

    Panorama Photography Tips Gear Used: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Camera (Body Only) Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens Gitzo GT1541 Mountaineer 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs Really Right Stuff Bh-40 Ball Head Really Right Stuff Leveling Base Really Right Stuff L Bracket for 5D Mk III […]

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    Sunrise at Two Jack Lake in the Spring

    Landscape Photography Tips Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn right at the first Banff exit. From here follow the signs for Two Jack Lake. Gear Used: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Camera (Body Only) Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens Gitzo GT1541 Mountaineer 6X Carbon […]

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    Panorama of Yaletown, Vancouver

    Panorama Photography Tips Gear Used: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Camera (Body Only) Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens Gitzo GT1541 Mountaineer 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs This is 7 shots stitched together in portrait orientation using Photoshop. Shot at 58mm, f/11, 59.0s, and iso 100. With […]

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    Infrared Photography |||

    How to Take Infrared Photographs Shot with a Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens at 28mm, f/11, 1/250s, ISO 400 on an IR modified Canon 5D Mk II.

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    Calgary Skyline

    Panorama Photography Tips Gear Used: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Camera (Body Only) Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens Gitzo GT1541 Mountaineer 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs This is 5 shots stitched together in portrait orientation using Photoshop. Shot at 55mm, f/11, 1/20s, and iso 100. Crescent […]

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    Alberta Prairies

    This was one of the first landscape shots I was really proud of. Taken in my first few months of photography, 4 years ago.

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    Road to Hana

    Taken on the ‘Road to Hana’ in Maui. Amazing drive!

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    Spring Cherry Blossoms

    Shot with a new camera/lens. The Olympus OM-D and the Panasonic 25mm F1.4. The OM-D and it’s lenses are roughly 1/3 to 1/4 the size and weight of my Canon. This is the first mirror less camera that I’ve felt has had the image quality and lens selection to rival […]

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    Canmore Snow Storm

    I LOVE making photographs in bad weather. These were all taken along the many pathways around the small town of Canmore in the Canadian Rockies. The 4th photo reminded me of a cupped hand reflected in the water.  

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    Vermilion Lakes V

    Directions Vermilion Lakes is a short 5 minute drive NW of Banff. Take Mount Norquay Rd from downtown towards Highway 1. Then turn left at Vermilion Lakes Drive. Story With the fresh snow fall I decided to head to edge of the last vermilion lake. With the warm temperatures lately there was […]

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    Abstract Trees

    Photographic Information To achieve this effect all you need is a longish shutter speed, 1/20th in this case, and a short controlled pan of the camera in one direction while the shutter is open. To get a long shutter speed during the day without blowing out the image, use the […]

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    Canmore Mountains

    I took this photo this past weekend on a cold morning in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. On the left you can see ‘Ha Ling Peak’ and the right you can see ‘East End of Rundle’.

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    Castle Mountain
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    Canmore

    Background There are tons of great walking paths around the town of Canmore. This one even includes a boardwalk over some marshy areas that follow along the river.

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    Vermilion Lakes IV

    Directions Vermilion Lakes is a short 5 minute drive NW of Banff. Take Mount Norquay Rd from downtown towards Highway 1. Then turn left at Vermilion Lakes Drive. Story A very cold sunset at Vermilion Lakes this past weekend. The lake is entirely frozen except for a few sections with […]

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    Maui III BW

    Background I took these on the stretch of highway that continues on past Hana and found this to be one of the most underrated parts of the island. The road was not nearly as busy as the road to Hana and the vast fields are mostly untouched other than some small ranches.

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    Maui II

    Background I took this on the stretch of highway that continues on past Hana and found this to be one of the most underrated parts of the island. The road was not nearly as busy as the road to Hana and the vast fields are mostly untouched other than some small ranches. Another […]

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    Honolulu Nui Bay, Maui

    Background This is the view from a small lookout that is at the end of Naihiku Road. It’s a little out of the way but I found this to be one of the best views on the island.

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    Haleakala Crater, Maui

    The roughly 1 hour (2 hours if you leaving from Wailea) drive from sea level, follows a winding switch back that ends at 3055 m (10,023 ft). Try to arrive at least an hour before sunrise if you want a parking spot at the upper lot. I arrived even earlier […]

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    Three Bears Falls, Maui

    Story My favorite falls on the ‘Road to Hana”. It can be seen from the road but this viewpoint can be attained by scrambling down some rocks on the far side of the bridge. From there just rock hop your way under the bridge and to the falls.

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    Wailea Sea Wall, Maui

    Story This was taken along a stretch of the Wailea Sea Wall. I’ve always loved interesting looking trees that are isolated like this one. Shot at 17mm at F16 with a shutter speed of 1/40s and iso 100. This is cropped from a larger photo, so I would say the focal […]

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    Maui

    Story I just arrived back from my trip to Maui and this is a small preview of what’s to come. This photograph is from one of the many small beaches that line the west side of the island towards Lahaina

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    Lake Minnewanka by Night

    Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn right at the first Banff exit. From here follow the signs for Lake Minnewanka. Background For the best results when doing astrophotography you want to ensure the following things: Clear night. As cold as possible. No moon. Drive as far away from […]

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    Vermilion Lakes III

    Directions Vermilion Lakes is a short 5 minute drive NW of Banff. Take Mount Norquay Rd from downtown towards Highway 1. Then turn left at Vermilion Lakes Drive. Story November is one of my favorite times of year to take photos, as the lakes have just begun to freeze and […]

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    Two Jack Lake

    Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn right at the first Banff exit. From here follow the signs for Two Jack Lake Background I didn’t find a composition I liked at the shoreline, but there was some amazing light hitting the distant cascade mountain range. After leaving I came […]

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    Vermilion Lakes Sunrise

    Directions Vermilion Lakes is a short 5 minute drive NW of Banff. Take Mount Norquay Rd from downtown towards Highway 1. Then turn left at Vermilion Lakes Drive. Background After nearly 4 weekends in a row of cloudy weather and missed sunrises, it finally came together this past Saturday morning. There was […]

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    Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka

    Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn right at the first Banff exit. From here follow the signs for Two Jack Lake. Background I passed by Lake Minnewanka on my way to Two Jack Lake and took a few shots while it was still dark. The cold temperatures caused […]

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    Johnson Lake

    Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn right at the first Banff exit. From here follow the signs for Johnson lake. Background It was still dark when I arrived, with heavy snow falling. This time of year is great for capturing the white snows of winter against the calm reflecting water […]

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    Spray Lakes

    Directions Take the road out of Canmore towards the Nordic centre. Continue past the Grassi Lakes and the Goat Creek day use parking. Follow the unpaved Spray lakes road for about 27-28km until you see the Sparrowhawk Picnic sign. The lake is on your right. Background I arrived at the lakes about […]

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    Machu Picchu

    Background I took this photograph a few years ago on my trip to Peru.  You can see Wayna Picchu towering behind the ruins. It’s a relatively easy hike up to the top of this peak and there are some amazing views.

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    Harvest Moon

    Background Sunday’s harvest moon, taken with a 400mm F5.6 and a 1.4x Extender.

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    Moraine Lake Sunrise

    Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn left at the Lake Louise exit. Then follows the signs for Moraine Lake. Background I arrived at the parking lot just before 7am.  It was still dark and you could see the warm glow of the nearby lodge in the morning rain. […]

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    “Winter is coming…”

    Background Many of my favourite hikes are not far from the small mountain town of Canmore. An amazing little town with great people. This is one of the pedestrian bridges in town just this past Spring. Looking forward to winter and snow 😀

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    Infrared Photography

    How to Take Infrared Photographs

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    Moraine Lake

    Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn left at the Lake Louise exit. Then follows the signs for Moraine Lake. Story We decided to stop at Moraine Lake while driving home from a house boating trip in BC as we were going to go right past it. There was a nearby forest fire […]

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    Vermilion Lakes

    Directions Vermilion Lakes is a short 5 minute drive NW of Banff. Take Mount Norquay Rd from downtown towards Highway 1. Then turn left at Vermilion Lakes Drive. Story This is another older photo but I thought I would share it on here. I had the idea for this for […]