Viewing: The Canadian Rockies

Athabasca Falls Canyon

Jasper National Park, AB

Athabasca Falls Canyon by Eric Reynolds - Landscape Photographer

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The Story

With the fresh scent of pine in my nose, I captured this naturally beautiful scene. The canyon was created by the Athabasca River after pouring over Athabasca Falls. With it’s unique ridges and edges and the blueness of the river, I now say that it was one the the most beautiful places I saw in Jasper National Park. The coloration of the river comes from “Rock Flour” which is ground up rock created by glacial movements. My photo “Mt. Athabasca & Athabasca Falls” was taken directly behind where this picture is.

Image Details

Camera: Nikon D300

Lens: Nikkor 14-24 f2.8

ISO: 100

Aperture: 11

Exposure: 1/25 second