Another Weekly Win and More Mine Tour Results

First congratulations to Scott Dimond for another weekly win in the How to Photograph the Canadian Rockies Photo Contest, to see his winning photo of the week, click on this link.

The Canadian Rockies contest closes by the end of September so be sure to enter for a two night stay at the Aurum Lodge and a two night stay at eco-award winning Aurum Lodge, located 45 kilometres west of Nordegg, Alberta, Canada in the heart of the Bighorn Wildlands and situated overlooking Abraham Lake. The prize includes accommodations for one or two persons in a superior corner room and includes one evening meal, two breakfasts and taxes (value $400 CAD). The winner also receives a 20-image personalized portfolio critique by me (Darwin Wiggett) presented as an interactive PDF (value $200 CAD).

And below our Royce Howland’s six favorite photos form the Nordegg Mine Tour and the walk on the Athabasca Glacier.

©Royce Howland

©Royce Howland

©Royce Howland

©Royce Howland

©Royce Howland

©Royce Howland

5 Responses to “Another Weekly Win and More Mine Tour Results”

  1. Standing that close to a hole on ice doesn’t appear to be very smart. Is the second shadow someone holding him back?

  2. Yeah, we weren’t being reckless, and the 2nd shadow isn’t somebody looking to shove me in. 🙂 At this particular glacier mill (or moulin, as these holes are called), as Darwin says each of us was roped in with the guide holding on & firmly planted behind. The footing was stable and we were wearing ice cleats. Certainly nobody should be foolhardly on the glacier, safety is an important consideration. But most of the group took a go at the mills, and safety wasn’t an issue IMO.

    I should also say that while it wasn’t cropped, the photo exaggerates the perspective… which of course I meant it to do. 🙂

  3. Sonia J. Wadsworth Says:

    Excellent set – but then I wouldn’t expect anything less! I do like the self-portorait, glad I didn’t take a look, can’t cope with verticals, even allowing for the guiding counter-balance. Love the detail & colour.

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