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Moraine Lake

Banff National Park, Alberta

Moraine Lake and the Valley of Ten Peaks in Summer, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Moraine Lake (Lac Moraine in French), located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, is a true gem of Canada. With its awe-inspiring geographical features, stunning colors, and breathtaking natural beauty, Moraine Lake captures the essence of the Canadian wilderness like no other. Nestled amidst the towering Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake sits at an elevation of 1,884 meters (6,181 feet) above sea level. It is situated in the stunning Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. This pristine lake is a result of the melting glaciers that once covered this magnificent landscape.

Moraine Lake is a pristine alpine lake situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, just a short distance from Lake Louise. The lake owes its existence to the glaciers that carved this region thousands of years ago. The lake gets its name from the moraine, a mix of rocks, debris, and sediment, formed by the moving glaciers. It is a fascinating reminder of the glacial forces that shaped the Canadian Rockies, and serves as a connection to the nearby glaciers that still contribute to the lake's beauty. Renowned for its vivid turquoise color, the mesmerizing hue is a result of the refraction of light on glacial rock flour suspended in the water. The glacial rock flour, consisting of finely ground rock particles, flows into the lake from surrounding glaciers. As light passes through the suspended particles, it scatters and reflects, creating the stunning turquoise color that Moraine Lake is famous for. It is a natural phenomenon that adds to the lake's allure. This unique color adds to the lake's charm and draws visitors from all around the world.

Its' close proximity to the world-renowned Lake Louise is an added bonus for visitors seeking to explore the wonders of this region. Both lakes offer stunning beauty and unique experiences, but Moraine Lake possesses an unrivaled charm of its own. While Lake Louise may steal the spotlight with its grandeur and popularity, Moraine Lake captivates with its serene and intimate setting, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the tranquility and splendor of this hidden gem.

The lake is located within Banff National Park, Canada's oldest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage site. This protected area encompasses a vast expanse of wilderness, pristine forests, and awe-inspiring mountain landscapes. From hiking and wildlife spotting to canoeing and simply basking in the tranquility of nature, visitors to Moraine Lake are spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor activities. Exploring Banff National Park is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that showcases the true beauty and diversity of Canada's natural heritage.

Year Photographed: 2015

Standard: Canson Infinity Fine Art Print - Ready To Frame

Moraine Lake print

Canson Infinity prints are printed on 100% museum-grade cotton papers with a matte or lustre finish which has the vibrancy of glossy papers without the reflections. With a high Dmax, Canson prints have rich colors and deep blacks. At 310 gsm, these fine art prints feel substantial when held and is one of the most archival papers on the market with a rating of over 200 years.

Each print features a one-inch white border around the live image area to provide maximum flexibility while framing. Loose prints are the ideal choice for interior designers or collectors who plan to work with a professional framer. I custom sign all individual prints with a digital signature for provenance unless requested otherwise.

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Gallery-Quality: ChromaLuxe Metal Edge Mount - Ready To Hang

Gallery-Quality: ChromaLuxe Metal Edge Mount - Ready To Hang

Dye-sublimation ChromaLuxe metal prints have excellent contrast and saturation which make for a modern, eye-catching fine art photography print. ChromaLuxe prints are weather-resistant and the most durable print substrate available which make them ideal for high-traffic locations including hospitals, hotels, offices and restaurants.

My ChromaLuxe metal prints come with a glossy finish featuring vibrant, saturated colors. The edge mount frame is 1.3" thick and comes ready to hang. The back of the print includes my signature backstamp. I custom sign all individual prints with a digital signature for provenance unless requested otherwise.

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Museum-Quality: TruLife® Acrylic Face Mount Print - Ready To Hang

Museum-Quality: TruLife® Acrylic Face Mount Print - Ready To Hang

The most luxurious of fine art prints, TruLife® Acrylic face mount prints have a 3d-like appearance due to the print being sandwiched between museum-quality acrylic and a solid backer medium. The paper is specifically made for face mounted prints and features a pearl-like luminescence. When light hits the acrylic, it refracts through the artwork and gives off an appearance of having been illuminated from within. These are the most vibrant and detailed prints I offer. Acrylic prints are best suited for hanging in homes.

I custom sign all individual prints with a digital signature for provenance unless requested otherwise

This hand-polished, ready-to-hang print includes a 1/8" acrylic face mount with a clear acrylic or Comatex backing and a back mounted floating frame.

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