Turns out, it’s a prairie thing.
Beargrass ‘up close’
June is the best month for storm watching in southern Alberta. The landscape is vibrant and green, the light is clear as the temperatures haven’t hit their hazy summer peaks, and the clouds moving through the foothill regions are absolutely amazing. These were taken at various spots around Longview heading south towards the Crowsnest Pass.
Southern Alberta features some of the most otherworldly and distinctive landscapes in Canada. Visiting Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park and exploring the stone formations on the Milk River Ridge in plain view of the Sweet Grass Hills over the border in Montana is always an incredible experience.
I am not really a ‘gear’ person, and pretty much refuse to drag a tripod around with me. But I think I will be pulling out my macro lens a lot more this summer, to see if I can get better. These shots are from Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park in B.C., taken about a week ago. It begins.