Collin J Örthner – Photographer

March 29, 2013

Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

Filed under: Ice, Medium Format, Nature, pinhole, snow, Travel, Trees, Water, Winter, Zero Image — collin orthner @ 8:45 am

I was on my way to Banff and decided to stop in for a couple of hours at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park a couple weeks ago. This is a fairly small park about 1.5 hours drive from my home just a bit north and west of Calgary. It was quite cold and windy (-13C), but hey I didn’t have to worry about any batteries freezing up, just my nose and fingers!! I had the place to myself for at least an hour and had a good time exploring along the creek which flows year round from underground springs. There are quite a few small waterfalls as well which add to the interest of the place. I followed the creek for maybe a kilometre or so along very icy paths, and made it out after falling only once. Bruised my butt, and I managed to keep the camera away from impact and it still looks really pretty.  My exposures ranged from around 30 seconds to a couple of minutes on Lomography 100 ISO film.

 

 

 

 

[Zero Image 6×9 pinhole]

 

 

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