I have the opportunity to live in a vast country that stretches from the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans and my work will on occasion have me travel from one side to the other.
A fellow worker also an avid photographer knew that I was heading to the province of Alberta in the area of Calgary and assumed that I would be going to the Banff National Park amongst the Canadian rocky mountain range, having been there in the past I knew that the province had more to offer and therefore decided to look and see where I could go to take pictures on my downtime.
After spending sometime on-line looking at the tourism brochures I found that there was in a specific area of the province a badland area where I could find rock formation also known as Hoodoo like in Utha in the United States, and that in the same area they had also been some dinosaur digs and that a museum of palaeontology could also be found.
When I returned to the office a few weeks later, I approached the co-worker and told him that I had a few picture that I wanted to show him from my last trip out West. As he was expecting to see pictures of the Rockies, he was surprised to see what I had captured, but I told him that the pictures that I took could not translate correctly what my eyes had seen, the colours were much more vibrant in real life and that I was slightly disappointed that I was not able to to get them to represent what I had seen. He told me that it was funny that I had taken these pictures as he was reading a book from Dan Margulis Photoshop LAB Color The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace.
I would like to thank my co-worker for sharing this information with me and I pass this along to you with a little wisdom to add "listen to the people around you and offer your help, as when you least expect it will be return onto you" Happy shooting
Photo credits: Martial Genest.
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