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Moraine Lake | by annkelliott
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Moraine Lake

I couldn't decide whether to add a frame or not to this photo, and if I did, whether to use black or grey. In the end, I more or less just clicked on one and here it is - black, ha. This was taken yesterday, when I went with friends from England to the Banff area, Lake Louise, and Moraine Lake (seen in the image above). We had some sunshine at the beginning of our trip, but it poured with rain for the rest of the day. Took a few photos, anyway, and some seem to have come out reasonably, despite the weather and very low cloud cover. Surprisingly, the colour of the lake still looked turquoise, which is part of the magic of this very popular destination. The color is due to the refraction of light off the rock flour deposited in the lake on a continual basis. Had a great day, though, thanks to Linda and Tony!

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Taken on September 9, 2012