House of Light

When I shot this image I was standing on a frozen river. Except, it wasn't that frozen. I mean, it was because it was -20 degrees outside, but I could literally feel the water underneath my feet raging downstream. I mean it was moving quickly.  20 feet behind where I was standing I could see the water as it was unfrozen.  It wasn't super deep so I thought the risk was worth it, because, well, look at that view!  But, in all honesty, there are many situations I put myself in that I probably shouldn't have to get the shot.  After spending so much time in slot canyons in the Southwest, I stumbled upon these canyons in Northern Canada and I was in love. The textured walls and the blue frozen river below me coupled with the snow above just made for the perfect shot.  I took some time to wait it out until it was dark enough to photograph a few stars and the results were awesome.  After taking a few shots, and knowing that I had captured what I wanted, and when I could no longer feel my toes, I decide to get the heck off that ice and de-thaw!

Limited Edition

Edition Size: 100
Location: Alberta, Canada
Format: 3:2


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