Early Morning Reflection - Banff National Park, Alberta

Herbert Lake, Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Alberta

The first lake that you come to when you leave Lake Louise and start driving on the amazing Icefields Parkway is Herbert Lake. This small lake is mere footsteps from the parkway and has some amazing views of the mountains. In my mind, there are two views that are classic Herbert Lake. The most popular one is looking southwest where the Canadian Rockies are in full force, especially at sunrise. It is a terrific view, and I shot way too many photos of it. I pride myself in exploring and getting different shots, and, when you look northwest, you can see this view, which I really love too. It's subject is more about the trees, the lake and the reflection, with just a hint of the mountain. Regardless of which view, Herbert Lake is a great spot and a great beginning to one of the greatest drives in the world.