Peyto Lake, Canadian Rockies Photography Hot Spot
A rare image of Photography Magazine Extra owner, internationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer Pamela Goodyer taken by Tom Gross during the Extra Eyes Photo Tour that she runs. Next year we go here on a PRIVATE JET PHOTO TOUR! 2024
Peyto Lake Photography
Can you see the wolf image in the lake?
Peyto Lake is a stunning natural wonder located in the Canadian Rockies. It’s renowned for its beautiful blue waters and picturesque setting. Peyto Lake photography is a popular activity for tourists and photographers alike. The lake is easily accessible from the nearby town of Banff, making it a popular spot for day trips.
Peyto Lake photography offers breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The best time to photograph the lake is in the early morning or late evening when the sun is low in the sky and casts a beautiful golden light on the water. Peyto Lake is also famous for sunset photography, as the sunsets here are incredible.
Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting, Peyto Lake Photography will give you some amazing shots you’ll cherish forever.
This lake is a stop along the Icefields Parkway, but it is a location from which you will not get many different images. There is an overlook that you walk down to from the parking lot and view the lake.
We don’t have many images here because this is the main area. Park in the upper parking lot if you cannot do the long walk up the steep road. You will need to stitch your images together here. You do not have to be on a tripod to do that. There were some trails, but we had yet to adventure down them toward the lake to see what we could find. Maybe this year, when we return in June will explore. We go every year with Extra Eyes Photo Tours on the Canadian Rockies Photo Tour.
The main image above was photo stitched. We took five shots with our camera vertically and stitched them together. If you are unsure how to do this, join us on a photo tour, and we will teach you how! Either way, know how to do this before photographing this magnificent location.