Photographing Pyramid Lake

The first photograph on a trip is always the most difficult. Adam Burton discusses a trip to Jasper National Park where he thought a shot of Pyramid Lake might elude him

The first few days of any photography trip are usually the most difficult. With new locations to explore, and sometimes jet lag to deal with, the first few days should be a relaxed affair, but for me they are the exact opposite. I always feel compelled to capture something special early on, whether that is a prominent vista or just a colourful sunrise, to take the pressure off myself. Once that first winner is bagged, I can relax and really start to enjoy my photography. This trip was going to be no exception, and after looking at the forecast for sunrise I was already putting the pressure on myself to …

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Adam Burton

Adam Burton is one of the UKs leading landscape photographers and author of five books. Since 2008 he has been working as a full time professional landscape photographer, regularly supplying imagery and undertaking commissions for a wide range of clients.

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