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Alberta's drying lakes

Tracks along drying channel

Tracks along dry­ing channel

Recently, Dan Jurak, one of my favourite Edmonton-area pho­tog­ra­phers and blog­ger, pub­lished an image on his photo blog that reminded me so strongly of this pho­to­graph of mine taken this past sum­mer, that at first I thought they could have been taken at the same place. It turns out it’s not the same loca­tion, but sim­i­lar com­po­si­tions and sim­i­lar sub­ject mat­ter — Alberta’s lakeshores are turn­ing to mud­flats (and our mud­flats are turn­ing to grass­lands). I took this photo at the Min­is­tik Game Bird Sanc­tu­ary, near the loca­tion of the photo in another recent entry of mine, it’s a dif­fer­ent lake, but the same trend. I like the mood­i­ness of this photo, with the some­what threat­en­ing sky and the ani­mal foot­prints reced­ing towards the rem­nant lake.

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