Author Archives: Mark Unrau Media
Here is a short timelapse of Banff Ave with the sun setting over Cascade Mountain including shooting specs Camera: 5D Exposure: 1 frame every 5 seconds 1/15 @ f8 to 2 seconds @ F8 ISO: 100 Format: RAW Process Method: Full RAW workflow in Adobe Lightroom in conjunction with LRTimelapse. Imported RAW DNG to timelapse [...]
A photographic exhibition by photographer Mark Unrau at the Banff Public Library from October through November. Join Mark for the official opening on October 26th from 7-9pm. Mark will share his experience working on the award winning film – Shining Spirit, as well as share insights on his photographic process. Mark Unrau’s photographs capture the [...]
This was taken on set for the “Waiting For Godot” shoot for Theatre Encounter in Calgary.
On set for Theatre Encounters – Waiting for Godot. I brought in two 2400ws packs with a 6 foot box, 3 foot box and 4 heads. Enough power to cook a small chicken with and help keep a cast warm in the factory! I could light up a 15 foot area and still shoot at [...]
Every photograph tells a story. Some are strong and obvious and some, subtle. If the Photographer has made the image for commercial purposes or for news, then hopefully the story is obvious for the context in which it refers. If the Photographer is creating the image as fine art, then he has a lot more [...]
This is an image of a herd of deer grazing in front of Mount Everest in Tibet on this small patch of grass. The deer seemed to have come from nowhere and it unfolded quite quickly in front of me. Compositionally speaking, I was at a bit of a cross roads. I could get a [...]
This image was taken at Mile 7 along Skidegate Lake in Haida Gwaii. My dog Shadow was running around chasing sticks that I had to throw out of the frame in order for me to get this shot. Sometimes Shadow was a pain in the butt but I loved his company. I think often of [...]
Sometimes a photograph holds more meaning than can be seen at first glance. I took this shot back in 2007 and hadn’t paid much attention to it. Another photograph was chosen as my first pick so this one remained un flagged or colour coded. This morning I was grazing over photos looking for a fresh [...]
Here is the latest in my series of forest pans on an epic scale. This image was taken by the Marble Canyon campground in Kootenay National Park in BC, Canada. The forest is regenerating from the 2003 fire which started by lightning. This image measures in at 24,000 pixels on the long side.
A Fall wind blew through Banff Alberta the last couple of days reminding us residents of the Bow Valley that summer is like a windstorm. It comes as fast as it goes, leaves you a bit unexpectedly and you are never quite sure if it really happened. On a similar note, this year we are [...]