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Moraine Lake Photography Workshop

*Special Add-On $75/person



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At Moraine Lake Sunrise Shuttle, we are committed to offering an unparalleled experience for our guests who wish to witness the majestic beauty of Moraine Lake at sunrise. Our promise to you includes:

  • No Guest Minimums: Moraine Lake Sunrise Shuttle departures are guaranteed with no minimum guest numbers required.

  • No Hidden Fees: Our transparent pricing means the price you see is the final price, exclusive of the required Government sales tax of 5%. Enjoy our all-inclusive pricing with no surprises, quoted in CAD.

  • Putting Guests First: Our meticulous planning ensures an efficient schedule for the best Moraine Lake sunrise views, complemented by amenities designed for your utmost comfort and enjoyment.

  • Expertise You Can Trust: Benefit from over 20 years of landscape photography and tourism experience with our leadership, ensuring your journey is complimented with passionate local guides rich in knowledge and insights of Moraine Lake and Banff.

  • Supporting Our Community: Choosing Moraine Lake Sunrise Shuttle means supporting sustainable tourism in Banff. We’re dedicated to fostering a vibrant local community, ensuring a living wage for our staff, and partnering with ethical local and Canadian businesses.

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Moraine Lake Photography

Learn essential landscape photography skills on location at Moraine Lake for sunrise.

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Moraine Lake Photography Workshop Details

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This landscape photography workshop will teach essential skills on location at Moraine Lake for sunrise.

Group size is a max pax of 4 people per morning.

Take advantage of our exclusive Photography Workshop add-on. A hands-on workshop led by award-winning photographer Mark Unrau.

Mark will guide you through essential photography skills, focusing on obtaining proper exposure and crafting a creative composition that does justice to the breathtaking beauty of Moraine Lake at sunrise. Tailored to the unique challenges and opportunities presented by the morning light, this workshop is designed for individuals who understand the basics of photography but wish to elevate their skills.

Limited to a maximum of 4 participants per morning, this intimate setting ensures personalized attention and a unique opportunity for hands-on learning.

Add this landscape photography workshop to either your Moraine Lake Sunrise Tour or your Dual Lakes Sunrise Tour.

workshops location: Moraine Lake

Workshop duration: 1.5 hours

Expand on your landscape photography skills.

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Blankets are provided on tour with Moraine Lake Sunrise Shuttle


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Our pick up locations

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Canmore Pick Up
Blackstone Mountain Lodge
Grande Rockies Resort
Canmore Rocky Mountain Inn
Pocaterra Inn
*Canmore Visitor Information Centre
Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge
Coast Canmore Hotel
Rundle Mountain Lodge
Falcon Crest Lodge
Solara Resort
Georgetown Inn & Pub
Stoneridge Mountain Resort
Northwinds by Basecamp
Super 8 by Wyndham Canmore

*Please select the Canmore visitor information Centre if you are not staying at any of the above hotels. Please see a map of its location here.

Banff Pick Up
Banff Aspen Lodge
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Banff Ptarmigan Inn
Fox Hotel & Suites
Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
High Country Inn
*Banff Train Station
Irwin’s Mountain Inn
Banff Inn
Moose Hotel & Suites
Banff International Hostel
Moxy Banff
Banff Rocky Mountain Resort
Red Carpet Inn
Canalta Lodge
Rimrock Resort Hotel
Charltons Banff
Royal Canadian Lodge
Elk + Avenue Hotel
Samesun Banff
The Rundlestone Lodge

*Please select the Banff Train Station if you are not staying at any of the above hotels. Please see a map of its location here.

Upper Lake Louise Lower Lake Louise
Chateau Lake Louise
Mountaineer Lodge
Paradise Lodge & Bungalows
Post Hotel & Spa
HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre

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Photography Workshop

Landscape Photography Workshop Add-on: $75 per person added to your tour cost.

The landscape photography workshop add-on is roughly 1.5 hours of instruction time at Moraine Lake only.

Moraine Lake Sunrise Tour

Approximate tour duration:
Canmore pick-up: 5 hours
Banff pick-up: 4.5 hours
Lake Louise pick-up: 3 hours

Dual Lakes Sunrise Tour

Approximate tour duration:
Canmore pick-up: 7 hours
Banff pick-up: 6.5 hours
Lake Louise pick-up: 5 hours

*There is planned road construction through the village of Lake Louise for the duration of the 2024 season. Delays are inevitable. At this time we are unsure of what the impact will be on return times. Be sure to keep this in mind when planning activities after your tour.

Mark Unrau

Mark Unrau is an award-winning professional photographer, filmmaker and the founder of Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures.

Calling the Bow Valley home since 2001, Mark launched Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures in 2013 combining his passion for teaching photography and guiding visitors across the spectacular landscape of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Mark’s extensive Travel Photography has earned him international acclaim with accolades such as the Grand Prize from National Geographic Travelers World in Focus competition and awards from the Prix de Paris International Photo competition.

Mark’s published works include: National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Canadian Geographic, LIFE.

To see more of his work, please visit his website

We have an extended back which can accommodate transportation of your gear. Whether you have a backpack or camera bag we can accommodate your sensitive camera equipment.

We can help you improve your landscape photography with whatever camera you have! Whether its an iPhone or professional dSLR, your photography skills will be improve after this workshop.

You will get a better understanding of exposure and composition for landscape photography at sunrise specifically to your individual skill level.

  • How to properly read your histogram
  • Landscape composition techniques
  • Camera settings to obtain best image quality
  • Techniques to avoid fumbling with your gear

Our workshops are designed to help any budding landscape photographer!

When you sign up for a workshop, you will receive a short questionnaire regarding your skill levels. With this understanding, Mark will customize the workshop to help you progress from whatever skill level you are!

It’s always best to have a tripod for landscape photography. We understand that sometimes you won’t bring one along with  you on your trip or if you have never used one! We will have tripods for you to use during your workshop.

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Book soon

Moraine Lake road is open for a limited time of the year, from the beginning of June until mid October. Spots on the shuttle are limited, so booking as soon as you have your travel dates are highly encouraged.

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Be Ready to Go

Our pick-up times are meticulously planned to make sure we get you to Moraine Lake 45 before sunrise. Ensure you are at your pickup location 5 minutes before departure to ensure smooth operation. 

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Charge Your Camera

If you’re planning on shooting any photos, make sure all your camera batteries and cell phones are fully charged. Pro tip- double-check you have your memory card before you get on your sunrise shuttle!

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Dress in Layers

Moraine Lake can be chilly at sunrise. We highly recommend being prepared with a warm jacket, toque and gloves. Closed-toe shoes are suggested for warmth and the terrain.


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