Reflections hold a special fascination for photographers, so when Jake challenged us to post more reflections, I ran wild with the idea. After some reflection though, I’ve decided to post just three scanned photographs of Lac Bertrand, in the Gatineau hills east of Ottawa, across the border into Quebec.
The ex-Mr. Wanderlustgene’s family had a cottage here, and, for many years, it was the destination of our wandering feet – providing a wonderland of nature’s beauty beyond anything I had ever known. The opportunity to explore through the seasons – tiny Trilliums poking up through the leaf litter on the forest floor, the unabashed flamboyance of Autumn, the vast silent blanket of winter (when I learned to ‘think light’ to overcome the absence of snow shoes) – was an unexpected delight – not to mention beaver dams, loons and the occasional elusive bear.
Despite the quality, I hope you enjoy this little gallery of three faces of Lac Bertrand (just click on an image to set it up).