One of the best parts of summer, is the long lazy days spent on the beach, leaving your worries behind you and having only to choose what sunscreen to use, and whether you should be lying on your back or your front. Some prefer adventure holidays, while others choose to take their vacation on the shores of a lake or a beach, and this photo shows holidaymakers enjoying the view and the sun on the shores of Last Mountain Lake, in Rowan's Ravine Provincial Park in the Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Last Mountain Lake was formed from glaciation 11,000 years ago, although to look at this view, it is hard to believe. Being the largest naturally occurring body of water in southern Saskatchewan, it is very popular all year round, but especially in the summer when people come here to relax on the beach and swim in the lake during their vacation.
There are many different communities that border the lake, so it is often full during the summer holiday as people take advantage of the sun. At the northern end of the lake, one can find wetlands, and part of the area has now been protected as the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area. This area is also home to nine of Canada's 36 vulnerable bird species, so it is important when people come here for a holiday to respect the wildlife and their protected habitat.
Holidaymakers on the shores of Last Mountain Lake, Rowan's Ravine Provincial Park, Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/5.0, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.
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