Industrial landscape: Canada's Tar Sands: Reflected Sky in Tailings Pond. Northern Alberta. Canada. 2010

Reflected Sky in Tailings Pond.                                Northern Alberta. Canada. 2010. Disguised by the beauty of a reflection, these toxic tailings ponds are a considerable health risk. These vast toxic lakes are completely unlined and nearly a dozen of them lie on either side of the Athabasca River. Individual ponds can range in size up to 8,850 acres.      Nikon D3 70-200mm f2.8 shot at 190mm, ISO 800, 1/1600 at f4.5  gAlberta Tar Sands, Northern Alberta, Canada.
Reflected Sky in Tailings Pond. Northern Alberta. Canada. 2010

Reflected Sky in Tailings Pond. Northern Alberta. Canada. 2010. Disguised by the beauty of a reflection, these toxic tailings ponds are a considerable health risk. These vast toxic lakes are completely unlined and nearly a dozen of them lie on either side of the Athabasca River. Individual ponds can range in size up to 8,850 acres. Nikon D3 70-200mm f2.8 shot at 190mm, ISO 800, 1/1600 at f4.5 gAlberta Tar Sands, Northern Alberta, Canada.