Not only are the photographic opportunities both plentiful and incredible, but it is also a very comfortable place to be. Jasper holds on to that small hometown feeling. It is truly an escape: a place where I can go to relax and think.
An ideal day in Jasper is one where the greatest decision to make is whether or not to enjoy just one more cup of coffee at the local bakery, or to set out and explore. The day should finish over a beer (or two), contemplating the sights seen, the shots taken and the shots missed.
A photographer in Vienna once reminded me not to ignore the beauty we often have in our own backyards. In the very next breath, he also expressed jealousy of what my backyard contained.