12 Locations of Light Originally Posted January 2011 This series is not intended to be a comprehensive list of places to photograph on Lake Superior, rather it is simply 12 of my favorite photography locations on the lake. Most of the locations listed I have been to several times–some so many times I can’t count. Ironically, however, I […]
Originally posted January 2011 One of my favorite times of the year is the week in between Christmas and New Years. In the photography industry the busiest time of the year are the weeks leading up to Christmas. Once Christmas hits everything slows down. The week in between Christmas and New Years is like a vacation.
Originally posted March 2011 Ice Report for the North Shore So far this year the ice has been fickle. One morning last week after a day of strong southernly winds there was a thin mass of ice chunks forming along the shoreline, it hung just off shore for a brief morning and then it floated away. The harbors
12 Locations of Light Originally Posted March 2011 This is the third and final installment in the 12 Locations of Light series–12 of my favorite places to photograph on Lake Superior. We begin this portion of the Circle Tour in Wawa Ontario on the east end of Lake Superior. Lake Superior Provincial Park From
Originally posted March 2011 For most rural towns in out-state Minnesota the Community Library is the cultural center of the region. Money allocated by the Minnesota Legacy Fund (the 2008, 3/8th percent increase in the State Sales Tax) has allowed the Arrowhead Regional Library System to provide cultural and arts experiences to a wide range
12 Locations of Light Originally posted February 2011 This is the second part of a three part series called 12 Locations of Light. It is not intended to be a comprehensive list of places to photograph on Lake Superior, rather it is simply 12 of my favorite photography locations on the lake. Most of the locations listed I have
Originally posted February 2011 Winter has settled in up here in the north country. And quite a winter it is turning out to be. Sub-zero temps and lots of snow. I don’t mind, in fact, it is shaping up to be a great winter for photography. I must also admit that every time the weatherman
Ice Report for the North Shore Originally posted March 2011 There is still some “pancake ice” down in the narrows near Duluth, and protected harbors. The open lake is fairly clear. The chance for any significant stack ice is slim to none for this year.
Originally posted March 2011 Purchasing a Tripod Part One When photographing landscape-scenic-nature subjects after your camera body your tripod is your most important piece of equipment . There is no one perfect tripod, each make and model has it’s good and bad features, and just like your camera you get what you pay for. Most
Originally posted March 2011 Despite the recent snow/rain mix there is definitely a spring feeling in the air. This winter has been quite nice with several beautiful snow storms and just enough shore ice to keep things interesting, although we never got an accumulation of stack ice along the shore. I continue to teach workshops