Setting The Scene

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Living in northern Minnesota means having to live through often harsh winters. However, having spent nearly thirty years working outdoors combined with a lifetime of playing outdoors, I choose to embrace the challenge of winter. Rather than staying home hunkered … Continue reading

The Light at Two Harbors

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Out at the end of a long and very icy pier, surrounded by very cold water and sea smoke is the light that guides ships from Lake Superior to the ore docks in Two Harbors, Minnesota.

Just Being There

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I’ve found that when taking a day to bum around with my camera, that it’s important to occasionally stop, take a break and absorb the incredible beauty I live so close to. On a day such as this, I was gifted with many photo ops, but also with awe inspiring scenes to take home as memories. I truly am lucky to live where I do and cherish every moment I get to spend visiting locations, not only along the shore of Lake Superior, but also the forests and rivers in the area.

An Exercise in Framing

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I couldn’t resist how nicely the tree in the center was framed by the branches above and the ice covered shrubs below. Add a moody sky and light shining on the water and, in my eye, a wonderful composition.

Managing a Thorny Situation

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Nothing is safe when the waves come crashing off Lake Superior. If it’s in the “spray zone” it’s going to be coated in ice.