Morning by the Lake

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Sometimes you have to make a run for the lake when you think there might be a good sunrise. Today was pretty good.

Under the Gaze of Eagles

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Across the Salmon River, north of Stanley, ID, and on the other side of the road, atop the power line, eagles had built an enormous nest and were tending to their young.

Mayflies and Mosquitoes

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Thompson Reservoir, Carlton, MN

It would have been a much more peaceful evening if the mayflies hadn’t been in the middle of a major hatch and the mosquitoes hadn’t been so thick.  But, that’s northern Minnesota for you.

This will be my last post from Minnesota this month as I am headed to Oregon later this week for an extended photo trip.  I will be beginning with a sunset composition along the coast and then be driving back through the mountains, visiting Yellowstone and, I hope, Devil’s Tower.  I am also planning to shoot some prairie homesteads and wide open spaces in the Dakotas.

Time in the Garden

Early morning in a summer garden to capture the last iris before it fades, plus a poppy and a Peony.