Morning by the Lighthouse

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Dawn over Lake Superior next to the north pier of the Duluth entry to the harbor.

An Early Morning

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Walking out on the north pier to watch the sun rise over Lake Superior and the light on these rocks caught my eye. I wonder how many guests in the row of hotels were awake to see this morning’s offering?

Dawn’s Early Light

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Shortly before the sun broke the horizon. Shot from the north pier with a view of both lighthouses. Captured using my Loawa 17mm f/4 on Fujifilm GFX 100s.

Waiting For the Ships to Return

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As the ice clears from Lake Superior, the ships can begin moving back to the ore docks to load iron ore pellets, also known as taconite. (Unless it’s Tuesday, then it’s taco night!)

Crossing Muddy Water

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On a recent March day, the wind was calm, Lake Superior was like a mirror and it was a good day to fly the drone. I captured this shot of the Lester River where it enters the lake and was fortunate to have a canoe paddling nearby for scale.

On The Ice

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Every now and then, the weather stays cold enough to freeze Lake Superior and create ice that is safe to walk on. Ice anglers, skaters and sightseers love to take advantage of this rare opportunity to venture out on the … Continue reading

Morning’s Colors

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Mornings along the shore of Lake Superior are always special. Especially when the lake is calm allowing for colorful reflections.