Sand Drifts

I often stop along the shore of both Lake Michigan and Lake Superior when I travel back and forth from the U.P. – in this case I hadn’t actually intended to stop on this stretch of US2, but the snow and sand patterns caught my eye and I had to get a few shots. I […]

Shell Sky

Lake Superior is my favorite, but on most trips I have fun stopping along Lake Michigan (in the Upper Peninsula) to stretch my legs and wander with my camera. I had some trouble getting the focus I wanted on this shot so ended up using a composite of two different shots. Still didn’t quite get […]

Rock Bubble

On my latest trip back north to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, my son was patient enough to spend a good chunk of outdoors time while dad lugged his camera gear along. This photo was one of my favorite taken on this trip. I’ve been playing with ways to use the glass ball that would be a […]

Winter Stones

I’d stopped on the shoreline near Presque Isle to try to get some shots of the ice, but wasn’t able to get close to where I wanted. Instead I found a nice juxtaposition of winter and summer. There were lots of patches of these wave washed rocks that were frozen in place along the shoreline. […]

Lake Michigan Birch

This is probably my favorite shot I’ve taken along the North shore of Lake Michigan. It’s a stretch of beach I’ve become intimately familiar with through my years of traveling between Michigan’s peninsulas. In this particular case, I really liked the backlighting on the tree and the grass, and was happy with the amount of […]

Beach is Closed

I’d meant to try for some ice photos, but by the time I got to the shoreline on this particular day, the snow was coming down pretty hard and I decided not to walk for long on the frozen beach. This photo was a bit lazily taken, shot from my car with the window rolled […]