Off the Path

This photo was taken a while ago, though I hadn’t though about posting it here since it was more just something I’d taken for myself than for trying to create an image to be shared. However, this last year I’d wanted to try out a canvas printing service and ended up sending them this photo […]

Clouds & Ice

When is a picture of a lighthouse even cooler than a lighthouse? When it’s hidden by frozen waves. When the weather is right in Marquette, you can see some pretty impressive waves off the shore of Presque Isle. My fingers suffered for the time I spent snapping shots this particular morning, and if my son […]

Alone & Cold

Taking advantage of my new zoom lens, on my last trip back to the U.P., I got some close up shots of the lighthouse off of Presque Isle in Marquette. It was a bit cloudier than I’d hoped for, and a bit calmer on this day than I’d have liked, but I really like the […]

Horizon Pool

You can’t see it, but on the other side of those rocks is Lake Superior. Sometimes the waves leave large puddles up on the rocks (called Black Rocks, on the far edge of Presque Isle in Marquette) and on non-windy days you can get some neat reflections. This wasn’t a completely calm day, but I […]

Heading Out

I have mixed feelings about photos of ore boats. I tend to like nature vs. man-made things, especially industrial things… but sometimes a scene still catches me. In this case, the boat was making pretty good time on it’s way out of the ore docks in Marquette near Presque Isle, and I liked the waves […]