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 […]

Ice Splash

Now this would have been a great shot if there were a big boat out there… lol, but I like the ice and rocks and splashing… this feels like a good example of what winter in Marquette feels like. Not the most dramatic shot, but I thought it still caught a feeling.  Download: Ice_Splash-Asgard_Photography_IMG_4213.jpg Camera […]

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 […]

Wet Winter

I’d recently picked up a 24mm fixed lens I wanted to try out (not an expensive lens, but I got it to force myself to move more instead of relying on the zoom lens) and spent some time before and after Thanksgiving freezing my butt of in Marquette. I’d wished the days weren’t as cloudy, […]