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, […]

Sloping Perspective

While visiting the Grand Marais area in the U.P., I’d tried to get some shots around the “Log Slide” area (where they used to get cut trees to the boats.) I wasn’t very successful… it was a bit overcast, and I hadn’t been there before, so wasn’t sure what to try. I almost decided to […]

Sunset Point

I’ve probably taken more photos of sunsets from Marquette’s Presque Isle than anywhere else. It’s an awesome place to hang out, though it seems like it’s been getting more crowded as the years go by… Marquette is getting too well known. I read somewhere a while ago that landscape photos without people in them are […]