My wife and I made a short trip to Gooseberry falls late last week. We hiked up to Fifth Falls and then some of the Superior Hiking trail. Gooseberry River, much like most of the rivers around MN, is running pretty low. When we got to Fifth Falls, I found the best view to be when I looked away from the falls, and down the low river. I setup the tripod on an overlook, with the falls dropping not too far from my right side.Read details
Last weekend I decided to get up early and see if the fog would kick up on the lake. The weather was supposed to be mainly sunny, and I was hoping the fog could create some interesting light. The fog started to form, but the sun rose just as quickly, keeping it over the lake.
The following shot was taken behind Paul and Babe as the sun just completely cleared the horizon.Read details
The new pedestrian bridge over Paul Bunyan Drive in town finally opened the other day. I wasn’t able to get out and photograph on it until this morning. I knew where the sunrise would be in relation to the bridge, and was hoping the clouds wouldn’t be a problem. I was a little worried about them when I got out there, as they were thick, and looked like they could break into rain. Fortunately, they never did, and there was enough of a break on the horizon for the sun to peek through for about 30 minutes.Read details
The lilies continue to bloom around the yard. I grabbed the flash, softbox and camera and headed out to take a few more shots. I focused on the water droplets that were on the petals, and tried to go for a different angle on shooting them. Below are 2 of the resulting images.
I have been trying to follow the solar activity this year, hoping for a chance that the northern lights would reach Bemidji. There was a solar storm last Thursday and it was predicted to reach Earth early in the morning on Sunday. According to several predictions, the lights were going to be visible through northern…Read details