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Taranaki Falls Hike on a New Zealand Honeymoon

The Taranaki Falls Loop Hike from the small village of Whakapapa, New Zealand, winds over 6 kilometers of beautiful alpine terrain. We hiked it on day 4 in New Zealand. We were supposed to make […]

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Park Point Ice Tree

I decided to explore a new area this past week, and made it out to the Park Point Recreation Area at the end of Park Point in Duluth, MN. Just as the sun was setting, […]

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Brighton Beach Sea Smoke

When I heard about the sub-zero temperatures sweeping across the state this week, I decided it would be a good time to venture out for some early morning photos along the shore of Lake Superior. […]

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Mallards in Sea Smoke

Northern Minnesota has been rocked by snowstorms, ice and plummeting temperatures lately. Over the weekend, I spent some time photographing in Duluth, Minnesota and made this Mallard image in Canal Park. The temperatures were around […]

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More Aurora from October 2nd

It’s been one week since the last big show of aurora borealis, and signs point to another good aurora night coming up! I was thinking about posting more images from the last show when my […]

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October 2nd, 2013 Aurora Borealis

The Aurora Borealis on Wednesday morning were absolutely stunning! Did you see it? If you didn’t see it in person, I’m sure by now you’ve seen some images from it. I was lucky enough to […]

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Leaves are Changing!

With autumn officially here and the temperatures dropping, the leaves in northern Minnesota are changing! Last year was breathtaking (see 2012 photos below) and I’m looking forward to shooting them this season. Northern Minnesota has […]

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Pink Lady’s Slipper in Evening Bog

      With the odd weather and slow transition to summer, I wasn’t sure when the orchids would be blooming. I decided to go out anyway and head to a bog I know east […]

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Aurora Borealis on a Moonless Night

After a long day and staying up late to edit photos, I was about to turn in when I saw an aurora alert on my phone. Usually when I get an aurora alert, the clouds […]

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Ely Artwalk and Winter Festival 2013 have begun!

Today was the official start of the 2013 Ely Artwalk and Winter Festival! My photos are set up in the window of the Brandenburg Gallery and will be on display through February 10th. Come see […]

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