Archive | Local

RSS feed for this section

Batten Down the Hatches!

I had originally planned to bike the 25 miles home from work the night this shot was taken.  At the end of the work day, it was over 100 degrees and very humid.  On top of all that, there was a steady 30mph headwind that would have made the trip home sheer misery.  I called […]

The Last Days of Fall

I finally made it to the MN Landscape Arboretum to shoot the fall colors about a week after the peak.  I had to go after work one night, and by the time I scouted out a shot – it was on the edge of darkness in the deep forest. This shot was taken off one […]

A Misty Morning on Gillis Lake

This one was taken just moments after dawn in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota on Gillis Lake.  It was probably around 40 degrees – and my wife went swimming about 15 minutes after this shot was taken. Vital Stats: Canon Rebel XT w/Canon 17-85mm lens @41mm  ISO400, f/9.0, 1/500 sec

The Bridge to Somewhere

Back in October, I took a lunchtime photowalk with some friends along the Mississippi River in Downtown Minneapolis.  This is the railroad bridge from Nicollet Island to downtown Minneapolis over the Mississippi River.  About a minute later, a freight train roared through this exact spot. Vital Stats: Canon 40D w/Canon 10-22mm lens @ 10mm.  ISO100, […]