Category Archives: In Town

Vol XVIII – #97 – Night to Day and a Shoreline Cruise

(Report by Jim) A cloudless, moonless night usually means I’m going to step away from a conversation to hit my shutter button. Last night, Venus was very bright over the North end of Lake Leelanau. After it set, the rest of the galaxy came out. We had some fun with John Marshall and his daughter Scout taking long exposure star fields…. Read more »

Vol XVIII – #96 – Happy Birthday Mrs Leland Report

(Report by Jim) Sometimes you get lucky with the sunsets over the Manitou Islands and sometimes it helps to have a little bit extra in the foreground. I had some animal encounters this week on the lake. Don’t worry, the lab was perfectly happy where he was. His owner was not far away! I’m not sure about the turtle, though…. Read more »

Vol XVIII – #95 – Happy 4th of July

Beautiful night last night for fireworks in Leland. The lake looked like a city as everyone come out near Brady’s Point to watch the show. Since you really can’t take decent long exposures with a tripod on a boat, I went full random as usual with every explosion. I always get a few that are notable. It was also a… Read more »