Category Archives: Sunrise/Sunset

Vol XVIII – #121 – Leelanau Summinars

(Report by Jim) Thanks to Frank Mead and his Leelanau Summinars program for allowing my Dad and I to present some of our favorite photographs from the Leland Report at the Leland Library. We had a lot of fun talking on a bunch of our favorite photo subjects! I created the first Leelanau Summinars website and never thought I would… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #98 – Cherry Trees and Milky Trees

(Report by Jim. Keith is feeling a little under the weather, so the Biscuit Report will have to wait.) A trip around the county last week shows how large the cherry harvest might be. Trees are bursting with fruit. The main photo shows several different stages of a typical cherry orchard, from young sapling to mature trees with fruit to dead… Read more »

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 – #93 – Meggen’s Monday

It’s summertime up north! A delightful mix of hot afternoons, icy cold lake water, the Cherry Festival Air Show (which we admired from a boat), rip-roaring t-storms that knocked down trees and took out electricity, and the brilliant sunsets that somehow always follow the storms.