Vol XV #195 – A Beautiful Morning to Go Surfing in the Land of Delight

A brisk wind out of the Northwest was just right for about 10 surfers just after sunrise.  I waited for near 15 minutes for someone to ride a wave and decided to leave.  I was checking out Facebook when a couple of surfers stood up and I captured the moment with my IPhone.  The telephoto was taken with my Nikon…. Read more »

Vol XV #190 – A Cloudy Leland Fishtown Day

In spite of the clouds over paradise, there was a lot of picture takers in Fishtown this early afternoon.  I was taking pictures of people taking pictures of people taking pictures.  And of course there are a lot of selfies.  Cellphone cameras have taken over the picture taking media.  Still, if you want to take a picture like the one… Read more »

Vol XV #188 – The Color of October On a Really Clear Day

On a clear day you can see forever.  It’s a time when you don’t have to explain why you call Big Blue… Big Blue.  And of course… a breath of fresh air.  Actually, we get a lot of fresh air here, but on a day like today, it’s really fresh and really clear and you can see forever.     

Vol XV #187 – First Day of October Says Some Things Are Over

Leelanau Books has just stocked a new book that the families who were witness to the August 2nd storm that hit the county should have.  The 108 pages cover First Sightings, Leelanau County, Traverse City & Old Mission Peninsula and Points East.   The photography was contributed by Northwest Michigan residents and visitors. Oh, and by the way, in the upper right corner on… Read more »