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Artist’s Shop

Here is an artist’s shop in Door County, Wisconsin. This is a old farm where the owner displays various crafts in various buildings that were once used of agriculture. The whole county is like this with very creative uses for buildings.

North Bay, Door County

Beautiful scenes like this have been created heavy snows in North Central United States. It takes heartier souls to get up to these areas to capture the beautiful scenery. -Photo by Mary Beth Engler

Door County Winter Wonderland

Heavy snows in Northern Wisconsin have created a “Winter Wonderland” this winter. My wife kept showing me dramatic photos from Minocqua and Door County hinting that she would like to visit the area. We discussed it with a friend who had to drive up to Baileys Harbor and, within a few days, the two were […]

Stormy Morning

A fall morning on Lake Michigan. This is an area near Cave Point County Park in Door County. The changing weather in the fall can make for dramatic photos. This photo was processed by Aurora HDR which allows for the various tones and colors to come through.

Gordon Lodge Pier

One of many iconic scenes in Door County. This is a pier at the entrance of North Bay near Baileys Harbor. The a beautiful fall day and sunset light gives a nice effect.

Fading of the Golden Hour

Last rays of sunshine transition from a colorful sunset to the blue sky of dusk. North Bay in Wisconsin shelters the waters of Lake Michigan so you have a slow rolling surf able to reflect the colorful sky. A special time to take photographs is during the “golden hour,” 30 minutes before and after sunset. […]

Top Deck

Top Deck Restaurant on the grounds of Gordon Lodge. When in Door County, Wisconsin, this should be a #1 spot for dinner. For being on the east side of the peninsula, it has wonderful view of the sunset. The evening we had dinner there, there was a continuous orange glow on the horizon.¬† This is […]

Range Light

This is not a school house and not a lighthouse. It is what is known as a “range light.” There are two lights, one at each end of the walkway in the photo. The other light (not shown in this photo) is near Baileys Harbor and when ships lineup the two lights, they have found […]

Morning in Door County

A quiet morning on Lake Michigan. This bay is shallow so there is limited boat traffic and sitting on the dock watching the sunrise is a must for this area. Also this is a bay which keeps the waves down. This is a three shot HDR photo taken on a tripod. See my HDR tutorial […]

Wilson’s Restaurant

Just around the corner from the Moravia Street Cottage mentioned in the previous post is Ephraim’s ¬†iconic Wilson’s Restaurant in Door County. Famous for their ice cream, this is a great place to stop for lunch, desert or both! Then, down the road is Al Johnson’s Restaurant where they have live goats on the roof […]

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