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Little Traverse Bay

Take a walk on the very exclusive Harbor Point and you will see many scenes like this. This is Little Traverse Bay with the town of Harbor Springs on the other side. Known as “Up North,” the area has scenic towns and open farmland. The clouds are a little threatening due to a series of […]

The Gate

This is a gate to a private beach in an area of Harbor Springs, Michigan called Wequetonsing. This is a line of beautiful cottages along the harbor. One morning during an early morning stroll, as I was taking photographs like this, a man ran out of his cottage shouting: “are you a photographer?” I told […]

Golden Hour on Lake Michigan

Sunrise on North Bay near Baileys Harbor in Door County, Wisconsin. This view always has spectacular colors but you have to get up early to see them. However, watching the full moon come over the horizon happens in early evening, a much better time.

Sailboats

To get good photos you have to get up early to get nice light and color. Here I was up early walking along the lake and was able to catch the early sunlight breaking through the clouds and reflecting off the sailboats. Also, water is usually calmer in the morning making a more interesting photo. […]

Public Pier

I like this photo of the Harbor Springs public dock with the two ladies taking iPhone pictures of the yachts and the sun setting through the rain clouds. Everyone comes out after dinner just to see what is going on.

Sailing School

Last week I visited some old friends in the resort town of Harbor Springs in Michigan. Every day you would find the kids learning to sail. Here are a few boats waiting for the students.

Harbor Springs, Michigan

Nestled in a small bay on northern Lake Michigan is the scenic little town of Harbor Springs. This is a photo taken of Harbor Springs by my father 80 years ago. Dad was an avid photographer who always had a camera at hand. He shared his love of photography with me by making sure I […]