Minnows

One of my¬† photo tips is to go back. That is, if you find a really good subject, and this is a really good subject, go back multiple times to see if you can improve the shot. This is is my third visit to Fredrickson’s Bait Shop on Star Lake in Wisconsin but this isContinue reading “Minnows”

Road to Star Lake

Fall is setting in on the Northwoods, the road to Star Lake in the the Sayner-Star Lake area shows bright colors. This road stretched from Sayner to Boulder Junction and winds through scenic lakes and woods. Boulder Junction is full of art galleries and is famous for its white deer. This is a great areaContinue reading “Road to Star Lake”

Fredrickson’s Bait Shop

Hidden on Star Lake is this little Bait Shop. Actually it is a little museum¬† commemorating Edith and Hazel Fredrickson, two elderly sisters whom sat in their bait shop on the shore of this lake for over 70 years selling worms and minnows. These ladies were much celebrated as, year after year, hundreds upon hundredsContinue reading “Fredrickson’s Bait Shop”

Road to Star Lake

The upper Midwest can provide some of the most spectacular fall colors and scenic drives. This is a road along Star Lake headed towards Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, an area that includes Manitowish Waters and Minocqua, an island town. Spending a few days here in early October is well worth the trip!

Using Flickr to improve your photography

If you are looking for a way to see what other photographers are doing or are looking for feedback on your photos, I would suggest using a service called Flickr (flickr.com). Flickr is a great place to show off your photos for friends to see, get feedback and find other great photographers. You can findContinue reading “Using Flickr to improve your photography”

Fredrickson’s Bait Shop

On a remote highway between Saynor and Boulder Junction Wisconsin you will find this little bait shop. Actually it is no longer an active business but a memorial to two women who operated it for for about 70 years. It is currently maintained by a group called Friends of Star Lake. This is one ofContinue reading “Fredrickson’s Bait Shop”