No particular place to go.

So I’ll leave them here.

An assortment of photos from late summer/early fall.
Some from Proud Lake, some from home, some not.

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Art Prize 2014

Attended the Art Prize exhibit/competition held in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Click image to open photo gallery.

Watch a short video of the piece shown above.

More information about Art Prize can be found on their website.

See all the entries here.

While I didn’t get any photos of it, I think this was one of my favorites.

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North Manitou Island Backpacking

After a horrible, horrible summer, I took a sabbatical and went for a 5 day hiking trip to North Manitou Island. It is part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Click here or on the image below to open a gallery of images. Hover your mouse over the main image to read the captions. Links to short videos will be in the captions.

To see photos from my earlier visits to NMI, go here.

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NMI Teaser

Just a teaser look at what’s coming soon:

So, as they say, stay tuned.

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Superior sights

Here are some stunning shots from the shores of Lake Superior.

Courtesy of the Pasty Cam.

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