Category Archives: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

These pictures rock.

To paraphrase Frank Zappa, I’m not dead, I just smell funny. Part of the reason is that I took one of my nephews on a backpacking trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The weather was … Continue reading

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Airy Vision

Culled from the herd in the Link Roundup, this is a real standout. Check out the samples in the Photography section, and save me a copy of the book.

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Lucky Lars

Gets to see things many people can’t. Lucky for us he brought his camera. Scroll to the bottom to see more from his Upper Peninsula travels, or here’s his main page.

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Nice beaver!

John McCormick over at Michigan Nut Photography posted a nice photo-article exploring the sites and scenes in the Beaver Basin area of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. There’s a zillion good reasons that the beach is empty.If you go, say hello … Continue reading

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What lies beneath

Ever wondered what it looks like below the surface of the Great Lakes? NOAA has you covered. Raw data, images, animations, and poster-sized PDFs are some of the highlights.

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