Less is More at Pictured Rocks

Pirate

Two more photos today from the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior, Michigan, where the wind and water have sculpted the southern shoreline of the lake. It is tempting when you first get to a location to try to include everything in your photo. This is what snapshots are made of. When you include too much in the frame, the eye does not know where to go, there … [Read more...]

Leave your camera in its bag for awhile

Fallen Arch

Taking the sunset boat cruise was an ideal way to view the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior. The cruise leaves the dock a couple of hours before sunset and returns just after sunset. The boat went slowly along the shoreline with the attractions on the right side as the guide told stories about the various formations. I left most of my photography until … [Read more...]

Battleship Rocks Lake Superior

Battleship Rocks

The southern shoreline of Lake Superior in Michigan has a protected area known as the "Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore". The name comes from the stains that decorate the rocks caused by minerals seeping through the sandstone. The force of water that created largest freshwater lakes in the world, the great lakes, also sculpted the shoreline. Evidence of this power can be … [Read more...]

Miner’s Beach Lake Superior

Miner's Beach Lake Superior

We arrived on the southern shores of Lake Superior in Michigan and set up camp in a town named Munising. After doing a little research I found out there was an interesting waterfall somewhere on Miner’s Beach where the water falls onto layers of sandstone before sliding into the lake. Since I didn’t know exactly where it was, we left our campsite a couple of hours before … [Read more...]