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Help Vote My Image onto Budweiser Beer Coasters!

More than 225 photos were entered into the amateur and professional divisions in the 2009 Great Lakes Forever Photo Contest, sponsored by Budweiser and the Chicago-based Great Lakes Forever. Budweiser will use one amateur and one professional photograph on more than 120,000 printed beer coasters to be distributed throughout eight Great Lakes states and two Canadian… Read More

Northern Michigan Regional Event

Now is your chance to register for Michigan photo event – taking place in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park from October 8-11, 2009! Sponsored by the North American Nature Photography Association – I will be offering the keynote presentation on the first evening, and helping to lead several excursions in the Park. My outings… Read More

Port Oneida Farms

Here is my seventh entry in my Glen Arbor Travelogue. I spent a full afternoon around the Port Oneida area, exploring the historic farms and landscape and tasting apples from trees planted long ago! Be sure to check out the late-night lightning photograph as well. October 5, 2007

Travelogue Post for October 1, 2007

Here’s my third entry into my Glen Arbor Travelogue. Again – most of the day was without sun (it was pouring for most of the day!). I did manage a few shots in the rain, and caught five minutes of the sunset! October 1, 2007

First Full Day in Glen Arbor

Here’s my second entry into my Glen Arbor Travelogue. I did get out for a little bit of photography, but the weather hasn’t quite cooperated yet. September 30, 2007

On Your Mark…Get Set…

A few more loads of laundry, a last-minute check of all photography equipment – and I’m off for my artist residency adventure in the Sleeping Bear Dunes / Grand Traverse Bay area! After planning this trip for months, it’s hard to believe the time has finally arrived. Fall color reports from Michigan.org are reporting color… Read More

Made a Wish…

I’ve been going through a variety of photos – some taken even a year or two ago, as I’m preparing the presentation I’ll be giving at Glen Arbor. And I’ve found a few images along the way that somehow missed my first “glance” through when I review a day’s work. This one is timely, as… Read More

Gotta Great Suggestion?

I’m getting set up with a Glen Arbor Travelogue to post notes, news and images from my trip – so you, dear reader – can following along in my adventures. At this point, I’m preparing some needed supplies, hiking gear, preparing the camera bag, and reading a lot of books and maps about the Leelanau… Read More

Glen Arbor 2007 Artists in Residence Program

Here’s a bit more about the each of the artists (including myself) who will be part of the 2007 Glen Arbor Art Association’s Artists in Residence program: http://www.glenarborart.org/artists_in_residence.asp I’m already studying many materials about the Sleeping Bear region – including geology, history, trail maps and types of flora and fauna to be discovered during my… Read More

Sleeping with the Bear – With a Snooze Alarm!

As if it wasn’t exciting enough already… September 30 through October 14, 2007.Tuesday, October 9, 2007. The Glen Arbor Art Association informed me today that I can extend my artist residency for another week! There was a cancellation of sorts and they offered me the residency for two weeks instead of just one. I now… Read More