Split Rock Moonrise

Paul Sundberg

Lake Superior Journal: Moonrise Serenade

Recently I lined up next to 60 other photographers along Minnesota’s North Shore anxiously waiting for the winter moon to rise above Split Rock Lighthouse. For many years, though, site manager Lee Radzak and I were the only photographers in sight.

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Wallpaper Images

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In the right weather conditions, the little ’kopter gives Dennis O’Hara new views places like Duluth’s Enger Tower.

Dennis O'Hara

Nice Shots – Getting Above It All

Nowadays, a photographer who wants to capture scenes from the skies can keep his feet on the ground and use a remote-controlled device such as a blimp, kite, miniature plane or helicopter to carry the camera. more »

Jun 14, 2013 8:46 AM Art/Photography

A session that lasted maybe 5 minutes – and was simply a favor to a good friend who loved his dog – changed all of our lives.

Hannah Stonehouse Hudson

Nice Shots – Going Viral

Two of my images – both on Lake Superior near my home area of Bayfield, Wisconsin – have made the rounds on the world stage and gone viral thanks to social media. In the most recent case, the response has been life-changing – for me and my subjects. more »

May 2, 2013 11:17 AM Art/Photography

Timing and the right position are key to capturing that perfect image, like this post-reception shot of newlyweds Jillian and Jay Lampert.

Amanda Hansmeyer

Nice Shots – Capturing a Magic Moment

How many times do we interrupt true moments to get that posed photo? Too often. Let’s remind ourselves to fight those instincts and allow situations to unfold around us. Amanda Hansmeyer shares how to capture what’s really meaningful. more »

Mar 5, 2013 12:21 PM Art/Photography

Apps can quickly merge multiple photos into one panoramic image.

Dennis O'Hara

Nice Shots – Making Panoramas

Photographer Dennis O'Hara shares tips for making great panoramic images, from setup to settings to stitching software. more »

Dec 17, 2012 2:31 PM Art/Photography

The hexagonal structure emerges as the crystals grow, which starts when a microscopic, super-cooled water droplet first freezes onto a tiny particle of dust and then begins to grow by accumulating more water droplets.

Dennis O'Hara

Picturing the Big Lake: Photographing Snowflakes

Photographer Dennis O'Hara provides us with insights and tips for taking pictures of snow crystals. more »

Dec 3, 2012 9:03 AM Superior Notes

Amanda Hansmeyer spoke about "Capturing a Moment."

Bob Berg/Lake Superior Magazine

Photography Weekend in Focus

At our first Photography Weekend, nearly 70 participants, from around the region and as far away as Nebraska, Kansas and Kentucky, joined with eight top-notch regional photographers for informational talks, photo coaching and plenty of fun. more »

Oct 9, 2012 3:30 PM Art/Photography

Making the Bayfield Anniversary Poster

Noted watercolorist France Miller was asked to contribute the artwork for the 50th Anniversary Bayfield Apple Festival poster. Here's a behind-the-scene look at how the work came together. more »

Jul 30, 2011 11:04 AM Art/Photography 1 Comments

Courtesy Grand Marais Art Colony

Nurturing Creative Spirits

During its 64-year history, the Grand Marais Art Colony has grown and evolved, a place where artists and artisans can set aside external worries and express themselves through art. more »

May 20, 2011 12:00 AM Art/Photography

An Artistic Dynasty

The profusion of Lake Superior art produced by the Sivertsons has become even more highly prized than the fish that Sivertson ancestors produced from the Lake. more »

Mar 5, 2001 9:52 AM Art/Photography

Spring Awakening on the St. Louis

When exploring along the banks of the St. Louis River, expect surprises. more »

Mar 3, 2001 8:20 AM Art/Photography

North House Folk School

Hands-On Learning

North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota, draws students from all over the country to learn traditional skills such as boat building, bark weaving and embroidery, as well as photography. more »

Feb 28, 2004 5:25 PM Art/Photography

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