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June 2010 Newsletter

Originally Posted June 2010 Paul Gruchow was a good friend of mine and my mentor. His writing is always inspirational, and I recall with great fondness our many excursions in the outdoors. About twelve years ago I had the honor of illustrating a book of his essays about Scientific and Natural Areas called “Worlds Within A World.” Due to …

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Tamron Lens Test

Tamron Lens Test Originally Posted November 2010 This last summer Tamron loaned me a couple of lenses to field test. Having worked with these lenses for the last three months I am pleasantly pleased with their performance. Rather than attempt to “bench test” these lenses and give you a report based upon test patterns and …

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November 2010 Newsletter

I can’t believe it is almost Thanksgiving, where has the season gone?  My teaching and workshop schedule is continuing to grow. Most of the 2010 workshops were full or near full and 2011 promises to be equally as good. The Arrowhead Regional Public Library System, the University of Minnesota Split Rock Arts Program, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and …

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Photograph Newfoundland!

Photograph Newfoundland! Originally posted January 2011 I have been very fortunate in my photographic career I have managed to land some very interesting projects. These projects have taken me to some wonderful places around the globe and I look forward to expanding my travels and exploring many more new places before I hang up my …

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12 Locations of Light I

12 Locations of Light Originally Posted January 2011   This series is not intended to be a comprehensive list of places to photograph on Lake Superior, rather it is simply 12 of my favorite photography locations on the lake. Most of the locations listed I have been to several times–some so many times I can’t count. Ironically, however, I …

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January 2011 Newsletter

  Originally posted January 2011 One of my favorite times of the year is the week in between Christmas and New Years. In the photography industry the busiest time of the year are the weeks leading up to Christmas. Once Christmas hits everything slows down. The week in between Christmas and New Years is like a vacation. …

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March II, 2011 Newsletter

Originally posted March 2011 For most rural towns in out-state Minnesota the Community Library is the cultural center of the region. Money allocated by the Minnesota Legacy Fund (the 2008, 3/8th percent increase in the State Sales Tax) has allowed the Arrowhead Regional Library System to provide cultural and arts experiences to a wide range …

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