For as long
as I can remember, Iíve always been drawn to the outdoors. The allure of
wild places has been a powerful magnet in my life. Growing up in North
central Indiana, our family took many vacations to Northern Minnesota to
fish and camp in the 70ís.
Those early trips
planted a seed and when the opportunity arose to move to Duluth in 1990,
I didnít hesitate!
of Minnesota starts in Duluth and stretches north to the Canadian
border. It then heads east to Grand Portage and back down the north shore
of Lake Superior to Duluth. The area offers spectacular views of the rugged
coast of Lake Superior, broad vistas across majestic valleys, unspoiled
lakes and rivers with untold waterfalls. Much of this area includes the
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), the Superior National
Forest and the Superior Hiking Trail (SHT). A lifetime of photo
opportunities await the curious soul in this special place.
is also blessed with an ancient and diverse geologic history. Some of that
history produced the most beautifully stunning rocks you will ever see!
Searching for, finding, finishing and photographing these rocks has become
a challenging passion of mine. Itís hard to describe the feeling when you
look down and recognize the subtle outer rind of a large Lake Superior
Agate, formed more than a billion years ago!
art school in the early 80ís and went on to a successful career in graphics,
the print industry and digital imagery. My goal is to leverage those skills
and open a window to the magnificent Lake Superior Agate for all to enjoy.
The landscape photos represent a brief moment in time, captured for eternity,
near the ancient shores of Gitche Gumee.
Thanks for lookiní