Frequency

April 16, 2014

Frequency

Frequency, photo by Liz Glass

Liz says that these decaying pilings in Lake Charlevoix at Boyne City are the only remnants of the docks and roundhouse that stood at the waterfront during the town’s lumbering days. About this photo she writes:

Haven’t played with these guys in a while. This is the best time of year for them: we start having more colorful sunsets, and the ice that remains out on the lake helps keep the water still closer to shore. These pilings actually launched my ice fixation years ago when I noticed the elaborate frozen coats they grow in the winter. And then they became a year-round obsession themselves.

By the way, there’s no monkey-business here other than darkening the pilings a little to make them solid black. This is how it looked.

View her photo bigger and see more in her Pilings slideshow.

More from Liz on Michigan in Pictures.

4 Responses to “Frequency”


  1. Just totally awesome. Amazing at how we can find beauty in anything as long as we take time to cherish it. Thanks for the calming start to my day!

  2. twyla158 Says:

    Beautiful. Almost looks like Morse code

  3. Ron Howard Says:

    Really eye catching. Reminds me of an artist from Province town years ago. He used those colors to create beauty in pilings in water. Also reminds me of the silent megaliths scattered throughout England. Beauty is all around – like you – just open your eyes and really see. Thanks for sharing.


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