First Light at Lake of the Clouds

First light, photo by adonyvan About a month ago, Jiqing Fan spent the night at Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountain State Park. I featured one of his photos then but I figured after Sunday’s ripping storm, we all deserved a glorious sunrise to start the week! Check it out bigger and see … Continue reading First Light at Lake of the Clouds

Happy Ending: Sunrise in the Porkies

Happy ending, photo by adonyvan About this gorgeous shot of the sunrise & fall color in the Porcupine Mountains, Jiqing Fan writes: Weather.com forecasted that the sky would clear 2 hours before Monday’s sunrise after 3 days rain, so I decided to camp at the Porcupine Mountain to wait for it. Sunday afternoon, dense fog … Continue reading Happy Ending: Sunrise in the Porkies

Ice Arch: Cold grips Michigan

Ice Arch by adonyvan, photo by adonyvan Got to love what a lake like Superior can carve out of ice. Right now the coldest air of the last 4 years has settled in across Michigan. Metro Detroit will see wind chills below zero today, Bay City/Saginaw and the surrounding area faces single digit temps and … Continue reading Ice Arch: Cold grips Michigan

Waterfall Wednesday: A Fall Morning at Bond Falls

Morning fog, photo by adonyvan Bond Falls is is one of Michigan’s most beautiful waterfalls and a frequent guest on this blog. Click for more Bond Falls photos from Michigan in Pictures including a great one from a month ago of Bond Falls under the stars by the same photographer! Check this out on black … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: A Fall Morning at Bond Falls

The Bond Falls under the Milky Way

The Bond Falls under the Milky Way, photo by adonyvan Jiqing Fan takes some incredible photos, some of which we’ve featured on Michigan in Pictures. Definitely check this shot from the Perseid Meteor Shower out on black and in his Houghton & UP MI slideshow. More about Bond Falls and the surrounding area and also the … Continue reading The Bond Falls under the Milky Way

Reach into the sky

Reach into the sky, photo by adonyvan Jiqing Fan writes: As I was snowshoeing on the lake shore, I was constantly looking for interesting lines as my foreground. Lucky for me, the snowdrifts have so much to offer. Check it out on black and see more from his wander along Lake Superior in the Houghton & … Continue reading Reach into the sky

Enter the battleground

Enter the battleground, photo by adonyvan. While the high windsof the last couple of weeks have wrought damage, there’s one group that welcomes the weather, Michigan’s cold water surfers. Check out absolutemichigan.com/Surf  for all kinds of Michigan surfing links and features including this one with a great surfing video. Check this out on black and … Continue reading Enter the battleground