Starry Night by Steven Karsten The annual Orionid shower peaks this Saturday, but Earthsky’s page on the Orionid Meteor shower says that Friday night might be the best viewing: The Orionid meteor shower is expected to peak this weekend, though this year, in 2018, the shower must compete with the glare of the brilliant waxing gibbous … Continue reading Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks this Weekend!
December Sundown, photo by Steven Karsten Sunset at “Big Red” aka the Holland Harbor Lighthouse taken back in December of 2012. View Steven’s photo background bigilicious and see more in his slideshow.
Iced Over, photo by karstenphoto Stephen shot this photo on Lake Michigan on February 26th using Fujifilm Velvia 100. View it background bigtacular and see more in his winter slideshow. More film photography and more winter wallpaper on Michigan in Pictures.
Lake Michigan clouds, photo by karstenphoto Gotta love film. View Steven’s photo background big, in his Lake slideshow and see more of his work on Michigan in Pictures.
Trillium, photo by karstenphoto One of the many signs of spring in Michigan is the appearance of the endangered trillium flower in the woods. In Plant Focus: Trillium, George Papadelis of the Michigan Gardener writes that for hundreds of years, this plant and its name have been used to symbolize purity, simplicity, elegance, and beauty. … Continue reading Sign of spring #77: Trillium in the Woods!
Locally Known as “the Bowl”, photo by karstenphoto EDIT: Wow I really messed this one up, sleepily citing an article that gave the dune’s age in the millions of years. Thanks to Tom Burrows for the catch. Let’s see if this information on coastal dunes from the DNR makes more sense: Michigan’s glacial history provides an explanation … Continue reading Locally Known as “the Bowl”
Leaping in a Winter Wonderland, photo by karstenphoto Today is Michigan’s 176th birthday. For the 175th birthday last year we compiled some fun facts that you can check out. Here’s hoping that you get a chance to get out and celebrate what Michigan has to offer this weekend! If you’re staying warm inside, consider reading … Continue reading January 26th is Michigan’s Birthday!
Lake Michigan, photo by karstenphoto Check this out background bigtacular and see more in Steve’s Film! slideshow. More black & white photography and more Lake Michigan from Michigan in Pictures.
Film, photo by karstenphoto Film. How does it make you feel? When you see a photo shot with real film on a computer – whether as a print or in the developing tray – is there a difference? Check this out background bigtacular and see this and several more in Steve’s ectachrome slideshow and please share … Continue reading Film?
Farmland Sundown, photo by karstenphoto Near Montague. Check this out background bigilicious or in Steven’s sunset slideshow. More sunset wallpaper on Michigan in Pictures.