The View (from Sugarloaf Mountain)

The View, photo by I am Jacques Strappe. Marjorie has quite a few more photos of Sugarloaf Mountain near Marquette. The Upper Michigan Informer has good information on how to get to Sugarloaf Mountain (just 5 miles north of Marquette) and the trails you’ll find there. In addition to some history, Hunt’s UP Guide quotes … Continue reading The View (from Sugarloaf Mountain)

Michigan Photographers: Marjorie’s Favorite

Goats, photo by I am Jacques Strappe. This photo, taken earlier this year, is of the two goats at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Cobblestone Farm is a historical landmark in Michigan, conveniently located quite close to my house. Besides the beautiful house, there are a couple of barns and other structures on the property. … Continue reading Michigan Photographers: Marjorie’s Favorite

Michigan Photographers: Marjorie O’Brien Answers Reader Questions

Sunrise over Ives Lake, photo by I am Jacques Strappe Welcome to Day 2 of our profile of Michigan photographer Marjorie O'Brien. Joel wonders if you'd say something about the influence of your father (argusmaniac) on your photography. Marjorie: My dad is the one who has gotten me started in photography. I probably owe everything … Continue reading Michigan Photographers: Marjorie O’Brien Answers Reader Questions

Michigan Photographers: Michpics Talks with Marjorie O’Brien

Grungy, photo by I am Jacques Strappe. Today, tomorrow and Wednesday Michigan In Pictures will talking with (and looking at the work of) Marjorie O'Brien of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan in Pictures: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself, Marjorie? Marjorie O'Brien: I am a senior in high school, attending Huron High, in … Continue reading Michigan Photographers: Michpics Talks with Marjorie O’Brien

Michigan Theatre Detail

Michigan Theatre detail, photo by I am Jacques Strappe. Marjorie says "Worth looking at big, the detail on this building is amazing." On Monday (April 10, 2006) Marjorie will be the subject of our second Michigan Photographer Profile. We'll ask her some questions about herself and her photography and look at a bunch of her … Continue reading Michigan Theatre Detail

Michigan Photographers

Hopefully I’ll be able to come up with a catchy title for this feature. Profile of Matt Callow Our first profiled photographer is Matt Callow aka Matt Blackcustard aka the Guy Who Uses All the Weird Cameras aka He Whose Photos Were So Cool That I Had to Create This Feature to Ask Him Questions. … Continue reading Michigan Photographers

They Knew How to Build Things Then…

Train Station, Muskegon, originally uploaded by I am Jacques Strappe. Marjorie writes: Quite possibly one of the coolest buildings I’ve ever encountered… It appears through her extensive photographs of architectural subjects that she’s encountered a building or two, including this one’s long-lost little brother: the Starkweather Memorial Chapel in Ypsilanti. You can see some more … Continue reading They Knew How to Build Things Then…

Equinox to Equinox, 2014

 Day Two, photo by Jorie O’Brien Jorie started her Equinox to Equinox series on March 20th – click the link to follow along until, I imagine, September 23rd. There’s more from Jorie on Michigan in Pictures including a multi-day profile that’s really worth your time. PS: This is Thill’s Fish House in Marquette, and excellent place to buy fresh, Lake Superior … Continue reading Equinox to Equinox, 2014

Manistee’s Vogue Theatre gets some help from Michael Moore

Manistee Bank & Trust and The Vogue Theatre, photo by Eridony. The Ludington Daily News reports that Michigan filmmaker Michael Moore was in Manistee yesterday morning announcing that his new State Theatre Project will support a community-driven effort to restore and reopen the 72-year-old theatre located in the heart of the City of Manistee: “The … Continue reading Manistee’s Vogue Theatre gets some help from Michael Moore