Horsetooth Falls, located near Fort Collins, Colo., was recently the destination for photographer Jeff Olson. Horsetooth Falls is a 2.2-mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features a waterfall amid national park-class landscape. The trail to the falls starts off with a slight uphill from the Horsetooth Mountain Park parking lot. From there, the trail climbs until a fork is met …
Here’s a look at the past couple of weeks, as spring has given way to summer in the Twin Cities and surrounding area, through the lens of Bloomington, Minn., photographer Dave Vorland.
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner’s trip to the North Dakota Badlands this past week uncovered some landscapes, a train, snake and wild turkey.
Fort Collins, Colo., photographer Jeff Olson and his wife, Joanne Plager Burke Olson, recently spent a half-day in Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado, where they sampled the crowds, grabbed a cinnamon roll in Glen Haven and lunched in the car during rain and hail at Sprague Lake. Rocky Mountain National Park spans the Continental Divide and encompasses protected mountains, …
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner’s eagle eye captured these images this past month.
Grand Forks photographer did his part to keep up with social distancing last weekend, traveling to where the deer and the antelope play — Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the North Dakota Badlands. Not only did Russ capture images of those critters made famous in the song “Home on the Range,” he also managed to find a few other species …
A trip to the countryside is truly a great way to view nature at its best, and there is no better way to view it than through the keen eye of photographer Michael Bogert.
Photographer Jeff Olson and his wife, Joanne Plager Burke Olson, and their dog, Sammy, recently took their first hike of 2020 at Colorado’s Lory State Park. The state park is located west of Fort Collins and north of Horsetooth Reservoir. The park is a popular destination for mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding and rock climbing and also has its own bike …
Photographer Michael Bogert captured the solitude of the countryside during the winter on a recent trip outside the city.
Photographer Jeff Olson of Fort Collins, Colo., recently spent some time in Monterey, located on the south side of Monterey Bay along California’s Central Coast. Here are some of the sights he took in while on morning walks.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert and his wife, Mary Bauer, recently returned from a trip to that took them through North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. Sights taken in included Yellowstone National Park, Lucky Peak Recreation Area, Payette River and the Badlands and Sully’s Hill in North Dakota. These images are just a portion of what caught his eye.
What does the landscape look like in the fall above 8,000 feet? Autumn in Arizona is in full swing, and these i images from photographer Eric Bergeson highlight the colorful flora on and near Marshall Gulch Trail, up the hill from Tucson.
Arizona is much more than the Grand Canyon, as these images from photographer Eric Bergeson show. These picturesque photos taken along the Catalina Highway, Sabino Canyon and the area around Patagonia show off some of Arizona’s other beautiful sights that await travelers to the Southwest.
The Red River of the North is overflowing it’s banks and has been at one of the highest levels ever for the month of October in years. Here photographer Dave Bruner shows how the backwaters have come around the trees that are now in fall color and have produced some cool autumn reflections.
A visit to western North Dakota presented photographer Dave Bruner with an opportunity to capture these images of teepees on the Plains, all of which depict a nostalgic scene of what it might have looked like on the Great Plains of the now past Old Frontier.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert’s travels in Grand Forks County this past month took him to many places, including wetlands, farmyards and a city park.
Photographer Dave Bruner had a good time exploring the North Dakota Badlands this past week, as these spectacular image prove out.
Fort Collins, Co., photographer Jeff Olson recently spent some time traveling around Rocky Mountain National Park near Estes, Colo., with his wife, Joanne Plager Burke Olson. The 415-square-mile park spans the Continental Divide and encompasses protected mountains, forests and alpine tundra. It’s known for the Trail Ridge Road and the Old Fall River Road, drives that pass aspen trees and rivers. …
Photographer Dave Bruner gives credit to his wife, Sheila, for these spectacular photos. She called him on her way to work Tuesday and said the sunrise should be really good. Here’s what Dave had to say about it: “So, crawled out of my warm bed and headed out. Had this pond in mind that someday it would be a nice setting …
The flower garden at University Park in Grand Forks is in full splendor as these images from photographer Dave Bruner prove out.
A guest blog by my daughter, photographer Chelsea Sorenson, “Wild By Nature Photography,” including a small selection of the thousands of photographs she took on our visit to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks last week. Last Christmas, I asked my mom to take me to Yellowstone National Park for my upcoming vacation because when you’re a kid, being “dragged around” …
Theodore Roosevelt National Park and environs around Medora in the North Dakota Badlands can offer some pretty spectacular viewing during the summer months, and these images from Grand Forks photographer Russ Hons provide the proof. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)
Colorado photographer Jeff Olson recently traveled to the capital of Utah, Salt Lake City, where he took in the many sites of the downtown area.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently hiked into Big Bog Lake in Lake Bemidji State Park, following a winding boardwalk through a spruce/tamarack bog, on the way viewing pitcher plants, sundews, orchids and other plants.
Lake Bemidji State Park offers a variety of things to do for people in search of outdoor adventure. Located on the north end of Lake Bemidji in northwestern Minnesota, the park touts a sandy beach; hiking and biking trails; boat, canoe and kayak rental; a children’s playground; volleyball court and year-round naturalist programs as well as wildlife viewing and marvelous …
Photographer Dave Vorland recently spent some time in Arizona, where the weather in February is in stark contrast to that of his home in Bloomington, Minn.
Photographer Dave Bruner shares these contrasting day/night photographs he took this past month in Grand Forks and the surrounding area.
Eric Bergeson, the Country Scribe, shares these photos taken near Patagonia, Ariz., a town of 800 in high ranch country near the Mexican border. In his own words, “So many worlds exist within a 100-mile radius of Tucson.”
Northeast North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota experienced its first taste of winter this past week, and photographer Dave Bruner captured the essence of it in Grand Forks before, during and after the season’s first significant snowfall.
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, recently took a two-day northeastern North Dakota road trip to view fall colors, which were in full display. On their way to the Turtle Mountains and the Pembina Gorge, with a final stop at Turtle River State, in Cavalier they found colorful painted bales on display throughout the town.
Photographer and writer Eric Bergeson ventured out into the Arizona countryside recently, capturing these images in Ramsey Canyon, southwest of Sierra Vista.
Nature can be colorful, as these stunning images from Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert demonstrate.
Enjoy a beautiful sunset over Lake Movil in northwestern Minnesota, courtesy of Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently spent four days at the lake, and here are some of the images he captured.
Grand Forks photographer Russ Hons spent this past weekend in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota, and here is what he saw. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, recently took a road trip to Minnesota and visited a flower nursery and Phelps Mill in Otter Tail County.
Bryce Canyon National Park in southwestern Utah is famous for the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, really enjoyed the park with the beauty of all the various rock formations. “I was fortunate to have a sky that day that included white and rain clouds in the distance that really added to …
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, spent quite a bit of time recently in Arches National Park just north of Moab, Utah. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks in a landscape of contrasting colors, land forms and textures unlike any other in …
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, were out until 4 a.m. in the morning recently shooting the Milky Way and moonlight on the rock formations in the Goblin Valley State Park in Utah. “Moonlight does diffuse the Milky Way, but the moonlight gave a very eerie feeling to the landscape and the surroundings. We were the only …
On their recent Utah trip, Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, visited Goblin Valley State Park. Here is his description: “Journey to this strange and colorful valley, which is unlike any other in Utah. The landscape, covered with sandstone goblins and formations, is often compared to Mars. Explore the geology, among the nooks and gnomes. Goblin Valley includes …
On their recent Utah trip, Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, visited Canyons National Park, the site of famous Mesa Arch. Here is what he had to say about the experience: “The Mesa Arch sunrise shot is one of the most sought after photographic images in Utah. Every morning at sunrise, if there are no clouds hiding …
Chris Allen, a professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, is currently on trip to London with a group of communication students. While there, he took a trip to Wales, a country in southwest Great Britain known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, distinctive Welsh language and Celtic culture.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert captured these beautiful images over a one-hour period this weekend while sitting on a dock on a northwestern Minnesota lake.
Spring has finally sprung in the Midwest, as Bloomington, Minn., photographer Dave Vorland’s most recent images show. But it hasn’t been like that since its start March 20, when the landscape was snow-filled and trees were bare.