Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert made a jaunt into northwestern Minnesota recently, and one of his stops was Itasca State, home of the Mississippi River headwaters and destination’s namesake lake as well many other small bodies of water.
Spring was a late arrival in the Northland his year, but now things are starting to take shape, as these images from Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert will attest.
If you wonder where the perfect spot to view the northern lights (aurora borealis) might be, photographer Russ Hons suggests the North Dakota Badlands. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)
Photo was taken at Scoria Point Overlook, which has changed since I took the photo. (The sandstone rock in the photo is no longer there because the National Park Service has built a new sandstone wall.) Go there yourself people!
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently has spent time capturing nature sights the past few weeks of summer, flora and fauna alike
Summer affords many outdoor opportunities in the Northland. Travel around North Dakota with Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner to see some of the sights that await travelers.
Lake Beltrami provided some excellent opportunities to photographer Michael Bogert on a recent excursion to Minnesota Lake Country.
Fort Collins, Colo., photographer Jeff Olson took advantage of some nice weather this past weekend and visited nearby Rocky Mountain National Park, where he encountered some wildlife as well some stunning sights.
On a very foggy and frosty morning Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner found this old relic of a threshing machine (Advance Rumely) covered in heavy frost.
The Foothills Trail, which connects Pineridge, Maxwell and Reservoir Ridge Natural Areas near Fort Collins, Colo., was the destination of photographer Jeff Olson and his wife, Joanne Plager Burke Olson, this past weekend. The trail is 9.6 miles long and offers a remote feeling as well as opportunities to see plenty of wildlife. It can be reached from several trailheads …
Photographer Jeff Olson has to travel only 15 miles from his home in Fort Collins, Colo., to enjoy the beauty of Gateway Natural Area (formerly Gateway Mountain Park), where the North Fork of the Poudre River joins the main Poudre River. Visitors can enjoy hiking trails, a designated launch area for kayaks and canoes, fishing, picnic tables with grills, informational kiosks …
. Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner captured some stunning shots of sunrise in southwestern North Dakota on a recent trip.
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner recently caught the colors of autumn in full swing along the Red River near the Riverside Dame in Grand Forks.
Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner and his wife, Sheila, took a road trip this past week to the Bottineau, N.D., area to do some hiking and photography. What they found were the Turtle Mountains, in all their colorful fall beauty.
Fall’s colors are in bursting everywhere, including Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D., and Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert was there to catch the stunning sights.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently made a trip White Horse Hill National Game Preserve, a 1,674-acre national wildlife refuge sitting on the south shores of Devils Lake, about 10 miles south of the city of Devils Lake, N.D. The refuge was first established April 27, 1904, as Sullys Hill National Park. It was designated by Congress as a big game preserve in 1914 …
Mary Lake Trail is one of eight hiking trails located within Itasca State Park, south of Bagley, Minn. Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently navigated the trail, all the way to Mary Lake, one of several small lakes that dot the park’s landscape. Located in Lake Alice Township, the 1.2-mile trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running and nature …
The sky, no matter if it’s at sunrise, sunset or at night, is a favorite of Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner.
Three Island Lake County Park was the destination recently for Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert. The quaint park is located in Beltrami County, 12 miles north of Bemidji, Minn. The scenic Turtle River flows from the mouth of Three Island Lake providing spectacular views, rolling terrain and a diverse plant ecology. The park was deeded to the county in 1967 …
If you are looking for a day brightener, these images of sunflowers from Grand Forks photographer Dave Bruner may just what the doctor ordered. On Tuesday night, Dave went out to view and photograph the Perseid meteor showers along with the Milky Way and came up with a stunning image of the celestial bodies brightening the sky over a sunflower …
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.