Beautiful “Audrey”

Time flys, with blink of eyes we are in October, which means we can say goodbye to summer, and give fall a warm welcome. One of my favorite photography topics in fall is display of various pumpkins. Starting October 01 of each year, there is a huge collection of pumpkins (I was told over 300 … Continue reading Beautiful “Audrey”

The last burst of autumn beauty

I have gone to several places to capture the beauty of autumn, starting from the FootHills National Forest, driving for four hours to the Northern Shore areas, then driving for nine hours to Northern Michigan. Along the way during long driving through country roads, lakes, rivers, forests, etc., nature had never stopped to amaze me. … Continue reading The last burst of autumn beauty

Beautiful autumn at Northern Michigan

Couple of friends and me took a road trip along northern Michigan to conclude 2021 autumn photo exploration. Our first stop was at the Lake of Clouds surrounded by Porcupine Mountain located in Ontonagon County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The lake is situated in a valley between two ridges in the Porcupine Mountains. … Continue reading Beautiful autumn at Northern Michigan

It is at peak!

The trip to the northern Minnesota revealed a full bloom of Autumn color! A hiking trail brought us to a forest and presented us with the most beautiful autumn scene I have ever seen. The forest was covered by thick fog that day, which created a sense of mystery. While walking on the trail I … Continue reading It is at peak!

The beginning of the colors

Autumn is the second spring, every colorful leaf is a blooming flower! Especially at Minnesota autumn is just previous as spring since both of them only lasts for about a month. Since I love the color coming with autumn so much I usually take some time off from busy schedules at work to immerse myself … Continue reading The beginning of the colors

It Has Snowed

First in more than one hundred years, we had more than 6 inch snowfalls in the middle of October. With the cold front coming so soon, a lot of red or orange leafs were struggling and falling down from their branches. Winter attacked even before autumn had not gone away yet, which created the temporary … Continue reading It Has Snowed

A Temporary Hideaway Place

What if we have to move long distance twice per year? In that case we can't have any belongings except a few close family members who are also willing to move with us. Sandhill cranes, as well as many other species, have been following such a yearly routine through their lifetime. In the middle of … Continue reading A Temporary Hideaway Place

My Hideaway in Pandemic

I have been working from during last seven months, and will continue WFH until at least the end of 2020 based on company's guidelines. The following two photos are my desk with late autumn scenes outside windows. The first one was taken on a sunny day couple of weeks ago, the second one was taken … Continue reading My Hideaway in Pandemic

A Day at Minneopa State Park

The Bank I am working for use Columbus day as a company - wide holiday. I took off to Minneopa State Park at southern Minnesota. Due to its location it is just surrounded by the peak of stunning fall colors. The park was established in 1905 to preserve Minneopa Falls, a large waterfall for southern … Continue reading A Day at Minneopa State Park

Walking in Countryside

Park Falls is a small town located at Northern Wisconsin and surrounded by endless fields. It is more like a countryside, instead of a city. With much less population density and pollutions caused by disappearing local industries, people can enjoy view over great farmlands during the daytime and magnificent galaxies at night. For me driving … Continue reading Walking in Countryside