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Michigan Moment: Fortunate Capture

July 11, 2011 – 12:00 am |
Michigan Moment: Fortunate Capture

Photographer Christopher Kierkus and his wife had just left Fayette, Michigan to drive out to Peninsula Point Light Station. There were thunderstorms in the area and one of them collaborated with the sun to produce this beautiful display which he captured from the side of the road.

Michigan Moment: Scott Falls

June 3, 2011 – 12:00 am |
Michigan Moment: Scott Falls

Scott Falls is across from the H.J. Rathfoot State Roadside Park, seven miles west of Munising near AuTrain, Michigan. Scott Creek tumbles down from a ledge into a small pool, as captured in this image by photographer Jessamyn Smallenburg.

Michigan Moment: Tropical Paradise?

May 1, 2011 – 12:00 am |
Michigan Moment: Tropical Paradise?

Fayette Historic State Park, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (about 40 minutes east of Escanaba) houses a Historic Townsite, a representation of a once bustling industrial community. Photo by Christopher Kierkus.

Michigan Moment: Pictured Rocks

April 19, 2011 – 12:00 am |
Michigan Moment: Pictured Rocks

The famous Miners Castle area of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, as photographed by Jessamyn Smallenburg.

Michigan Moments: Bond Falls

April 13, 2011 – 12:00 am |
Michigan Moments: Bond Falls

Bond Falls, as seen in this image by Jessamyn Smallenburg, is a waterfall on the middle branch of the Ontonagon River, a few miles east of Paulding in southern Ontonagon County in the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Michigan Moment: Sea Wall

April 5, 2011 – 12:00 am |
Michigan Moment: Sea Wall

An old sea wall is isolated in the shallow waters of Lake Superior at Crisp Point in this image captured by Steven Huyser-Honig.

Michigan Moment: Sunrise at the Tahquamenon

March 29, 2011 – 12:00 am |
Michigan Moment: Sunrise at the Tahquamenon

Sunrise at the Tahquamenon River, Paradise, Michigan as captured by photographer John Dysktra.

Michigan Moment: Munising Falls

March 23, 2011 – 10:12 am |

Munising Falls is located in a cool shaded sandstone canyon along Munising Creek. The 50 foot waterfall drops over a sandstone cliff, as seen in this image by photographer Jessamyn Smallenburg.

Michigan Moment: Pictured Rocks

March 16, 2011 – 12:00 am |

One must take a boat ride to catch this point of view of the Pictured Rocks in the Upper Peninsula. Over millions of years water dripping down the rock cliffs along the Lake Superior shoreline have left mineral deposits. The beauty of the Pictured Rocks is quite evident in this image captured by Tom Haxby.

Michigan Moment: Tahquamenon Falls

March 9, 2011 – 12:00 am |

Photographer Steven Huyser-Honig explains, “Several inches of fresh snow had fallen overnight and the sub-zero temperatures assured it stayed fluffy and white. I spent the day snowshoeing throughout Tahquamenon Falls State Park, which I seemed to have all to myself. As evening approached I found this lovely overlook of one of the cataracts that make up the lower falls.”

Michigan Moment: Winter Storm

January 31, 2011 – 12:00 am |

A scene captured by Guadalupe Dove while driving east on M-28 towards Marquette, Michigan.

Michigan Moment: Birch

January 23, 2011 – 12:00 am |

At Pine Mountain in Iron Mountain, Michigan – a stand of birch trees filters the winter sunlight in a scene captured by photographer Guadalupe Dove.

Michigan Moment: Horseshoe Falls

January 21, 2011 – 12:00 am |

A colorful photo of Horseshoe Falls in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan was captured during a photography trip with the Motor City Camera Club of Detroit, Michigan by Jessamyn Smallenburg.

Michigan Moment: Northern Michigan Sunrise

January 1, 2011 – 12:00 am |

The beautiful colors of a sunrise over Lake Superior in the Porcupine Mountains area by photographer John Dysktra.