Fish Lake Trails 2015

1 year, 1 week, and a few hours to the day, I’m back at the Fish Lake Trails for another photo adventure! I was so excited when I saw that the leaves were still vibrant. I came very late in the season, one of the last possible weekends, and I feared the wind and waning opportunity window had blown all my plans away. … [Continue reading]

Fish Lake Trails 2014

Another year of Fish Lake autumn trails is in the books! This year I brought a first-generation Go-Pro to capture the trails in near-HD. The pictures did not turn out as expected. The fish-eye lens instead created something completely new. The canopy was pulled into the same shot as the ground-level view, putting into perspective the towering shape and presence … [Continue reading]

2014 Venture Expeditions Midwest Tour Interview

And so it all starts with a question. Over the past week as I’ve talked with more people back home, my answers to, “How was your 500 mile bike ride?” have slowly transformed.

How as your trip? It was totally awesome. It was an amazing experience. The journey was worth it.

What was … [Continue reading]

Fish Lake Trails 2013

In 2012, I made a trip to Fish Lake and Elm Creek Park in Maple Grove. The sights were so spectacular that I wanted to make it an annual event! There is something to be said however for arriving at the right time. The light needs to be just right (usually early afternoon) and the leaves and trees also … [Continue reading]

Fish Lake Trails 2012

I woke up on a Saturday in the autumn of 2012 and heard a voice. Nature seemed to call out to me, “Today is the day. Come find me before the changing of the seasons.” I instinctively knew where to go. I had been there before. The Chain of Lakes. Fish Lake Trails. Elm Creek Park.

It’d be a long … [Continue reading]