Missouri River in January 2

The weather this month has been unseasonably warm.  Certain days have felt like spring.  The sunsets have been incredible, like this one on the shores of the Missouri River mid July.  All of a sudden the dreaded season of winter in North Dakota doesn't seem so bad.  At times, it even feels like a hospitable... Continue Reading →

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Missouri River in January

For this first post of 2015 I would like to share a picture taken from the shore of the Missouri River right outside of Bismarck, North Dakota. While temperatures this day dropped below zero, with enough warm clothing I was able to stay toasty (except for my hands which I had to de-glove a few... Continue Reading →

Missouri River Scenes

Every other year of so I take a canoe journey on the Missouri River.  I usually paddle from Washburn to Bismarck, a distance that takes about two and a half days at a nice leisurely pace.  For much of this stretch, the river feels wild and remote.  You don't see anyone else.  Cottonwood groves line... Continue Reading →

Lake Sakakawea

Canon XSI, Tamron 17-50 2.8, 8-stop Neutral Density Filter, Cokin P-Series, P120 Graduated Neutral Density Filter June.  The eastern shore of Lake Sakakawea.  After setting up my camp, I venture out to a nearby shoreline for the magic hour.  It's just me, the camera, and a few birds in the trees.  In the middle of... Continue Reading →

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