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My wife has put together an exhibit of eight of my winter photographs for the Menomonie, Wisconsin Public Library. The photos selected are shown below.

A Female Northern Cardinal taken during snowstorm.

A Bald Eagle shot at Colvill Park in Red Wing Minnesota. It was fourteen below zero.

These trees covered in ice were photographed above Lake Superior at Tettegouche State Park in Minnesota. A strong March storm roared across Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Nor’easter caused huge waves along the lake which then froze on the trees.

Bridge along the Red Cedar Trail near Downsville, Wisconsin after an early November snowfall.

An Ice formation at Devil’s Punchbowl near Menomonie, Wisconsin

Bond falls is my favorite winter waterfall destination. It is located near Paulding, Michigan in the U.P.

Trees photographed, during a winter snowstorm, while skiing the Backcountry Trail at Swedetown. Swedetown is located in Calumet, Michigan.

A rock and Ice formation along the Apostile Islands.

Cold weather as gotten the ice formations at Devil’s Punchbowl off to an early start.

 

With all of the cold weather we decided to stop and look at the Devil’s Punchbowl. It was very impressive. Hardly any of the ice had fallen off of the wall because it has been so cold. A shot of Linda looking at the ice wall. More photos from Devil’s Punchbowl can be found on my website.

The cold weather has resulted in huge ice flows and the bottom of the ravine is covered with a huge ice flow. I’ve never seen anything quite like it.

I managed a few photos of leaves encased in the ice.

The very cold weather we have seen the past few weeks is ideal for creating ice and frost. On an earlier visit to Paradise Valley and Devil’s Punchbowl I noticed that the small stream had overflowed and created a large amount of ice. This along with the cold weather created some ideal conditions to form frost feathers. Indeed the ice on the stream was covered with them. I took my macro lens along on the second visit and spent a couple of hours photographing them.

More photographs from Paradise Valley and Devil’s Punchbowl can be found on my website.

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On my visits to Devil’s punchbowl and Paradise Valley I like to photograph ice patterns. As it turns out this has not been the best year to do so but I managed to capture a few patterns on recent visits.

More photographs from Paradise Valley and Devil’s Punchbowl can be found on my website.

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Photographing leaves embedded in the ice is a favorite subject in the winter time. Here are a few examples from recent visits to Devil’s Punchbowl.

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The streams flowing through Devil’s Punchbowl has more water than normal flowing. The result has been a lot of ice and fall leaves encased in the ice. More photos from Devil’s Punchbowl can be found on my website.

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With all of the cold weather I decided to take a drive down to Devil’s Punchbowl and check out the ice formations. There is a lot of ice on the wall this year. More photos from Devil’s Punchbowl can be found on my website.

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Finally some cold weather. We made one of the few visits to Devil’s Punchbowl this winter.

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One of the things I like to photograph in the winter is ice. Unfortunately this winter has not provided much of an opportunity because it has been so warm. These shots were taken at Devil’s Punchbowl and Paradise Valley near Menomonie, Wisconsin.

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