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In the afternoon we drove over to Amnicon Falls State Park and then met some friends that we met when we were in Sweden. I thought there would be more water running in the Amnicon River because there was a good flow at Pattison State Park. I was dissapointed to see a low flow with Now and Then falls just flowing.

Now and Then Falls

With the low water flow I was able to capture this photo of Snake Pit Falls.

Snake Pit Falls

This is a shot of a stick in the water at the top of lower falls.

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We drover over to Amnicon Falls State Park to check on conditions. We ended up spending most of the morning photographing in the Park. Our first stop was Now and Then Falls. As I mentioned in an earlier blog there are several large trees down in the falls making it difficult to photograph.

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We moved over to the Lower Falls and photographed the Lower Falls with the Covered Horton Bridge in the background. The second photo is of one of my favorite pine trees. It is growing on the side of the river and the falls provides a good background for photographing it.

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Our final stop was Snake Pit Falls.

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More photos from Amnicon Falls can be found on my website.

We stopped at Amnicon Falls State Park to check things out. The water levels were a little low and I didn’t see any photos that I didn’t already have. Just before we left I decided to walk over to Now and Then Falls. I didn’t think there would be any water running but I wanted to see if the remains from some large trees had been removed. They had not been removed but there was a little water running. I decided to get the camera and photograph a small waterfall.

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It was a sunny day with strong winds in Duluth. We decided to drive over to Amnicon Falls State Park for a short photo expedition. We were more than a little surprised as we drove to the Park. In Superior Wisconsin it was 45 degrees but in Amnicon Falls it was 75. A thirty degree difference in 10 miles.

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It was sunny so it was difficult to photograph the waterfalls but I managed to get a few photos.

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Unfortunately one of my favorite spots to photograph, Now and Then Falls, is a mess. Several trees have gone down and the park has cut them up but the right side of the falls and the base of the falls is littered with debris. This photo was taken several years ago.

Now and Then Falls Amnicon Falls State Park

Now and Then Falls Amnicon Falls State Park

Linda put together a show of eight of my photos at the Menomonie Public Library. She did all of the printing, matting and framing of the photos. I just took the pictures. They will be on display through the month of April.

There are four Landscape photos.

Now and Then Falls Amnicon Falls State Park

Now and Then Falls Amnicon Falls State Park

Apostle Islands Sea Cave

Apostle Islands Sea Cave Cornucopia, Wisconsin

Crex Meadows

Crex Meadows Grantsburg ,Wisconsin

Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Seney National Wildlife Refuge Seney, Michigan

 

There are four wildlife Photos

Goslings

Goslings Hoffman Hills Recreation Area Menomonie, Wisconsin

Black Bear

Black Bear Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary Orr, Minnesota

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Canadian Hill Farm Menomonie, Wisconsin

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies Fontenac State Park Fontenac, Monnesota

 

We started the morning early and stopped for sunrise at Wisconsin Point. Unfortunately we were disappointed because there was not much of a sunrise due to heavy cloud cover. With the cloud cover we thought that it might be a good day to photograph at Amnicon Falls State Park.

Now and Then Falls

Now and Then Falls

Snake Pit Falls

Snake Pit Falls

We were not disappointed. The cloud cover held and there was a surprising amount of water in the Amnicon River offering some great photography opportunities.

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A couple of days before the arrival of spring we stopped at Amnicon Falls to check on ice conditions. The ice was still around but was breaking up. As we walked around the trails every once in a while the ground would shake and we would hear a loud bang. At first we thought it was someone dynamiting but it turned out that the river was washing away at the ice on the surface and every once in a while a large chunk would collapse causing the vibration and sound.

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Snake Pit Falls

Snake Pit Falls

Now and Then Falls

Now and Then Falls

Last week my wife and I stopped at Amnicon Falls State Park. There had been a lot rain in northern Wisconsin earlier in the week so I expected some good water levels at Amnicon. We were not disappointed. There was plenty of water flowing over Now and Then Falls. Typically late in the summer the water levels are such that Now and Then Falls is dry.

More photos from Amnicon Falls can be found on my website.

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On a recent trip to Duluth we stopped at Amnicon Falls State Park. We assumed there would be a lot of water flowing in the Amnicon River but were a bit disappointed. There was enough water to so that Now and Then Falls was had water flowing over it.Now-and-Then-Falls-Amnicon-Falls-State-Park-14-6-_8039

It was an overcast day so it was relatively easy to photograph the various waterfalls without having to resort to a neutral density filter.Amnicon-Falls-State-Park-14-6-_8088

I was able to capture a different shot of Snake Pit Falls. It appears to almost wrap around itself as it flows into the canyon below the falls.Snake-Pit-Falls-Amnicon-Falls-State-Park-14-6-_8129

Now and Then Falls had water flowing this past week during the spring melt at Amnicon Falls State Park. It was especially interesting with the combination of ice and water.Amnicon-Falls-State-Park-Now-and-Then-Falls-14-4_0722

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