Here is one of the first shots from my trip to lower and Upper Michigan. As I continue to try to advance my photography I am constantly struck with the balance of what you can and cannot control. For instance, I cannot control nature or massive structures like lighthouses or bridges. I cannot control the weather, waves, or the clouds that float above. I cannot, with very large subjects, control or modify the light to any significant degree. But, I control time. How I choose to make my photos less common is by controlling time. Now controlling time, from a photography sense and to me, means two distinct things. One, the time of day I shoot, which can wildly change the light quantity, quality, and color. Factoring for weather of course. The second is the exposure time I select for each image. It is this element that I am most enamored with because it is almost 100% up to me. (Given the proper equipment, available time--ironic as that may be--to shoot, and light conditions.) But enough with the jibber jabber, I hope you enjoy this small preview of images yet to come from my recent trip. And please, let me know what you think. . . . #puremittenpride #puremichigan #puremittigan #mittenlove #upperpeninsula #michiganawesome #michigrammers #northernmichigan #water_shots #waterfalls #AmazingViews #worlderlust #wunderlust #travelstoke #visualoflife #travelawesome #roamtheplanet #ig_northamerica #longexpo #lazyshutters #slowshutter #justgoshoot #testedtough #earthfocus #beautifuldestinations #midwestmoment #midwestisbest #hoosiergrammers #igersfortwayne #igersmidwest
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I see a face and this tree is definitely expressing a "what the fuck?" vibe.
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In His hands are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to Him, the sea is His for He made it, and His hands formed the dry land."-Psalm 95:4-5 #Nature #Creator #GodsLove #blackeyedsusan #vscocam #michigrammers #canon_photos
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Literally fall in a jar 馃崄馃槏馃摳: @cellardoorbathsupplyco
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happy autumnal equinox 馃崄 . it's still in the 90's so I'm skipping the psl and enjoying an icy maple latte with almondmilk 馃構 . . . #vegan #veganeats #whatveganseat #bestofvegan #vegansofig #drinks #coffee #latte #fall #autumn #equinox #michigrammers
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