Photography of Duluth and the Western Lake Superior Region

Daily Photo for December 1

Golden Sunrise

Golden Sunrise

December 1 - A perfect Lake Superior Sunrise welcomes the day.

November Gallery

  • Twilight Bridge

    Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge glows in the night sky.

  • November Sunset

    November 2 - November Sunset - The autumn colors are mostly gone now; however, November brings long and colorful sunsets. While we are moving through late autumn, the signs of winter are becoming more apparent, with ice forming on small ponds and puddles. November is a great time to slow down and reflect on our blessings. So that those who dwell at the ends of the earth are in awe at your signs, you make the going out of the morning and the evening to shout for joy. Psalm 65:8

  • Duluth Twilight

    November 3 - Twilight City The long November nights also bring extended twilight hours that hang onto the light of day an extra few moments of enjoyment. With the leaves gone now, everyone is awaiting the first lasting snowfall with anticipation. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Romans 12:12

  • Dance of the Northern Lights

    November 4 - Dance of the Northern Lights A spectacular display of Northern Lights floods the skies of Northern Minnesota with an incredible array of God's handiwork. By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host. Psalm 33:6

  • Ligthtouse Wakeup

    November 5 - Lighthouse Wakeup While ocean freighters wait at anchor, the sunrise quietly dawns upon the North Pier Lighthouse in Duluth. This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24

  • Snow Crystal

    November 6 - Snow Crystal The snowflake in this image was crafted by frozen moisture, air currents, clouds, and temperature. The crystal was carried for miles by updrafts and then gently laid to earth with millions of others. Because no two flakes can occupy the same space in time, each one must be physically different. We can relate to the intricate and individual beauty of creation as people crafted by the hand of God in the womb and allowed to grow into who we are. For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14

  • The Heaven's Declare His Glory

    November 7 - The Heaven's Declare His Glory November is an excellent time of year for watching the Northern Lights in the Northland. The long nights and clear, cool air provide a perfect combination of conditions to enjoy the heavenly display. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Psalm 19:1

  • Light Dance over Split Rock

    November 8 - Light Dance over Split Rock The Northern Lights dance over Split Rock State Park on a calm November night. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1

  • Fresh November Morning

    November 9 - Fresh November Morning The rocky shoreline of Tettegouche State Park is a perfect display of the multi-colored rounded boulders and the icy clear water of Lake Superior. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. Psalm 23:2

  • November 10 - Lighthouse Memorial

    November 10 - Lighthouse Memorial The beacon at Split Rock Lighthouse is lit every year on the anniversary of Edmund Fitzgerald's sinking in a fierce winter storm in 1975 with a loss of 29 sailors. Memorial Service and Prayers for a Mariner O Eternal Lord God, who alone spreads out the heavens and rules the raging of the seas, receive into your protection all those who go down to the sea in ships and occupy their business on the great waters. Preserve them both in body and soul, prosper their labors with good success, in all times of danger, be their defense, and bring them to the haven where they would be, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

  • Pastel Skies - Split Rock Lighthouse

    The setting sun adds color the the skies at Split Rock.

  • Bong Bridge Reflection

    November 12 - Bong Bridge Reflection The Bong Bridge spans the St. Louis River between Duluth-Superior. November sunrises bring colorful reflections on the soon-to-be frozen water. As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man. Proverbs 27:19

  • Super Moon

    November 13 - Super Moon This month's Super Moon rises from behind the South Pier Lighthouse and appears 16% larger than normal full moons. An incredible sight to behold on a warm November evening. He made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows its time for setting. Psalm 104:19

  • Sun Pillar

    November 14 - Sun Pillar Sunset Ice crystals in the atmosphere create a pillar of light to magnify the mid-November sunset. Caused by ice particles in the atmosphere, sun pillars are beams of light that extend vertically upward from the sun when conditions are right and the sun is on the horizon. From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! Psalm 113:3

  • Covergence

    November 15 - Convergence The old Interstate Bridge stands, in contrast, to the Blatnik Bridge in the twilight of a November evening. I remember the days of old; I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of your hands. Psalm 143:5

  • Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge

    November 16 - Pastel Morning A freighter waits at anchor for its turn to load grain in Duluth. Framed by the Aerial Bridge, the large boat seems to have purposely moved into position for a perfect photo opportunity. For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light. Psalm 36:9

  • Snowy Pines

    November 17 - Snowy Pines On the fringe of winter, new ice on the lake and fresh snow in the trees make a beautiful November day. He gives snow like wool; he scatters hoarfrost like ashes. Psalm 147:16

  • Lake Superior Agates

    November 18 - Lake Superior Agate The Lake Superior Agate is the Minnesota State Gemstone. With their multi-colored bands of quarts, the gemstones are beautiful examples of the handiwork of God. The beautiful agate is one of the twelve gems surrounding the throne of God. -- The fifth onyx, the sixth carnelian, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, the twelfth amethyst. Revelation 21:20

  • Twilight Reflection

    November 19 - Twilight Reflection Evening calm settles upon the harbor with the reflection of the Blatnik Bridge. As in water, face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man. Proverbs 27:19

  • Winter Wisps

    November 20 - The soft light of a cold November day fades into the distant horizon as winters ice, slowly grows acoss Caribou Lake.

  • Bentleyville Tour of Lights

    Bentleyville Tour of Lights is the largest holiday display in the Midwest.

  • Snow Crystal

    November 22 - Snow Crystal The unique snowflake under a microscope shows the delicate structure and incredible design of the little things in God's creation. Having the glory of God, its radiance like a most rare jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. Revelation 21:11

  • Lester Bridge

    November 23 - Winter River Lester River Stone Bridge. With winter right around the corner, local rivers, lakes, and streams begin to freeze up and settle in for several months' rest under the ice. From its chamber comes the whirlwind and cold from the scattering winds. By the breath of God, ice is given, and the broad waters are frozen fast. Job 37:9-10

  • Bentleyville Tour of Lights

    November 24 - Bentleyvlle Tour of Lights

  • Split Rock - The Superior Sentinel

    November 25 - Split Rock - the Superior Sentinel Split Rock Lighthouse stands sentinel over Lake Superior on a cold November day, bathed in the warm light of a late autumn sunset. Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. Proverbs 4:23

  • Northern Winter

    November 26 - Snowy Cedars Cedar trees in Laster Park in Duluth line the banks of the Amity Creek on a snowy late November day. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing was white as snow. Matthew 28:3

  • Through the Woods

    November 27- Snowy Forest The forest around Split Rock Lighthouse became a winter wonderland after a two-foot snowfall blanketed the area during a late November storm. He gives snow like wool; he scatters hoarfrost like ashes. Psalm 147:16

  • Lighthouse in the Clouds

    November 28 - Lighthouse in the Clouds The scene makes for an ethereal setting on a late November night with a full moon lighting up the clouds above Split Rock Lighthouse. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. James 1:17

  • Frozen in Time

    November 29 - Frozen in Time This delicate snowflake traveled for miles and then fell to the ground cushioned by soft winds and other snowflakes. Why would God create such beauty that no one will ever see? I guess it is for His Glory and joy -- I am so grateful to be able to see one up close. For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen. Romans 11:36

  • Full Moon at Split Rock

    November 30 - Full Moon at Split Rock The Full "Beaver" Moon is rising at Split Rock State Park. Following the clockwork of the universe, the full moon rose at its exact time and place. When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, Psalm 8:3

  • Lake Ave - Duluth

    The Heart of Duluth

  • November Sunset

    Fresh Ice

  • Bentleyville

    Bentleyville is always a great holiday venture.

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