Winter Photography Workshop

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Lake Superior at Cascade River

These are some of my favorite photos from this year’s Winter Photography Workshop at Lutsen Resort. I taught the photography side of the workshop and Adam Harju taught the winter part of the workshop. We had temps as cold as -30F with the windchill. Winds up to 50 mph during the sunset session. I’d say another great winter experience. Gotta love winter in the northland. It’s just too darn short!!!
Photographers in front of frozen waterfall

Photographer on Cascade River

For the following pictures, I switched to my Lens Baby, which is one of my most used winter lenses.

Snow in the Wind

Adam Harju on snowshoes
Grand Marais Lighthouse

And now, the best photo from the workshop

Snow Penis


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  • Andy
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    The first one especially is spectacular! Nice tonal range.

  • Bryan
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    Thanks Andy. Using a few B&W techniques and translating them to color.

  • Paulo Jordao
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    I can imagine ho you can survive around so much cold. I live here in Florida… No snow at all.
    Anyway.. It is good to look at your pictures just to be glat for what I have here!
    Thanks
    Paulo
    http://www.paulopics.com

    Paulo Jordao’s last blog post..Dog Photography – Greeting Cards

  • Bryan Hansel
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    Hi Paulo,

    There’s a saying up this way: “There is no bad weather, only bad clothing.” If you dress right, it’s just fun to be outside in winter. Plus, everything becomes a giant playground for snowshoeing into thick woods that would stop any hiking in summer, or skiing on the trails or out on the 1000s of lakes, ice climbing, and more.

    Summers fun also.

    Cheers,
    Bryan

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