Posts Tagged 'lake Michigan'

Frames and vistas 3

After gazing across Lake Michigan and Lake Winnebago and not seeing the other side… The Loch Raven Reservoir seemed quite tiny:

Still beautiful, though. All the sun was a welcome sight after a week of rain.

Frames and vistas 2

Garden gates can increase your desire to see what’s on the other side, but sometimes the best frames for nature are natural ones. These trees:

…were hiding a beautiful sunset over Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.

I did walk to the end of the pier, and watched as the sun went down. As I walked back from the harbor, the full moon was rising above the harbor park sign. Sadly, I don’t have any really good photos of it. I was too busy gawking.

Frames and vistas 1

While traveling, sometimes it’s fun to look at what frames a view, then look at the wider “vista”. Here is one “frame”, courtesy of the Milwaukee Art Museum:

Drawing back you can see the full view:

Two Piece Marble (Rangatira), 1968-1969, by Barbara Hepworth

MAM has a lovely collection of artwork, overlooking Lake Michigan.

So, what have you seen up close and far away that altered your perspective?

(This post brought to you after inspiration from Magnusmog’s lovely blog, where she sometimes see the bigger picture outside the frame of her beautiful cropped photos.)

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