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My Trip to the North (lots of images)

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Thanks to everyone that gave me tips on where to go this weekend. I found lots of color and water. I was upset with myself since I forgot my ND filters at home and my main goal was waterfalls. Since it was cloudy and I had a polarizer I was able to do ok yesterday.

We made it to Split Rock, Gooseberry Falls, Canal Park, Lester Park and Jay Cook on the way home. We were busy for 2 days straight.

Sorry about the amount of images.

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Could someone ID this flower? Is it an orchid?

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Mike, the flower is touch-me-not (jewelweed). It's a remedy for poison ivy, too. If you get some poison ivy oil on you and there's jewelweed around you can crush it and rub it on the poison ivy site and it'll take care of business. They do often grow in the same places, because they both like full sun and come into disturbed soils like roadsides.

I like all these shots, MM, but I really like the stacked rocks with Split Rock Lighthouse in the BG. Not at all your typical tourist postcard shot of the lighthouse, and the picture made me smile.

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Thanks everyone for the nice comments. Yes, it was a very fun weekend. Can't wait to do it again sometime.

I like all these shots, MM, but I really like the stacked rocks with Split Rock Lighthouse in the BG. Not at all your typical tourist postcard shot of the lighthouse, and the picture made me smile.

Thanks Steve, that's exactly what I saw when I walked up the shoreline and saw the stack of rocks there. I have the usual type shots of the lighthouse as well, but I knew everyone here had seen those views before.

Thanks again

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Mike, I really envy you!

Really like that split rock pic! Also that tree with roots showing by the river, That's a nice shot! Great work!

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I like the lighthouse shot also. I love how the blurred lighthouse makes the rocks the featured attraction, but we all know exactally were you were.

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Nice shots, I also prefer the S.R. lighthouse image. I sure hope the colors are good this weekend... I'll be all over the place from Split rock to Manitou S.P. and alot of places in between from Friday before sunrise til Sunday after sunrise.

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Thanks everyone.

Buzz, the colors were not real great this past weekend but they should be pretty good by this coming weekend. Good Luck.

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Thanks, Mike! It sounds like inland its pretty decent in area's and getting better along the shore.... we'll see.

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