Minneapolis Daily Photoblog

A photo outpost on the edge of the great western prairie, Minneapolis Daily Photoblog records life in the beautiful rugged northern land of Minnesota. Minneapolis is a bustling metropolis with beautiful greenspaces, rivers and truly epic winters. This unique city was created by the railroad and lumber barons in the wild frontier leaving lots of awesomely rusty hulks and quiet wooded corridors to photograph.

Snow on the River

Snow on the River

This longshot of the next bend in the river reveals the airborne snow, the whitish haze on the right is not snow on the lens, it’s all the snow in the atmosphere. The sharper trees on the left are the inside of the bend on the other side of the river.

This is part of a series that I took along the Mississippi River during the beginnings of a snowstorm. The first post is King Boreas Returns.

Quiet River Bend

Quiet River Bend

The shoreline I’m standing on is deep under a shelf of ice, but across the river on the outside of the bend, years of torrent have washed the roots of the trees clean. This little stretch of the river is accessible from the Dog Park between Fort Snelling and The Minnehaha Falls.

This is part of a series that I took along the Mississippi River during the beginnings of a snowstorm. The first post is King Boreas Returns.

King Boreas Returns

King Boreas Returns

A few March days of 70° weather in the Great North Country is a fanciful dream, appreciated by the natives, but always borrowed time. Mid last week, the forecast for the weekend was chilly, but clear — then Saturday my weather app lit up, ‘Winter Storm Alert’ it cried! The dream is over! Awake! And with only one day notice King Boreas returns to his throne.