01.12.14 Sunset: 5:33
Interesting ice designs form on the north pier.
01.19.14 Sunset: 5:41
An orange glow remains after an amazing winter sunset.
01.26.14 Sunset: 5:47 Temp: 23°
Heavy snow during the week and on this evening made shooting conditions quite difficult.
02.02.14 Sunset: 5:58 Temp: 19°
An unusually beautiful February sunset at the Grand Haven Pier.
02.16.14 Sunset: 6:15 Temp: 23°
A deep freeze made for interesting photographic opportunities along the Grand Haven shore.
Grand Haven Pier Series #7: Revisit
02.23.14 Sunset: 6:25 Temp: 21°
Pancake ice builds up in the channel while ice and snow cover the rest of the landscape.
03.02.14 Sunset: 6:34 Temp:8°
The red lighthouse contrasts against the ice and clouds in one of the coldest nights on the pier.
03.09.14 Sunset: 7:44 Temp: 34°
Ice builds up at the end of the north pier.
03.16.14 Sunset: 7:51 Temp: 23°
I really liked compositional elements that the ice in the channel brought to week 10. The bright lights and blue sky helped too.
03.30.14 Sunset: 8:06 Temp: 44°
Ducks fly across the recently thawed channel.
04.06.14 Sunset: 8:14 Temp: 48°
Some color contrast and a nice reflection made for an interesting composition in the week 13 "revisit" image.
04.13.14 Sunset: 8:23 Temp: 53°
A wide angle shot shows some interesting texture in an area of the north pier in need of repair.
04.27.14 Sunset: 8:41 Temp: 53
Evening blues set in after a day of spring rain in the Week #16 Revisit image.
The contrast in this image stood out as I was "revisiting" photos from week 17.
05.18.14 Sunset: 9:04 Temp: 57°
Another piece of interesting driftwood rests on the Lake Michigan shore in the Week 19 Revisit image.
05.25.14 Sunset: 9:10 Temp: 68°
The sun bursts over a piece of driftwood as a beachgoer enjoys the pleasant evening.
06.01.14 Sunset: 9:16 Temp: 78°
The skies quickly turned gray after I created this image on June 1st, week #21 of the Series. I like how the hint magenta in the quickly moving clouds compliments the red of the inner beacon.
06.08.14 Sunset 9:21 Temp: 63°
Blue hour over the Grand Haven Pier
Diffuse light reflects on Lake Michigan as the sun goes down on June 22, 2014.
06.29.14 Sunset 9:27 Temp: 76°
A sailboat cruises in after a gorgeous night on Lake Michigan.
07.06.14 Sunset: 9:25 Temp: 74°
Storm clouds and a long exposure made for an interesting revisit image.
07.20.14 Sunset: 9:18 Temp: 68°
A hazy evening at the Grand Haven Pier creates an interesting sunset.
07.27.14 Sunset: 9:10 Temp: 62°
A fall-like storm passes through after the sun sets on the week 29 shoot.
08.03.14 Sunset: 9:01 Temp: 70°
A larger piece of driftwood rests on the shore as the lights shine brightly on the North Pier.
08.10.14 Sunset: 8:53 Temp: 76°
A life ring is at the ready as the inner beacon and pier lights shine in the background.
I wasn't terribly excited when going through the week 32 images for the revisit but I did end up liking this panoramic image(even with the lens distortion).
08.31.14 Sunset: 8:21 Temp: 73°
The colors of this photo really caught my attention and I think the moon ties it together nicely.
09.07.14 Sunset: 8:08 Temp: 68°
The sun sets over Lake Michigan with driftwood in the foreground and the Inner Beacon just showing to the left.
09.14.14 Sunset: 7:55 Temp: 59°
I had quite a few compositions of this driftwood from the week 36 shoot and I liked the water in this long exposure as well.
Week #37 of the Pier Series had plenty of photographic opportunity, which made it one of the easier "revisits" to do.
Boats pass the inner beacon after a beautiful Grand Haven sunset.
10.05.14 Sunset: 7:17 Temp: 54°
Strong wind and cool cloud cover made this one of my favorite evenings at the pier and I enjoyed going back through the images for this "revisit".
Grand Haven Pier Series #40: "Re-Share"
10.12.14 Sunset: 7:06 Temp: 61°
A long exposure with a slow moving subject! This large freighter did eventually make it out of the channel.
10.19.14 Sunset: 6:56 Temp: 52°
The setting sun casts an orange glow on a crashing wave during week #41.
10.26.14 Sunset: 6:46 Temp: 49°
A calming panoramic filled with great pastels in the sky and clouds.
The moon shines brightly over Grand Haven's south pier.
11.09.14 Sunset: 5:26 Temp: 44°
The wind was blowing and the waves were crashing! An incredible(and dangerous) evening on the north pier.
Waves roll and snow falls during the week 45 shoot. This image was originally passed by because I felt it was "too boring".
11.23.14 Sunset: 5:16 Temp: 48°
The lines and contrast of man-made vs. organic caught my attention in this "revisit" image.
12.07.14 Sunset: 5:09 Temp: 36°
The inner beacon and pier lights reflect on the channel.
12.28.14 Sunset: 5:15 Temp: 34°
Sun, clouds, open waters and a fantastic sunset! Doesn't seem right that this was the end of December!
The pier lights reflect on the channel as the last light from sunset illuminates the clouds.
01.04.15 Sunset: 5:21 Temp:21°
Lake effect snow looms to the west during the final shoot of the Pier Series.