Weekly Photo Challenge – Glow

Turtle River State Park, North Dakota.

This week, Jen H asks us to share something that glows. She references one possibility that photographers refer to as the Golden Hour. She writes, “The Golden Hour is the time of day before sunset or after sunrise, when the light is soft and glowing. It makes for absolutely beautiful photos.” You can read her entire challenge post hereContinue reading

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Turtle River State Park – Sunrise in the Park

turtleriversunrise-3Arvilla, North Dakota.

A short few weeks ago, I posted a gallery of photos from the Turtle River State Park, just 20 miles or so west of Grand Forks, North Dakota. You can review that gallery here. This trip was an overnighter as we wanted to catch both a sunrise and sunset in the park. As it turned out, the evening was cloudy, so no sunset pics graced that gallery. Continue reading

Turtle River State Park – Idyllic Natural Beauty

turtleriver-20Arvilla, North Dakota.

About 20 miles east of Grand Forks, North Dakota on Highway 2, a pleasant side trip will find you at North Dakota’s Turtle River State Park. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s, the park attracts visitors all the year around. The river is stocked with trout and anyone of the child persuasion can even borrow fishing gear from the park office to try their hand at catching a rainbow, no license required. Continue reading