Wallpapers

1000 Islands Wallpaper April 2017

1000 Islands Wallpaper April 2017

Last month’s wallpaper image showed just how early spring arrived in these parts. Now that it's officially here, I thought it might be appropriate to feature a summer image for April as it too may be closer than we think.

This is the 1000 Islands National Park’s Thwartway Island (formerly known...

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1000 Islands Wallpaper March 2017

1000 Islands Wallpaper March 2017

I wasn’t sure which image to share this month, so recently posted a shot on my Facebook page to gauge the interest. People seemed to enjoy seeing the River as it was on February 22nd, so I figured you might enjoy it too. As of today, the ice surrounding the island is entirely gone, melted by ongoi...

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1000 Islands Wallpaper February 2017

1000 Islands Wallpaper February 2017

Unfortunately, our new web site’s comments section was not working for the first few days after last month’s image was posted, so I don’t know if anyone was able to correctly identify the scene. It’s Oliver Island in Chippewa Bay. I’ve always loved Oliver’s flagged pines, which are iconi...

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1000 Islands Wallpaper January 2017

1000 Islands Wallpaper January 2017

It’s always the same. Good photographs are all about "showing up," but that alone is no guarantee. My experience is that I need to show up countless times before getting anything worthy. If you’re very lucky, on one of those outings, magic happens and all the images from that moment are worthy. Such was the case with last month’s skiff shot and our island. Who would have thought that such a cloudy morning would be the one, but if you don’t make the effort, it will not happen.

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