Monday, March 31, 2008

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Uptown Theatre - Night in March

The Uptown Theatre with a slice of the moon just left of the sign...

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Night lights...

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A semi truck waits...

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Friday, March 21, 2008

Free Speech

If you live in Uptown, you never really know what to expect when you step out the door. That's what I love about this place.

There was a protest over the weekend and even though I missed most of the action, I was able to snap some photos and document what was left. I know what you're thinking. Another protest in Uptown? What? Really? Go on...

This protest was different though. This protest had a twist...

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It wasn't until I crossed the street that I realized the Brave New Workshop had made some signs of their own...

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It seems the First Amendment was in full swing that day.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Victoria's Secret

Uptown keeps changing. The corner of Lake and Hennepin looks way different with a Victoria's Secret, especially at night...

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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Uptown Transit Station

Reflections in a puddle underneath the Uptown Transit Station...

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I accidentally bumped my ISO to 1600 while adjusting settings. That's what I love about Canon. ISO 1600 and it still looks beautiful.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

In Between Cars

This image is a reflection created by a foamy puddle of water. The photo was taken quickly in between traffic, then flipped upside down...

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

50,000 Visits

Thanks for stopping by...

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That's a big number! I'd like to thank those of you who read my blog daily. And special thanks to those of you who have taken the time to tell me why.

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Urban Landscape - Winter

Photo taken from a bridge on Lyndale looking over the greenway towards bryant...

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Photo desaturated a bit from normal color.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Monday, March 10, 2008

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Five new photos from the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden...

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Click here to see my photos of the Sculpture Garden at night.

Friday, March 07, 2008


A person successfully avoids a puddle off Hennepin and 26th...

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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Winter On Lyndale

Bicycle buried in snow...

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This photo was taken back in December after a major snowfall.

Sunday, March 02, 2008

Polar Bear Plunge 2008

I went to Lake Calhoun on Saturday to check out the second annual Polar Bear Plunge. It's an ongoing benefit spanning several lakes to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota...

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Minneapolis Mayor, R.T. Rybak (left), gets ready to take the plunge...

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And they're off...

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The plungers were made up of teams. This group was dressed like SNL characters. Very nice...

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The Roller Girls were there too...

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Can you say style points...

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I think this girl was actually smiling...

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Don't forget the Jameson (right)...

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So cold...

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Batman seems confident about a first place plunge...

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Dressed for success (middle)...

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Are you cold yet? How about now...

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The water was 4 feet deep so there was always a helping hand waiting to pull people out...

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Brrr. That's all I have to say. Brrrrrrrr...

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Click here to see the rest of my photos from the plunge.