A Trip to Michigan’s Lower Tahquamenon Falls

Greg Kretovic, author of Waterfalls of Michigan, takes us on a visit to Michigan’s Lower Tahquamenon Falls. Here is his report. I have to be honest, I don’t know why I didn’t visit Lower Tahquamenon Falls sooner! To me, the Lower Falls is truly a fun adventure for the entire...

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More than 130 Michigan Waterfalls for You to Visit

In his book Waterfalls of Michigan, professional photographer and waterfall chaser Greg Kretovic guides you to more than 130 waterfalls in the Great Lakes State. The vast majority of waterfalls in Michigan are found in the Upper Peninsula—there’s only one waterfall in the Lower Peninsula—and Greg...

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Waterfalls of Michigan: A Guide to the Most Beautiful

Waterfalls create a feeling of serenity, a sense of restrained power. Their grandeur takes our breath away. Their gentle sounds complement periods of meditation. Nearly 200 waterfalls decorate the scenery across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, from the Munising area’s impressive Miners Falls and Wagner Falls to the...

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A Visit to Sandstone Falls, West Virginia

Randall Sanger, author of Waterfalls of Virginia & West Virginia, takes us to Sandstone Falls, one of his favorite waterfalls in West Virginia. Sandstone Falls is one of my favorite waterfalls in West Virginia. It is easily accessed by an elaborate ¼-mile-long boardwalk and bridge system....

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Waterfalls of Virginia & West Virginia

Waterfalls create a feeling of serenity, a sense of restrained power. Their grandeur takes our breath away. Their gentle sounds complement periods of meditation. Well over 500 waterfalls decorate the scenery across Virginia and West Virginia, from Dark Hollow Falls in Shenandoah National Park to the...

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The Art of Taking Great Photographs of Waterfalls

Lisa Crayford, author of Waterfalls of Minnesota and an accomplished photographer, shares with us her tips for taking great photographs of  waterfalls. Here is a summary of the basics. Tripod: You’ll need a sturdy tripod because you can’t hold a camera sufficiently steady when using slow shutter speeds. Be...

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Photographing the Wild Waterfalls in Spring

Lisa Crayford, author of Waterfalls of Minnesota, thinks that springtime and waterfalls go hand in hand. Here are her suggestions for your next waterfall outing! During this season in northern Minnesota, the snow is melting off the higher elevations. The rivers are flowing with great speed, heading...

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Visiting Winnewissa Falls with Lisa Crayford

Join Lisa Crayford, author of Waterfalls of Minnesota, on a journey to Winnewissa Falls Winnewissa Falls is situated amid the pipestone quarries at Pipestone National Monument. The falls, along with the surrounding quarries, are considered sacred by many American Indians. Our journey to Winnewissa Falls began on a rainy Saturday morning in June. With umbrellas...

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