Alex woman wins national photo contest

October 1, 2019
Lou Ann Marks of Alexandria loves to take photos. Since retiring about five years ago, she has been taking many photos with her iPhone. “I have always been interested in photography but having a camera on my phone has given ...

A majestic leap (and a bounce)

June 1, 2019
Photographer captures day-old ducklings taking their first flights If you have a desire to photograph wildlife, even if it’s just a hobby, you must understand right up front that a wildlife photographer is not . . . well, just not ...

Simple tips to take better photographs

June 1, 2019
If you want to take better pictures, follow these tips, which will provide immediate dividends: 1. Plan Ahead. When your granddaughter is baptized, where will you stand? Or where will you pose your brothers and sisters during the family reunion? ...

A new focus on life

October 1, 2018
After Judy Regan’s death in 2014, Bruce Regan, of St. Cloud, grieved deeply for his wife of 57 years. So much so that he stayed at home and didn’t do much else. “Until one day my therapist said I should ...

Amazing Grace

October 1, 2018
Photograph still inspires 100 years after creation We see it everywhere—in  homes, museums, official buildings, restaurants, churches, billboards, advertisements, and the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office. It has been spotted in Europe, Afghanistan and Costa Rica.  A saintly, gray-haired old ...