Muskegon Girls on the Run 2016

Celebration 5K Run The Girls on the Run Celebration 5k will take place in downtown Muskegon at Heritage Landing on Saturday, May 21, 2016! The 5k run is a culmination of a three-month program in which Muskegon County 3rd through 8th grade girls participate in the spring. Girls meet twice a week after school to…

Muskegon Winter Photo Walk

Muskegon Winter Photo Walk I wanted to get a group of people together to walk around and take some pictures, so I planned a lunch and photo walk event on Facebook last week. 20 people said they were “going” and another 66 people said they were “interested” in going. At the time, the weather forecast…

Injured Raccoon Rescue

Injured Raccoon Rescue Jenna and I were driving down towards the Muskegon State Park to see if we could get some Fall color pictures. Fall Color Detour While driving down Ruddiman Drive, something was walking really slow towards the center of the road. We got closer and noticed it was a fluffy Raccoon that really…

Injured Raptor Rescue

**Update** Thanks to Mlive for sharing this story with everyone 🙂 Photographer captures rescue of injured red-tailed hawk in photos, video Injured Raptor Rescue Here’s an embedded post from last night on my Facebook page explaining what had happened. More PICTURES and a VIDEO are posted below No sunset pictures for me tonight. I spent…

Mona Lake Channel Kayaking

After eating a delicious Perch dinner, we went out on a nice kayak adventure on Mona Lake. We started just outside the Lake Harbor Park / Mona Lake Channel and went into Lake Michigan for a nice relaxing sunset. I was a little nervous about taking my camera out there but the waves were minimal…

Muskegon Lighthouse Tour

Muskegon Lighthouse Tour For the first time since it was built in 1903, the Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse is now open for regular public tours. I was able to tour this lighthouse a few years ago and I planned on going to the ribbon cutting ceremony but I was very busy with getting my new…

Hero Mud Run Pictures

Hero Mud Run Pictures I had a blast photographing the 2015 Hero Mud Run. It was very well organized and it looked like everyone had a lot of fun. The obstacles were challenging and creative. I took a LOT of pictures but here are a few of my favorites. It’s impossible to photograph everyone, everywhere… but…

Holland Tulip Time Festival

Holland Tulip Time Festival Jenna and I went down to Holland to check out the Tulip Festival last Sunday. It was a gloomy day but there were thousands of people flooding the sidewalks, local businesses and browsing the arts & crafts fair inside the park. Some of the tulips were already wilted, while others were…

Northern Lights in Muskegon, Michigan

Northern Lights in Muskegon, Michigan Note: The Northern Lights Picture featured above was taken at Duck Lake State Park in Muskegon, Michigan. It’s available for purchase in my online gallery section starting at $4!  “A geomagnetic storm hitting the northern part of the U.S. made Northern Lights visible in West Michigan. Geomagnetic Storm On Sunday,…

Joe Gee Photography on FOX 17

Joe Gee Photography on FOX 17 “We see it almost every year, but sometimes worse than others…especially following an Arctic blast. Our beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline crusted and encapsulated in ice. We literally receive hundreds of photos from locals, amateur, and professional photographers up and down the lakeshore. In fact, I decided to meet three…

Grand Haven Photo Walk

Grand Haven Photo Walk I went on a photo walk in Grand Haven with 5 other photographers from the Muskegon area. We met at the Dee-Lite Bar and Grill and ate some breakfast while talking about camera stuff. We walked up and down Washington Avenue and took some random pictures, then we made our way…

A Walk in the Park

I went for a walk with Jerry James to find some cool mushrooms to photograph. It’s always nice going on photo adventures with other photographers. Walking around alone gets boring and when I bring my dogs, they usually end up peeing on the mushrooms before I can photograph them 🙂 At least Jerry asks me…

Muskegon State Park Beach

Muskegon State Park Beach Info: Muskegon State Park is located four miles west of North Muskegon on the shore of Lake Michigan. There are over two miles of shoreline on Lake Michigan and over a mile on Muskegon Lake. The vast expanse of Great Lakes sand beach ranks among the most beautiful in the world.…

Weather, Waves and Windsurfers

Here are 14 unedited pictures from Pere Marquette last night. I went down there after to work to relax and see what was going on. I got a few wave warnings on my phone and read some news reports on Facebook about some possible severe weather. While nothing “severe” happened, there were tons of people out enjoying the…

Huge Triptych Canvas

Do you have a large empty wall looking for some love? A triptych canvas print can brighten up any space with the right photo. Fill a large space in a room with a stunning triptych canvas print. A triptych spreads a single image across three canvases or showcases a series of related images with stunning…

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days

[popuppress id=”1150″] I went down to the Fruitport Old Fashioned Days Carnival to get some cool pictures last night 🙂 I’ve been taking pictures of the Ferris Wheel and Fireworks for the last 3-4 years. Ferris Wheels are my favorite ride and one of my favorite subjects to photograph because of the changing colors and rotation…