Tag: Upper Peninsula

  • Short Rock

    Short Rock

    This vintage photograph was taken on Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in the city of Marquette. Referred to as Short Rock, it’s one of several islands easily accessible from the shoreline. You can visit the following shops to discover prints, gifts & more… Redbubble Society 6 Pixels

  • Vintage Beach Scene

    Vintage Beach Scene

    This old photograph features a beach and lighthouse on Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula – Marquette, Michigan – which was formerly referred to as “Michigan Beach”. It’s a beautiful area, though somewhat cold (note the absence of people actually in the water). You can see prints and more in my galleries at Pixels and […]

  • Little Presque Isle

    Little Presque Isle

    This vintage photograph was taken from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, near Marquette, and features a Lake Superior coastline with Little Presque Isle in the distance. Prints and more available. Thanks for visiting!

  • Poem

    Sands of Time Around the lake on winds of changeThe sands of time did rearrangeTo shift terrain along the shoreResculpting landscapes to explore © 2022 Phil Perkins One of the early lessons I learned as a child growing up in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in the city of Marquette on Lake Superior, was the enormous power […]

  • Music and Design

    Music and Design

    Songs that I’m listening to this morning while working with photography and/or creating designs… Take Five – by The Dave Brubeck Quartet / 1959 Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald – by Gordon Lightfoot / 1976 He Went to Paris – by Jimmy Buffett / 1973 This stylized photograph was taken of the harbor in Marquette, […]

  • Poem: Sands of Michigan

    Poem: Sands of Michigan

    Growing up along the shores of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, in the city of Marquette, I have many fond recollections of summers at the beach, swimming in the water and exploring small islands… Jumping over dunesOn the hot sand under sunCool, deep blue watersBeckoning young summer fun Life in MichiganWith the […]

  • Vintage Film Negative

    Vintage Film Negative

    This grunge-style vintage graphic design incorporates a film negative of a stormy Lake Superior, as seen from Presque Isle in Marquette, located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Prints and more are available in the following galleries: Redbubble ArtPal Thanks for stopping by!

  • Michigan Beach

    Michigan Beach

    Prints available. This grunge style vintage photograph was taken in the summer on Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in the city of Marquette. This was the beach of my childhood, a wonderful place to enjoy the sand – yet, notice how few people are actually in the water? Brrr…

  • Lake Superior

    Lake Superior

    This vintage photograph of Lake Superior features a rocky shoreline at Little Presque Isle – located near the city of Marquette, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. You can discover a variety of gift and apparel items with this image, in the following shops: Redbubble Society 6 Pixels

  • Vintage Lighthouse

    Vintage Lighthouse

    Located on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in the city of Marquette, this vintage photograph features a now automated Coast Guard lighthouse. Growing up as a child, I lived only three blocks away and spent countless hours on this beach – formerly referred to as Michigan Beach (now, McCarty’s Cove). This […]

  • Sugarloaf Mountain

    Marquette, Michigan This vintage photograph highlights a trail up Sugarloaf Mountain, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, near the city of Marquette. With this many tree roots and rocks, it’s good advice to watch your step. Prints and more available.

  • Vintage Lake Superior

    Rocky Shoreline Situated in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between the cities of Marquette and Big Bay, this vintage photograph highlights the rugged shoreline along Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes. If you’d be interested in a print for a wall in your home or office – or, as a great gift giving idea – […]

  • Vintage Lighthouse

    This vintage photograph features an old Coast Guard Station lighthouse, located on Lake Superior in Michigan’s upper peninsula at Marquette. Enjoy this scenery all year long with a print or other product from these galleries: Pixels, Redbubble and Society 6. Thanks for shopping!

  • Gitche Gumee

    The Big Lake The legend lives on…this is Lake Superior, referred to by the Chippewa Indians as “Gitche Gumee” – the Big Lake. I took this photograph in the upper peninsula of Michigan, near Little Presque Isle outside of Marquette. If that’s too far to drive, you can always visit my galleries at Pixels and […]

  • Vintage Lighthouse

  • Little Presque Isle

    Island of Gitche Gumee Imagine…the shores of Lake Superior, at Little Presque Isle, north of Marquette, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula…on a wall in your home, office, business lobby or cafeteria setting. Get the picture?

  • Shores of Lake Superior

    Little Presque Isle It’s often said that a person can never go home again; that is, everything changes with time. Memories fade, often becoming embellished and romanticized, and the environment from which recollections stem are also altered. Yet, with a refined sense of appreciation – and, at just the right moment – magic can happen. […]

  • Tale of A Cat

    Growing up on Lake Superior in the upper peninsula of Michigan, in the small city of Marquette, our family always had pets. And, at one point, we owned a black-and-gray striped cat named Bootsy. He was an indoor-outdoor cat, and, when inside, enjoyed sitting by the large picture window in the living room, at the […]

  • Vintage Mackinac Bridge

    Vintage Mackinac Bridge

    Enjoy this stylized vintage photograph of the Mackinac Bridge, connecting Michigan’s Lower & Upper Peninsulas, and defining the boundary between Lake Michigan & Lake Huron. See more in my shops at Pixels and/or Zazzle. Thanks!

  • Pine And Birch

    Pine And Birch

    Enter into a quiet forest of pine and birch trees, with a comfortable cushion of pine needle-bedding underfoot as you walk toward the light. Along the way, you can visit my shop at Pixels to discover some great print options for your home or office, as well as a potpourri of other items to enjoy.