Minnesota Scenes: July

1 Morning fog on Lynx Lake, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, early on the morning of July 1, 2013 using HDR (high dynamic range) photography. 
2 Fourth of July fireworks in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Taken on July 4, 2013 with a Nikon D3200. 
3 River fisherman in a secret fishing hole, Nicollet Island, Minneapolis, on July 11, 2013. 
4 Gerry Sibell captured an American goldfinch heading toward a lily in his backyard on July 29. 
5 A house wren brings a super-sized meal of an eastern tent caterpillar to one of its young as it peeks out of its nest in a garden bird house in Shoreview. 
6 The tall ships head out of Duluth on July 29. 
7 A juvenile barred owl has a close encounter with a crow in Shoreview on July 10. 
8 A showy lady's slipper spotted in the forest east of Duluth. 
9 An american mink peeks over a dock on Pike Lake in Maple Grove. 
10 Mother and baby moose, captured by on July 6, 2013. 
11 Down a gravel road, Darcy Sime spotted a storm on the horizon. Photographed on July 15, 2013 with a Nikon D7000. 
12 David R. Johnson captured rocks under iron-filled water on Jul 22, 2013. 
13 Ruby-throated hummingbird, spotted on July 28, 2013 with a Canon EOS REBEL T2i.