This month, we racked up the miles in search of the magical. Somewhere between North Fargo pool houses and golf courses, Otter Tail Lake, Detroit Lakes, and Lake Eunice, we found creative heaven. With cameras ready and glasses of wine perched, we raced to the end of the dock, spent more time barefoot than in shoes, beat sunsets to the punch...and finally basked in capturing its glow.
With all shoots wrapped, and every word written, the end-of-month excitement is replaced with nerves and nail biting, hoping, with respect to the subject, that we've all done our jobs well. As a realistic editor, I know how difficult it is to relay the beauty of an environment or moment, but each month, as I open the finished galleries of photos, I'm stunned at what I see. Despite teetering on bar stools, frozen contacts, wearing gas masks, wading through lakes, braving the rain, wind, scorching temps, and chatty editors...somehow, each photographer has captured exactly what it felt like to be there.
This month, Susan and I would like to say, Thank You. Thank you to the amazing team of passionate photographers who travel the miles with us and go above and beyond to capture the day, the moment, the person, the home, and especially...that feeling. Dan Francis, Morgan Schleif, Micah J. Zimmerman, Jesse Hoorelbeke, Dennis Krull, Travis Beauchene, and many other contributing photographers - you bring the magic to Midwest Nest.
With Midwest Regard,
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