Lens on Lake Minnetonka

Enjoying the Fresh Air

Enjoying the Fresh Air

Photogenic 20-year-old cat takes first place. First Place: Pets “Find your passion about what you like to take pictures of,” Ann Beadle-Reinitz...

Morning Drama

Morning Drama

Repetition is the key to success. “[I] love this park and the location, especially in the morning and at night. [The] large body of water in the...

Fire Trucks on Parade

Fire Trucks on Parade

Spirit of service captured in parade photo. “I took this shot as it shows the spirit of the small town community coming together,” says Ann...

Lily Pad Leap

Lily Pad Leap

Sheer joy is frozen in time during hot summer day. “The moment captured in this photo is sheer joy and a perfect reflection of happy childhood...

Lonely Ranger

Lonely Ranger

“We live in a great area for photography …” —Eduard Melnik “I really like the solitude spirit of this boat and its bravery to be the first on the...

Green Heron

Green Heron

Camouflage doesn’t hide this heron’s beauty. “I was walking home with my daughter after paddleboarding and just happened to notice it in among the...

Ice Breaker

Ice Breaker

“I got lucky with the position of the sun’s reflection …” —Lisa Tomassen “A family tradition of going on springtime ice breaking missions started...

Winter Picnic

Winter Picnic

Optimistic winter vista receives first place. “I was driving past the beach in early winter and stopped to take a photograph of the watercolor sky....

Birch Bluff Beauty

Birch Bluff Beauty

“It is so beautiful and so delicate and so ephemeral.” —Judy Voigt Englund Frosty Morning, which placed third in the Wildlife and Nature category of...

Anchored in Light

Anchored in Light

“… this is one of my favorite areas to photograph …” The Wayzata Yacht Club on Lake Minnetonka serves as the striking backdrop for Boats and...

Day’s End

Day’s End

Sunset puts on a spectacular light show. Excelsior’s Judy Voigt Englund often walks down to Crescent Beach on Lake Minnetonka in the summertime to...

A Boy and His Dog

A Boy and His Dog

“… this photo captures a shared moment of pure contentment …” Lake Minnetonka Sunset with My Best Friend, taken by Wayzata’s Katie Rajchert, placed...

Sibling Smiles

Sibling Smiles

Family finds joy on Lake Minnetonka. “The pure joy on their faces,” says Tracie Bea Daum when asked what she appreciated about her photo of her...

Who? Me?

Who? Me?

“… eyes are the windows to the soul.” Guess who won first place in the Pets category of Lens on Lake Minnetonka, our annual photo contest? Big Brown...

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