White Bear Lake resident Bill Eaves’ photo Ice Boats took first place in the Activities and Events category of our 2019 Lens on the Lake photo contest. Read more about Lens on the Lake Winner Perfectly Captures Winter's Essence
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Stephanie Herington’s A Summer Paddle took second place in our 2018 Lens on the Lake photo contest in the People & Families category. Read more about A Paddle Around Manitou Island Makes for Moody Photograph
White Bear Lake resident Jim Delesha captured this image, which took second place in our 2018 Lens on the Lake photo contest in the Activities & Events category. Read more about This Sunset Photo 'Represents the Essence of White Bear Lake'
Julie Orloske has been drawn to photography since right after high school. “I have always loved seeing the details of nature or capturing the images as they are unfolding,” Orloske says.
The photo was taken when Orloske joined her friend and her friend’s dog for a walk around White Bear Lake and they stopped at the dog park. “Stella loves to play in the water and was chasing and bringing back a floating toy,” Orloske says. “I love how Stella’s ears are standing straight up with the excitement on her face, waiting for the toy to be thrown again.” Read more about Lens on the Lake: Barking on Water
It's that time of year again: The Lens on the Lake photo contest has returned for its 8th year of beautiful photos of our community. This photo contest, presented by White Bear Lake Magazine, showcases the best photographers in our community—not to mention the subjects that give them inspiration.
We're looking for photos that show off the core values of White Bear Lake in five categories: Read more about Lens on the Lake 2017
“This is a good example of community events bringing us together,” remarks Jay Rendall on his photo Pumpkinmania, which won third place in the 2015 Activities and Events category. Rendall also captured a few other award-winning shots, including Hiking, which appeared in the June issue, and High School Regatta in the September issue. Read more about Lens on the Lake: Picture-Perfect Pumpkins