Kirk Miller is a man with a mission. For more than three years he’s been on a daily quest to find a picture that is inspiring and sharing his words of wisdom. His community of followers is growing every day. He has rules, or parameters, which he always follows. The pictures are always taken from a public place where any of us could get to, the pictures are rarely if ever modified in Photoshop, (although he does tweak the settings in his camera.) They feature the natural beauty of the lake and surrounding shores, and rarely show any signs of us humans. I guess the boats, docks, and an occasion bridge is the exception there.
Kirk has a large base of followers in the Facebook realm and it’s become an important part of his life to bring new look at life and unique perspective of our beautiful lake each day to those followers.
Sunrises are his Speciality and his Dedication is Extreme
Kirk’s been doing this daily ritual without fail for more than three years. Here’s a link to an article written about Kirk after only one year and he has become a living legend here in Sandpoint. This article appeared in the River Journal, and the author is Trish Gannon: In Search of the Sunrise.
Below you will find some of the comments from his Facebook followers, and the ones highlighted in green art Kirk’s own comments regarding the photo of the day.
For more information, or for options you might have regarding the use of Kirt’s awesome photos search for Kirk Miller, Sandpoint in Facebook. Or try this link: https://www.facebook.com/kirk.miller.754
It’s so nice to see the seasons through your eyes. It was another boring 82 degree day today in So. Ca. (Laura Jones)
I would hate to lose your daily pictures, I Look forward to them ,and the wisdom and kind words that go with each, come on people he is doing US a favor by posting these . DONT ruin it for everyone just because you can.
12-2-13 7:18AM ~ I was thrilled to see wonderful fluffy clouds at midnight, by 3:00 many more were hovering over our little lake. By 5:30 I was heading for Sunnyside where the last hole in the clouds was visible over Clark Fork. By 6:30 it had closed up so I headed back to Ponder still hoping for some color. When the sun finally broke through the effect was interesting to say the least. Have a great day friends…
12-1-13 7:09AM ~ The temperature dropped seven degrees from the time I left the house until I took this shot an hour and a half later. The good part of that was the rain turned to a snowy slush which at least gave me some color to work with. Be careful out there my friends because apparently winter driving skills aren’t part of the drivers test in North Idaho…Have a great day…
11-29-13 6:39AM ~ I drove around the northern end of the pond and finally decided to climb the mountain to get above the oppressive overcast. This is the scene that greeted me and I knew it was going to be a good day…I loved the crescent moon but soon forgot all about it
11-28-13 7:32AM ~ Some days it’s worth waiting a while for the sun to rise through the wall of fog surrounding our little town. I hope all of my friends and family have a Happy Thanksgiving and/or a Happy Hanukkah. Thanksgivukkah anyone? Keep smiling today, you’ll find the day is much better that way.
It is not unusual for Kirk to get 50 or more comments on one of his photos. Below a smattering of comments for the Dec 2nd 2013 posting:
Audra Gabica OK seriously… this may well be my all time favorite! I mean I’d have to compile them all side by side and survey… But seriously, this one is absolutely incredible! I LOVE IT! Wholly completely amazing stuff right there Mr. Miller! Bravo!!!
Sue Hern Im speechless ! How very incredible !!
Dessy Orpha Dess Wilson WOW~What color~!
Heather Miller This might be my fave of the year!
Judy Ellen Frazer Always so beautiful
Roger Steinmetz Man, I keep coming back to this one, staying on it and just looking and looking. Everything is there.
Julie Hutsell Beautiful!!!! That’s all I can say except Thank You for sharing!
Tracy M D Lescom Absolutely gorgeous
Linda Large So beautiful.
Jim Hubbard wow!
Connie Beck Gorgeous!
Cheri Marty Ingham Hoffman WoW Wow Wow!!!!
Roger Steinmetz For this, a new language is required: Fantasia/Crayola/Cerebrum/Explo-la!
Andrea Roberts So very beautiful, and may I say those clouds look tasty – a bit like cotton candy!
Kathy Nyman All I can say, is WOW!
Peggy Nicholson Thank you for sharing. I’m out of state and a bit homesick, I needed that.
By the way, I am buying a copy of this one, here it is in case you were wondering:
From the all of us “Outside of the Boxer’s” to you Kirk- THANK YOU – We appreciate your contribution.