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This background features photos from the overlook at the Empire Bluffs of the view and a couple of hang gliders. There's also a photo of just the view (for you one-photo folks) and a 1280 x 854 background for laptop displays!
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Empire Bluffs

This background is a photo from fall of 2001 of a windy day on the Lake Michigan shore with South Manitou Island in the distance.
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September Waves

This background is the first from outside of Leelanau -- a photo of an amazing field of sunflowers in Antrim County just north of Traverse City. There's also a close-up bonus photo and a 1280 x 854 background for laptop displays!
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Antrim Sunflowers

This background is a collection of July 4th, 2002 photos.
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Fourth of July Background

This background is photo of the D.H. Day barns in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
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D.H. Day

This background shows a storm building over the Leland Harbor.
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Storm Over the Harbor

This background features a beautiful morning frost on the Narrows in Lake Leelanau taken of February 27th.
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Frost on the Narrows

This background is a collection of photos taken on a February day hiking at the Sleeping Bear Dunes.
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Sleeping Bear Dunes in Winter

This background is a series of photos of the northern lights as they appeared on November 5th, 2001 over the Leland Harbor. You can see some more photos of the northern lights right here!
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Northern Lights!

This background is a shot of the northern lights as they appeared on October 21, 2001. The photo is a 10 second exposure.
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Northern Lights!

This background features two photos with zoomed in details of South Manitou Island with the wreck of the Francisco Morazon and North Manitou Island with the North Manitou Shoal Light (the Crib). Both photos were taken from Pyramid Point with our new Olympus C-2100 zoom. Here's a bonus photo and another!
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Pyramid Point Sunset

We have released our first screensaver, a collection of a dozen photos from South Manitou Island.
  1. Download ""screen_saver.zip""
  2. Open "screen_saver.zip" and extract it.
  3. Run "Slideshow32.exe" from the folder you extracted the files into and click the "Install" button.
  4. "Right-click" on your desktop and Select "Properties"
  5. Select the "Screen Saver" tab and select "Hjslideshow32" as the screen saver
  6. DONE! Now sit at your computer and don't do anything so you can see this beautiful screen saver!
(Sorry, the screensaver is for PCs only)
Download South Manitou Island Screensaver!

Leelanau Communications, Inc. provides this screen saver for entertainment purposes only and bears no liability for any damage as a direct or indirect result of using it. We also aren't responsible for the weather should you choose to visit!

This background has photos of three Leelanau Lighthouses: South Manitou Island, North Manitou Shoal & the Grand Traverse Light.
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Leelanau Lighthouses

A collection of photos from South Manitou Island comprise this popular background.
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South Manitou Island

Here is a set of photos from a day of ice boating in March of 2000 on North lake Leelanau.
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Ice Boating on North Lake Leelanau

A popular background is a montage of photos from our online Photo Gallery.
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Photos from All Seasons!

Our winter background is a photo of the fishing tug Francis Clark in Leland's Carp River.
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Winter Backgrounds

Our fall background is a set of three autumn photos from northern Leelanau County.
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Fall Backgrounds

Our summer background is a photo of the D.H. Day Farm in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
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Summer Backgrounds

Our spring background features cherry trees in blossom, a flower shot and (of course) a cluster of morels.
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Spring Backgrounds

Many More Pictures on Backgrounds Page 1 & Backgrounds Page 2
On Page 1...
  • Lake Michigan Summer Sail
  • St. Wenceslaus Cherry Blossoms
  • Lake Leelanau Sunrise
  • Breakwall Snow
  • Overlooking Suttons Bay
  • Chateau Fontaine Vineyard
  • Dune Silhouette
  • Sunset on the Manitou Passage
  • Pyramid Point from Good Harbor Bay
  • Sugar Loaf from Port Oneida
  • Ice Boat on North Lake Leelanau
  • Port Oneida Barn in Winter
  • Looking Over Lake Michigan in the Fall
  • Cornfield on Lavassar Road
  • Sleeping Bear Bay from the Dunes
  • Inspiration Point overlooking Glen Lake
  • Pyramid Point from the Shore
  • Cherry Orchard in Bloom
  • Boathouses on the Lake Leelanau Narrows
  • Waves, Pyramid Point at Sunset
  • Leland Harbor at Dusk
On Page 2...
  • Good Harbor Bay in December
  • Freighter Passing North Manitou Island
  • Fall Color in the Cedar Valley
  • September Waves II (Kiteboarder)
  • Northport Harbor
  • View of Glen Lake
  • North Lake Leelanau Sunrise
  • Cherry Blossom
  • Pyramid Point across Good Harbor Bay
  • Iris in the Rain
  • Spring Dunes
  • Leland River in Winter
  • Ice on Lake Michigan
  • View from Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Leland Breakwall in Winter
  • Freighter on the Manitou Passage
On Page 3...
  • Empire Bluffs
  • September Waves
  • Antrim Sunflowers
  • Fourth of July Background
  • D.H. Day Barn
  • Storm Over Leland Harbor
  • Frost on the Lake Leelanau Narrows
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes in Winter
  • Northern Lights II!
  • Northern Lights!
  • Pyramid Point Sunset
  • South Manitou Island Screensaver
  • Leelanau Lighthouses
  • South Manitou Island
  • Ice Boating on North Lake Leelanau
  • Leelanau Photo Montage
  • Winter Background
  • Fall Background
  • Summer Background
  • Spring Background

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