Photography Journal

Fastest Marathon Dressed as a Fast Food Item

Published July 4, 2019 in Photography Journal

Did you know that there is a Guinness World Record category for running a marathon dressed as a hot dog?

Red Dead Photography

Published December 27, 2018 in Photography Journal

In game Red Dead Online photography with Chester Chesterton.

Photographing Bar Signs: September Adventures

Published November 4, 2018 in Photography Journal

Watch some behind the scenes videos of a photography road trip I took in September 2018.

All About The Vintage Beer Sign Project

Published October 3, 2018 in Photography Journal

Just a video of me, talking about my Pabst Blue Ribbon/Old Style/Blatz beer sign project I have been working on.

Biking With Cameras: Rolleiflex SLX

Published September 26, 2018 in Photography Journal

I took a Rolleiflex SLX on a bike ride and made a video out of the adventure.

Musicians Wanted

Published July 4, 2018 in Photography Journal

I'm brewing up a new portrait project. If you are a performing musician, I need you.

The Woman Who Just Had To See My Camera

Published August 2, 2017 in Photography Journal

A story about a conversation about my Mamiya 6 that was eavesdropped on.

D.R. Martin: Streets of Duluth: 1968-1971

Published December 1, 2016 in Photography Journal

Web gallery for the photography exhibition D.R. Martin: Streets of Duluth: 1968-1971 that was on display during the summer of 2016

The Time I Found A Medium Format Film Wrapper

Published December 14, 2015 in Photography Journal

Story of the time I found a discarded medium format film wrapper that I thought fell out of my pocket.

2012 Arrowhead Biennial

Published December 9, 2012 in Photography Journal

Come to the 2012 Arrowhead Biennial and see one of my photographs!

Invisible Flash In Action

Published May 1, 2012 in Photography Journal

I was caught on camera!

A Marathon of Post Processing. Part IV

Published July 17, 2011 in Photography Journal

Continuing adventures in post-processing my photos from the 2011 Grandma's Marathon.

A Marathon of Post Processing

Published June 21, 2011 in Photography Journal

Adventures in editing 240 frames of medium format film.

A Marathon of Photography

Published June 14, 2011 in Photography Journal

26 rolls of medium format film shot in a single day of street photography. Can it be done?

Rephotography in Duluth: Stephen Shore

Published March 2, 2011 in Photography Journal

Hunting to find the location of a Stephen Shore photograph taken in 1973.

Zenith City - The Year In Street Photography 2010

Published January 1, 2011 in Photography Journal

Selection of my best street photos from 2010 taken in and around Duluth, MN

Rephotography in Duluth: Tom Arndt

Published December 18, 2010 in Photography Journal

The quest to rephotograph an image taken by Tom Arndt in 1974.

The Man Who Was Looking At A Nikon

Published October 17, 2010 in Photography Journal

Story of a random encounter I had with a man who wanted to buy a Nikon Camera.

Al Franken & Free The Hikers

Published August 2, 2010 in Photography Journal

Al Franken came to Duluth. I got photos.

I Was Shooting Color Film One Day...

Published June 21, 2010 in Photography Journal

A short story about color film.

Wesly Ngetich and I

Published May 9, 2010 in Photography Journal

How the untimely death of a Kenyan athlete changed my photography.

TLR Fervor

Published April 18, 2010 in Photography Journal

So I was out shooting my RB67 one day...

Published March 9, 2010 in Photography Journal

A goodhearted laugh I had with another photographer at some confusion between my Mamiya RB67, and a digital camera.

I Must Be Making Enough Prints...

Published January 11, 2010 in Photography Journal

Lab techs finally know me by name. Does that mean I'm producing enough prints?

The night a cop tried to arrest me for doing street photography.

Published October 3, 2009 in Photography Journal

The tale of the night I encountered an overzealous police officer who insisted I was a sex offender.

The Night I Almost Died

Published August 31, 2009 in Photography Journal

A story about a near death experience while doing some night photography.

Aftermath: Reactions By Strangers After Being Photographed

Published July 1, 2009 in Photography Journal

Sharing stories of the conversations that happen after being busted while doing street photography.

Photography Dreams

Published May 10, 2009 in Photography Journal

The telling of some of the photography inspired dreams that I have at night.

Rangefinder Thumb

Published March 19, 2009 in Photography Journal

What a year of rangefinder use can do to a glove.

Absence of Ego

Published February 16, 2009 in Photography Journal

How editing seventy year old negatives enlightened my photographic mind.

Love Letter

Published January 16, 2009 in Photography Journal

The video for Nick Cave's Love Letter is one of the most beautiful things ever.

Wasteland Photography

Published January 10, 2009 in Photography Journal

When a Fallout 3 game guide is sitting next to some fine art photo books.


Published December 15, 2008 in Photography Journal

Street photography during a blizzard.

War Protest

Published March 24, 2008 in Photography Journal

Some photographs that were taken at an Iraq War protest in 2008.