The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee

Sing-Bee Chee

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee

“It’s a Chee.” For most Duluthians, that simple phrase immediately calls to mind soft scenes of the city’s waterfront, stunning swirls of colorful koi or, for many, the thought-provoking picture book Old Turtle. more »

May 13, 2015 11:35 AM Art/Photography

Clicking on the Lynx

Mike Mikulich

Lake Superior Journal: Clicking on the Lynx

You might say I’m a wildlife paparazzo. I spend many happy hours lurking along northwoods trails or shoreside beaches, trying to spot and shoot – with a camera only – the rock stars of our region. On this day, I sought the elusive Canada lynx. more »

Feb 1, 2015 12:00 AM Art/Photography

Wallpaper Images

Download lake views and other scenes from the region for your desktops and home screens. more »


Split Rock Moonrise

Paul Sundberg

Lake Superior Journal: Moonrise Serenade

Recently I lined up next to 60 other photographers along Minnesota’s North Shore anxiously waiting for the winter moon to rise above Split Rock Lighthouse. For many years, though, site manager Lee Radzak and I were the only photographers in sight. more »

Dec 8, 2014 11:34 AM Art/Photography

Down Low

Hannah Stonehouse Hudson

The Dogged Pursuit of Better Pet Pictures: A Portrait How-To

I’ve spent a large portion of my photography career making images of cats and dogs for humane associations and shelters. Doing this type of portrait work has given me insights for tips on how you can take the best shots of your own pets. more »

Jun 16, 2014 12:05 PM Art/Photography

Blood Memoirs

Cynthia Holmes

"Blood Memoirs": A View of Ourselves

The Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth invited Amber-Dawn Bear Robe to explore its permanent collection, to view it through her perspectives as an art curator, a visual fiber artist and woman of the Siksika Nation (Blackfoot), and to create an exhibit. more »

Feb 7, 2014 3:09 PM Art/Photography

Sault Symphony Orchestra

Courtesy the Sault Symphony Orchestra

Small Cities, Big Sounds: What's on Stage for the Orchestra Season

The term “metropolitan” barely suits even the bigger cities around Lake Superior’s shores. But the orchestras in the Big Lake neighborhood don't play second fiddle to any others. more »

Oct 22, 2013 12:16 PM Art/Photography

Enger Tower

Dennis O'Hara

Nice Shots – Getting Above It All

Nowadays, a photographer who wants to capture scenes from the skies can keep his feet on the ground and use a remote-controlled device such as a blimp, kite, miniature plane or helicopter to carry the camera. more »

Jun 14, 2013 8:46 AM Art/Photography

Hannah Stonehouse Hudson

Nice Shots – Going Viral

Two of my images – both on Lake Superior near my home area of Bayfield, Wisconsin – have made the rounds on the world stage and gone viral thanks to social media. In the most recent case, the response has been life-changing – for me and my subjects. more »

May 2, 2013 11:17 AM Art/Photography

Phil Bencomo/Lake Superior Magazine

Lake Superior Photo Weekend

Attend Lake Superior Magazine's 2013 Photo Workshop in October. Interact with some of the region's top photographers, have your best photograph critiqued by the experts, and enjoy outdoor photo excursions and demonstrations. more »

Apr 29, 2013 12:50 AM Art/Photography 2 Comments

Amanda Hansmeyer

Nice Shots – Capturing a Magic Moment

How many times do we interrupt true moments to get that posed photo? Too often. Let’s remind ourselves to fight those instincts and allow situations to unfold around us. Amanda Hansmeyer shares how to capture what’s really meaningful. more »

Mar 5, 2013 12:21 PM Art/Photography

Dennis O'Hara

Nice Shots – Making Panoramas

Photographer Dennis O'Hara shares tips for making great panoramic images, from setup to settings to stitching software. more »

Dec 17, 2012 2:31 PM Art/Photography

Bob Berg/Lake Superior Magazine

Photography Weekend in Focus

At our first Photography Weekend, nearly 70 participants, from around the region and as far away as Nebraska, Kansas and Kentucky, joined with eight top-notch regional photographers for informational talks, photo coaching and plenty of fun. more »

Oct 9, 2012 3:30 PM Art/Photography

Nice Shots – By the Light of the Silvery Moon

Full moons make great models when it comes to taking landscape shots with an intriguing atmosphere. The problem is getting details of the moon while balancing the lighting in the rest of the photo. more »

Sep 5, 2012 8:29 AM Art/Photography

Our National Lakeshores: New Blacklock Photo Books Tour the Shores

Lake Superior’s two national lakeshores – Apostle Islands in Wisconsin and Pictured Rocks Michigan – share geological attributes, but remain distinct, says photographer Craig Blacklock. This spring, he released two photo books, one on each lakeshore. more »

Jun 1, 2012 12:00 AM Art/Photography

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