Bryan Hansel is an outdoor photographer, writer and guide. His work appears in national and regional magazines and newspapers, in both print and broadcast advertisement, on numerous websites, and on the walls of many homes. He lives in Grand Marais, MN. Learn more about Bryan on his website or...Read more
David Grinstead has studied photography since the day his older brother Bob loaned him a Nikon F1 camera in 1966. That first experience prompted him to shoot black and white photography for his college paper. Grinstead was more interested in frogs and sunrises than the politics and personalities of academia and soon began concentrating on nature and natural landscape photography. Grinstead...Read more
I was first introduced to photography through my parents' 8mm family films and photos in the 1950's. I've now been shooting photos for over 20 years, and have progressed from film cameras, to digital “point and shoot', to digital SLR. I'm continually learning the many different aspects of photography....including composition, editing and...Read more
Don Davison has lived in Cook County since 1976. He enjoys nature photography and says, “I'm that guy you see out there on the beach getting soaked by the waves. I take my camera everywhere." Don lives with his wife Ivy on Devil Track Lake. Learn more about Don’s photography on his blog....Read more
Ellen Stubbs has enjoyed exploring photography since getting her first 35mm camera at age 18. "I find photography helps me see things I otherwise would miss." Nature and landscapes are special loves, but her tastes are eclectic and sometimes quirky. Cook County has been a favorite haunt since 1973, and she spends much of her time in Lutsen with her spouse, Karen.
Gary Siesennop has been a Cook County resident since March 1980. He has enjoyed photographing birds, other wildlife species and scenery in the western half of the United States since 1971. He purchased his first 35mm SLR film camera and telephoto lenses in 1976 when he lived in Ely, MN. The very first images he captured with that camera were of a wolf he observed hunting along a woodland...Read more
WTIP’s i2i project uses video to document our community and way of life. i2i is administered by Patrick Knight and is made possible through the Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities initiative, a Blandin Foundation-administered project funded in large part through an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant. The work of the coalition focuses on bringing the full promise of...Read more
Joe joined WTIP in October of 2015. He holds a degree in journalism from the University of Montana, where he graduated in 2005. He has previously worked along the North Shore as a freelance journalist and up the Gunflint Trail as a canoe outfitter. Joe covers the local happenings along the North Shore for WTIP. When he’s not reporting news, Joe can be found at one of his favorite fishing...Read more
Stephan Hoglund is a photographer and jewelry maker based in Grand Marais, MN. He submits photos to WTIP of the North Shore, its people, and happenings on a regular basis. Learn more about Stephan's photography.
Tim Young was born in Detroit, Michigan. The son of a missionary doctor, Tim grew up in Liberia, West Africa before returning to Detroit where he attended the Center For Creative Studies, majoring in photography. Tim has been passionate about art since early childhood, but Grand Marais is the place where his passion and artistic identity developed. Tim is...Read more
Travis Novitsky is a life-long resident of the north shore of Lake Superior. He was born in Grand Marais and resides in Grand Portage, where he has lived his entire life. He is an enrolled member of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Travis works for the Minnesota State Parks system at Grand Portage State Park and is also a photographer who loves photographing...Read more