First Photo to Close Doors After 28 Years in Business

Printing at First Photo will be available through the end of this month, with the business closing in late April.

DULUTH, Minn.- A longtime photo printing and photography store in Duluth is closing its doors after more than 28 years in business. The owner of First Photo on Central Entrance Road says it wasn’t necessarily just the pandemic. He says demand for high quality photo orders and prints has dropped over the years as more people took to sharing photos…

Looking Through the Lens of the Lighthouse Keeper

Split Rock Lighthouse Site Manager, Hayes Scriven, Has Passion for Capturing Nature's Beauty On The Job

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – They say a picture is worth a thousand words. The statement holds ever so true for one lucky photographer living along the North Shore of Lake Superior. “Photography and Split Rock go together like peanut butter and jelly, they’re just delicious together,” said Hayes Scriven, site manager at Split Rock Lighthouse. You could say the COVID-19…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Downtown Duluth Photo Gallery Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

Tischer Photographic Gallery sells nature images.

DULUTH, Minn.- The photographer at Tischer Photographic Gallery on West Superior Street captures breathtaking scenes of Lake Superior, Gooseberry Falls, or other Northland scenes and turns them into pieces you can hang in your home. “If you come into our gallery and purchase a piece of artwork y’know we make it with our hands right here,” owner and photographer Ryan…

Going Back in Time of Film Photography

Kids are learning to take pictures with something other than their smartphones

DULUTH, Minn.- Kids twelve and older who probably have only taken photos with devices like smartphones can now learn about other ways to take pictures, with both film cameras and digital ones in a youth photography club in Duluth. The kids are exploring the art of film photography, use the elements of photography and how to take better shots, learning…

Duluth Art Institute Gets Teens Off Phones Into Art

Teen camp held Monday.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth Art Institute helped local teens find their creative side through mixed media art. The institute held a youth camp where teens were introduced to art such as clay sculptures and photography at the Depot. Institute staff said it’s important to get today’s youth to do something else with their hands other than type on their phones….

Free Family Photos Make Many Memories at One Roof

Professional Photography Sessions for No Charge

DULUTH, Minn.- They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but that can cost hundreds of dollars, not including the price of printing. So “Fathers Rise Together” and “A–Plus Game” worked to help families get the picture, without giving the cost. For many, it’s hung on a wall with pride, a family portrait capturing a single moment in time where…

Pet Photographer Looks to Capture More Clients

Pupparazzi Companion Pet Photography Started After Owner Lisa Johsnon Volunteered at Animal Allies Humane Society

DULUTH, Minn. – With the power of social media, animal pictures find a way to make many of us sink into our screens, begging for more. Now, more and more pet parents are looking for more professional options to capture breathtaking images of their furry companions. Fall is a typical time for scenic shots or graduation images. “It’s always been…