aaron peterson 
is a writer + photographer covering outdoor recreation, environment, news and culture in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the Lake Superior regions of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Canada.
Recent Work
Happy Spring! Here's a look at some of the relatively recent published and personal projects I've been blessed to be a part of. Please feel free to forward this, and thanks for looking. -AP

New website
PhotoShelter runs the latest version of my website where thousands of searchable images are anxious to serve. The catalog grows daily with fresh images. What are you waiting for?


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Marquette Backcountry Ski article
Ski inventor profile-Traverse magazine
I wrote and shot a feature profile of inventor and serial entrepreneur David Ollila after skiing with him on his latest creation, the Marquette Backcountry Ski.                                  
Canoe & Kayak feature
The Namesake-Canoe & Kayak
I photographed an early spring canoe trip into the Canadian wilderness to find a lake named for writer Conor Mihell's ancestors. The icy trip was brutal but yielded some unique images for the feature.

 View The Namesake PDF

The Overlanders-Traverse magazine
I wrote and shot this feature about a group of eco-conscious off-road evangelists promoting the hidden wonders of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

 View The Overlanders PDF
Lakeland Boating feature
Marquette, Michigan feature-Lakeland Boating
I shot and wrote a travel feature on the Lake Superior harbor town I'm lucky enough to call home--Marquette, Michigan.

 View the Marquette story PDF 

Michigan Ice Fest-Traverse Magazine
Feature article and photography about Michigan Ice Fest, a popular ice climbing festival on Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

View the ice climbing PDF

President Obama-Northern Michigan University
I was honored to be selected by Northern Michigan University to photograph the historic visit of President Obama. The president visited the region to speak in support of wireless Internet technology pioneered at NMU.

Personal Work
Biking with Northern Lights, tweens...and chainsaws!
Chainsaw bike

Personal Work
Stand Up Paddling, Lake Superior
Sunset SUP

Personal Work
Fly fishing Wisconsin's Driftless Region
Driftless release
Personal Work: Baby Girl!
The coolest new "project" I've been involved with is our daughter, born in August. She and her big toddler brother are bookends to a rich life. Kristen and I are doing our best to savor every sleep-deprived moment. Best to you and yours!
Thanks for your time! 
See you over at www.aaronpeterson.net for all your outdoor lifestyle and Upper Midwest image needs.


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