freshwater photo story

the freshwater collection features agates from lake superior in northern minnesota. to share the brilliance & beauty of the great lake, i asked my dad, minnesota photographer jim melcher, to share this photo story of the source of so much inspiration & natural wonder. 

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I’ve always been drawn to the unique ruggedness of the north shore of lake superior.
— jim melcher
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formed by a ridge of igneous bedrock, the shore is itself carved by rivers and creeks that cascade through the mixed forest of pines and birch.
— jim melcher
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the immense lake too expresses an unconquerable, implacable presence.
— jim melcher
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don’t we all hunger for the experience of wilderness?
— jim melcher
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jim melcher is a minnesota photographer who specializes in film photography. he loves capturing raw, natural moments & documenting his travels & his community. to see more of his work, follow his photography on instagram. to shop his amazing vintage film camera collection, follow his camera account here

 

thanks for reading & exploring lake superior with us.