Team/Individual Sports Photography

For the last 10 years, Derek Montgomery Photography has been on the field, in the gym and on the ice capturing thousands of youth sports athletes in northern Minnesota doing what they love.

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Visual journalist

Northern Minnesota Photojournalist

Based in Duluth, Minnesota, I’ve spent the last 14 years working on the north shore of Lake Superior producing documentary photography and video of life in northern Minnesota for publications like Minnesota Public Radio, the Duluth News Tribune, the New York Times and more.

Wedding storyteller

Documentary Wedding Photography

From the ballrooms and mansions of Duluth to the scenic resorts, vistas and shorelines of the north shore of Lake Superior, I’ve brought a documentary style of coverage to over 250 weddings in northern Minnesota. Creative portraiture with an eye for details define the work I produce.

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Derek Montgomery

Derek Montgomery is a visual journalist based on the north shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota specializing in team and individual sports photography, photojournalism and weddings. You probably already knew that. What you might not know is that I LOVE sports, anything science fiction (hello, The Expanse!), Dr. Steve Brule and of course, my wonderful wife and kids. Still want to know more? Check out the DMP team!

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If you’re interested in having Derek work with your league or team or have a story in northern Minnesota that needs an experienced photojournalist, let’s talk! Need to reach me RIGHT NOW? I can also be reached at 218.269.9598.