Derek Montgomery is a freelance photojournalist based in Duluth, Minn.
A former employee of the Duluth News Tribune, Montgomery moved to northern Minnesota in 2007 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in journalism and mass communications and political science.
- 'It's magical': On Duluth's backyard rinks, ice time means family time
- Photos: Big Lake Superior waves cause flooding in Duluth
- Photos: Duluth residents dig out from nearly two feet of snow
- Photos: Blizzard conditions, big Lake Superior waves in Duluth
- May snowstorm buries 117-year record, and Duluth
- Photos: Fueled by snowmelt, North Shore waterfalls put on a show
- Photos: Lake Superior's annual ice-breaking ritual
- Photos: In defiance of winter, Duluthians skate the 'People's Rink' on frozen Superior
- Photos: Winds whip up 20-foot waves on Lake Superior
- 'It's a big deal to go to kindergarten': Advice from 1st-graders who've been there