Thank you for visiting.  You'll find here an evolving body of my personal photographic work spanning circa 1981 up to the present day.  Photos from the Boundary Waters of Minnesota can be found in the North America section of the Portfolio menu above.  A portion of proceeds from sale of BWCA-themed prints goes to the Save the Boundary Waters campaign to protect the BWCA (  

Upcoming events at my studio space in Casket Arts Building, Studio 116 (

- October 5- Open Studio, celebrating 1 year in this Studio 116.  Live music! Treats! Sale items!- all in this studio space.

- "Open Casket"- open studio event November 3-5.

- Holiday Marketplace- open studio event December 9.

Other venues

May-October:  Northwoods Friends of the Arts, 201 River Street in Cook, MN- BWCA photographic prints and notecards on display and available for purchase.

- "A Year in the Wilderness" book release party at Able Seedhouse and Brewery, 112 Quincy Street N.E., Minneapolis, MN. Dave and Amy Freeman's book is based on their year they lived in the BWCA, bringing attention to the cause of protecting the Wilderness Area from sulfide mining at the edge of the park.  Two of my BWCA prints will be offered as silent auction items.

If you like what you find here or have constructive criticism, or just want to say hello, I welcome you to leave feedback in the Guestbook using the link below.


Click on the link in the lower right corner to be transported to the Keith Miesel Photography Facebook Page, and look for occasional postings on my Instagram account.

Thanks again and I hope you enjoy your visit.


Sunrise and Mist, Horse Lake (2010)Sunrise and Mist, Horse Lake (2010)Mist rises into the crisp autumn air over Horse Lake, in Minnesota's BWCA