January 4, 2012

January 4, 2012, Northfield, Minn. -- St. Olaf men's basketball head coach Dan Kosmoski (standing) watches as Charlie Aslesen (42) dunks the ball past Condordia's Jesse Wixo during a game between St. Olaf and Concordia-Moorhead Jan. 4, 2012 in Northfield, Minn. St. Olaf won the game to improve to 5-6 (4-2 MIAC).

A lit­tle late, but I just got home. And a bonus im­age to show the re­ac­tion to the dunk.

January 3, 2012

January 3, 2012, Minneapolis -- Craig Martin shares a laugh with a client at Mug & Brush Hair Design in South Minneapolis, Minn. on January 3, 2012. Mug & Brush, which has been open since the mid-1960s serves both men and women.

January 2, 2012

A man and woman walk through an otherwise deserted section of the Minneapolis Skyway on January 2, 2012. With New Year's Day falling on a Sunday, many downtown business were closed the day after, including a convenience store, coffee shop, hair salon, dry cleaner, staffing agency and a restaurant on the second floor of the Campbell Mithun Tower.

Here is the sec­ond in­stall­ment of my 366 day pho­to se­ries. I was walk­ing down­town and I was struck im­me­di­ate­ly by how emp­ty this build­ing was.

January 1, 2012 — A White New Year

Jan. 1, 2012, Minneapolis -- A man lays down in the snow to take a picture of his custom bicycle in Loring Park near downtown Minneapolis, Minn. on the evening of Jan. 1, 2012. After a unseasonably warm December, mother nature took a cold turn on New Year's Eve, dropping 10 degrees, an inch of snow and blowing wind gusts up to 35 mph through New Year's Day, according to the National Weather Service.

In­spired my by friend Heather By­ing­ton’s 365 project, I have de­cid­ed to do my own pho­­to-a-day project. I will be ex­plor­ing as many as­pects of pho­to­jour­nal­ism as I can over the course of the year. Since it was so cold to­day af­ter be­ing warm in De­cem­ber, I knew I want­ed some­thing show­ing the cold and I… Con­tin­ue read­ing Jan­u­ary 1, 2012 — A White New Year