Brian Peterson has been a staff photographer at the Star Tribune for 0ver 30 years and has focused his attention most recently on professional sports and the many environmental issues affecting Minnesotans. Peterson has also photographed five winter and summer Olympic Games, the Superbowl and both Twins World Series victories.
Peterson was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and has enjoyed a career that allows him to pursue stories he cares most about in his home state and around the world. He's best known for his work since 1987 for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, but his photographs have also been seen in National Geographic and Sports Illustrated magazines and the New York Times. He has been recognized nationally and internationally for his documentary photojournalism, and has been honored nine times as Minnesota Press Photographer of the Year. His sports photography has been honored by the national baseball and football Halls of Fame and the National Press Photographers Association. Peterson has published two books — "Voices for the Land and "Minnesota - State of Wonders" — and has won three Minnesota Book Awards.