Commercial and Editorial Photography

Nels Norquist, owner of Maple Leaf Photography, started his career at the Brainerd Dispatch newspaper in Central MN. He worked as a staff photographer for seven years, covering everything from sports to breaking news and features. He started Maple Leaf Photography during these years. Since this time, his work has been published in dozens of regional and national publications. He is comfortable and experienced at assignments ranging from an office setting to the factory floor, from rock bands to business portraits. Get in touch to discuss your publication or website photography needs. Nels has the years of experience to work in any environment and meet your deadlines.

Is your publication searching for both a freelance writer and photographer in the Brainerd lakes area?
Nels and Jodie (Tweed) Norquist have worked together professionally for years. Jodie spent fifteen years as a newspaper reporter before leaving her job four years ago at the Brainerd Dispatch newspaper to become a freelance writer. Her work has been published in both regional and national magazines and other publications. She serves as editor of Lake Country Journal magazine and Brainerd Public Schools magazine. She also provides copy-writing services for large and small business clients throughout the country.

We work well as a storytelling team. Let us work with you to create professional, creative content for your publication or business website.