Paul Ostrum

Paul Ostrum – Hayward, WI | Photography

Resides in Seeley, WI. Photography and music interest began at an early age learning guitar and taking pictures in northern Wisconsin community of Cumberland. Going on to attend college and Technical school for music and natural resources as well as studying photography in college and through other sources. Retiring from the US Forest Service in 2012 as a District Fire Management Officer and Fuels Technician gave more time to pursue photography. An active participant in silent sports; cross country skiing. road and mountain biking as well as snow shoeing keeps me active and finding new ideas for photos. Completed 20 Birkebeiner ski races and a member of the Birch Leggings Club. I am also a descendent of the Birkebeiner Warriors. I also have been avid bowhunter for over fifty years and believe this keeps me fitting in with the natural world. Winner of Pope and Young 2021 Wildlife division Photo contest. Winner of the Lake Superior magazine 2022 Landscape division Photo Contest. Winner of the 2022 Northland College Project Loon Watch Poster contest. FAA certified Drone Pilot #4315296.