Local photographer gives back to the environment

A local photographer is using his lens to focus on the environment.

Jonathan Ringdahl’s work is hung up in the Myrick Park Center Gallery.

He picked up a camera as a kid and hasn’t set it down since.

His inspiration comes from nature and landscapes, which is why each photograph he sells goes toward a special cause.

For each purchase, Ringdahl plants a tree in honor of the purchaser.

He also makes a donation to a non-profit related to the specific photograph.

He says it’s one way he can make a difference.

“These pictures get printed on paper. And paper comes from trees. I love trees and I love nature. I feel like that way I can help minimize the impact of the prints that I’ve made, and maybe a little bit of my carbon footprint from all my travels,” Ringdahl said.

You can see his photographs at the Myrick Park Center Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.

His art will be displayed until January 24th.

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