St. Thomas welcomed 1,651 new Tommies on the 130th anniversary of its founding by Archbishop John Ireland.
Photographer Mike Ekern '02 and some Tommie baseball players light paint their way to this year's promo photos.
Photographer Mike Ekern explored WineHaven, a Chisago City winery and vineyard run by Kyle Peterson.
The quiet contemplation of a documentary videographer. The excitement of a football fan. The rapture of a musical performance. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2014 as our favorites of the year.
Autumn put on a spectacular show and St. Thomas photographers were there to document a small slice of it.
Brilliant sunshine and a welcoming atmosphere greeted attendees of the 2014 homecoming events.
St. Thomas welcomed the class of 2018 in style.
The winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in 35 years according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But with temperatures after today predicted to be above freezing, it's only a matter of time before scenes like these show up all over campus.
Historic steel being lowered to the ground. Lightning as it arcs above campus. St. Thomas presidents, past and present, walking together. We've picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2013 as our best of the year.
More than 12,000 pounds of debris from the 35W bridge collapse has arrived on campus. The remnants will serve as a reminder to those who aspire to engineer a better future for all of us.
An evening of seminary football in pictures.
Tommy Mischke '87, the broadcast outcast, steps down.
Last season was a banner year for St. Thomas sports. Relive it with the best images from St. Thomas photographers.
Lance Ramm flies a kite on the John P. Monahan Plaza as part of an event celebrating St. Thomas' wind power initiatives and Earth Week April 25.
By now winter is the season we despise with the fiery passion of a thousand suns. We shouldn't let that stop us from taking a look back at what winter was before it became the March and April bully.
St. Thomas President Father Vincent Flynn (left) greets U.S. President Harry Truman (center) and Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey on Summit Avenue as Truman and Humphrey travel from Minneapolis to St. Paul's Hotel Lowry on Nov. 3, 1949.
Before he became Pope Benedict XVI, he was known as Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger -- and he visited St. Thomas in 1984 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of St. John Vianney Seminary.
The first "real" photos I took, with even a bit of photo knowledge in my head, were on T-Max 400 black and white film for The Aquin and The Aquinas yearbook. For the next three years black and white was all I shot as I learned how not to make a complete fool of myself with a camera.
Simple blades of prairie grass silhouetted in the moments before night. The exultation of an improbable victory. A firm touch as a final goodbye. We've picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2012 as our best of the year.
I'm going to make this simple, folks. When someone tells you they're constructing a 34-foot Christmas tree over three to five days, you shoot a time lapse of it. Read on to find out how we did it.
As the weather turns cold and the skies darken, it's worth giving summer one last look. Fortunately Depth of Field has just the thing - photos from the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.
There's something about being a photographer at St. Thomas that feels just a bit like cheating. You work at an institution that is comprised entirely of beautiful architecture surrounding what is essentially an arboretum.And every few years the place rents you a helicopter.
Saturday in Collegeville “The Big Game” kicks off the MIAC schedule for both St. Thomas and St. John’s University. The Tommies have taken two straight from the Johnnies. Both teams are 2-0, the Tommies are ranked No. 6, and the Johnnies are unranked. Take a trip back to Tommie-Johnnie match-ups from the past by experiencing the Depth of Field visual history.
Watch a five hour football photo shoot in a minute and a half and see what went into the making of this year's schedule poster and media guide cover.
Nick Serratore points a small flashlight at the counter in an Owens Science Hall chemistry lab and thumbs the "on" button with his right hand. Nothing happens.