Super Blue Blood Moon by Justin Merriman

The moon rises above a statue of Saint Joseph on Tuesday evening, January 30, 2018 at the Saint Joseph Monastery in San Bernardino County, California.  By morning the moon would put on a rare celestial show with the first "super blue blood moon" visible from the U.S. since 1866.

SubSurface by Justin Merriman

Lights are projected on the walls of Brady's Bend Underground Storage, a limestone mine that supplied much of the cement that built the city of Pittsburgh during the first half of the 20th century, during the SubSurface: Site Specific Sight & Sound arts festival on Saturday evening, Dec. 2, 2017 in East Brady, Pa. The project featured students and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University's College of Fine Arts, as well as the Integrative Design Arts and Technology (IDeATe) Network. Read more about the program in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

iPhone Photography by Justin Merriman

A collection of recent iPhone images. 

Christopher Columbus Statue by Justin Merriman

The Christopher Columbus statue in Pittsburgh stands splattered with paint after being defaced on Columbus Day, Monday, October 9, 2017. 

Many have called for the renaming of the holiday to Indigenous Peoples' Day as a way to recognize the oppression of Native Americans. More than 50 cities and states across the US have renamed Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.