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Barn Swallows Getting Fed

July 08, 2021 - A two-image series of a barn swallow feeding its fledglings. The past week and a half swallows have been swooping fields...
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Illinois Farm in the Winter

February 11, 2021 - Simple black and white landscape of a farm in the winter.
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B&W Eagle Wingspan

February 02, 2021 - Here is another, previously unedited, eagle image from the archives taken from 2016. Check out this full wing extension.
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Perched Eagle in a Winter Scene on the Mackinaw River

January 24, 2021 - Taken last week (1-17-21) during the snowfall on the Mackinaw River. Simple black and white of a beautiful and serene sc...
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Winter Tree of 2020

January 01, 2021 - One of my last images of 2020. This lone tree in a quiet field on a hazy, winter day struck the right mood for the momen...
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Seen Many Storms

July 16, 2020 - Oh the storms this old barn has seen while sitting in a Midwest field among the corn and bean fields.
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American Water-lily

June 18, 2020 - While I didn't have the best light, I love this intimate image of a water-lily closing up for the evening. As I took thi...
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Pied-billed Grebe on Glassy Water

April 26, 2020 - Sometimes you just get lucky with the right conditions and angle to get a nice reflection. Here is a beautiful little pi...
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Stump Reflection

March 28, 2020 - Here is something a bit different...more along the line of fine art. I was watching for waterfowl and noticed this beaut...
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Lake Evergreen Bald Eagle

March 26, 2020 - Here is a local eagle from Lake Evergreen this past week. This is a pretty heavy crop and it was pretty far away but I j...
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A Crow Strut in the Snow

March 18, 2020 - I spotted this crow strutting across the parking lot at Dawson Lake while the snow was coming down. I thought it would m...
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Time to go to Bed

February 29, 2020 - The longing look I get when Faith is trying to tell me that its time to go to bed!
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Winter Wolf

April 14, 2019 - In honor of the return of Game of Thrones and the couple of inches of snow in Central Illinois in April, I give you my l...
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Out on the Frozen Lake in the Rain

March 23, 2019 - A dreary scene can turn into such a magical image.
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Howling in the Rain

March 22, 2019 - Here is Monty giving a chilling howl during a cold rain.
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Wolf Profile of Nico

March 20, 2019 - Nico is a beautiful dark wolf that has a striking look which helps him stand out when standing next to the other wolves.
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Pretty Wolf in Black and White

March 16, 2019 - Here is a simple black and white of a female wolf out on the ice. She was letting out a howl at the time...so pretty!...
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Nose to Nose

March 13, 2019 - It is always nice when you can get some interactions between the wolves. Here is a moment where they were nose to nose....
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Waves Crashing Under the Pier

July 10, 2018 - I was able to time the long exposure image for moments when the waves would crash against the columns of the pier, which...
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Eagle Fishing in Black and White (Dramatic Edit)

February 02, 2018 - I love the drama and action of this image but with the overcast skies, I struggled with the original image. As soon as I...
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Foggy Fishing on the Mississippi

January 13, 2018 - Cold, misty, foggy, and bright all all ways I could describe this moment on the Mississippi River. It sure makes shootin...
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Eagle Fishing Sequence on a Foggy Day

January 10, 2018 - Here is something a little different. I wanted to put a couple of images together to show a brief fishing sequence. Once...
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Eagle Jaw Drop

January 08, 2018 - This is an image of a jaw dropping flyover of a magnificent bald eagle with an impressive catch. I just love the express...
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Aerial Magician

January 05, 2018 - Here is another Mississippi River Bald Eagle taken on 1-4-18. Due to the cloudy day, the skies behind the eagle were bri...
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B&W Eagle Pose

December 24, 2017 - From last season, this eagle provided a unique pose as he flew over. Once again, I really like this one in black and whi...
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Simply Beautiful Bald Eagle

December 18, 2017 - This was taken last January and I can't wait to get back to the Mississippi River this winter once the weather gets cold...
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Portrait of a Roar

October 29, 2017 - Just a simple black and white portrait of Zenda, the Lion, at Brookfield, Zoo.
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King's Glare

October 06, 2017 - How would you like to be on the other end of this glare in the wild?
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Little Burglar

June 20, 2017 - Busted this baby burglar raccoon as he fed on seed in the feeder tray at Funk's Grove.
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Powerful Eagle Black and White

January 22, 2017 - I felt it was time for a good black and white image and this eagle image screamed black and white to me. I love the cont...
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The Stormy Rockies

August 10, 2014 - When we were in Colorado, it stormed just about every afternoon from 3:00 pm on. I joked with my family that I wasn't ab...
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A Boy's New Ride

May 17, 2014 - I know it isn't a bird or a nature-scape, but I do enjoy taking people images, especially images of my own children. Thi...
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Pelican Heart Art

April 15, 2014 - Here is something a little different...a little bit of fine art. I noticed two pelicans off to the side hanging out. As...
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1st Birthday

November 16, 2013 - Have you ever had one of those surreal moments where you think to yourself, "I've been here before"? Tonight my brother...
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A Boy and His Dog

November 15, 2013 - I love timeless black & white images. You know the kind...images that could have been taken 20 years ago, today, or 20 y...
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Going Fishing

October 09, 2013 - his moment was captured earlier this fall. The boys may not always get along, but when it comes to fishing, they are bes...
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Awww?

August 31, 2013 - When you see this, you may say "Awwww", but when I see this I say, "What did you do?" She certainly has the art of puppy...
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Kitty Cat Hugs

August 27, 2013 - My daughter...she loves her animals and they always seem to love her. This black and white candid moment of her with thi...
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Fun at the Lake

August 25, 2013 - Documenting simple, yet memorable, family fun always makes for priceless photographic memories later in life. We can rem...
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Country Simplicity

June 18, 2013 - Sometimes the decision to go black and white or stay color is difficult. I love a good black and white image. It takes a...
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Boxer-American Bulldog

June 12, 2013 - An intent dog watching on as her kids play.
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Body English

May 25, 2013 - Watching the kids bowl is a lot of fun...more fun than bowling myself. Evan, for example, dances around as the ball goes...
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Youthful

May 01, 2013 - Such a sweet moment of Evan playing with his favorite of the puppies, Devotion. He put Devotion down in the yard and ran...
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Making Herself at Home

April 29, 2013 - Faith in one of the rockers watching some TV...I think she is feeling "at home". Follow me on Facebook!
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Last Sleep as a 5 Year Old

April 14, 2013 - In my ever on-going series of family photojournalistic photography, I have added this image of my son, Evan, peacefully...
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Faith Portrait - B&W

April 09, 2013 - I took a series of portrait images like this while Faith was in her pen with her puppies. We have a blue tarp that lines...
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Birding Brothers

April 06, 2013 - While the girls were involved with Girl Scout's this weekend, us boys went down the Lake Petersburg for some guy time. F...
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Having a Heart to Heart

March 25, 2013 - I love when I'm able to capture an interaction between subjects. Here is one where Grace picked up Oreo and was talking...
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Sweet Baby K

March 10, 2013 - A portrait of my sweet niece. She is in a really fun stage right now of smiling and laughing and starting to talk. Here...
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Evening Fishing in B&W

March 08, 2013 - I think the black and white conversion compliments the sleekness and elegance with which these Eagles operate. A perfect...
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Winter Wonderland

February 27, 2013 - I was able to get out and do a little landscape photography this evening. The winter landscapes and trees are absolutely...
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Through the Snow

February 22, 2013 - Sometimes you just don't know which edit to go with. I favor the color, but the black and white adds a cool dynamic with...
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What Is It Mommy?

January 23, 2013 - I took the 400mm f/5.6 out for a nature drive locally before I need to return it. I came across several deer. As I scann...
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New Life

November 23, 2012 - I don't have a ton of experience photographing newborns, but I have experience as a father raising my 3 children and it...
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