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Red-tailed Hawk B&W Portrait

April 15, 2022 - I really love this intimate black and white close-up of a red-tailed hawk. This beautiful bird was posing in some pretty...
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Intimate Moment Between Lesser Yellowlegs

December 21, 2021 - I love this moment I captured back in August of two lesser yellowlegs walking together in a flooded farm field. Many tim...
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Black and White Eagle in Flight

November 23, 2021 - I went with this high contrast black and white edit for this beautiful bald eagle as it flies into your living room.
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Bald Eagle Black and White Beauty

November 18, 2021 - I'm a sucker for a high contrast black and white and when I can combine that with one of my favorite birds, it is magic.
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Blue Jay Flyover

October 21, 2021 - While photographing the Osprey on Lake Bloomington, this Blue Jay flew over trying to steal the show. Valiant effort lit...
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Red-tailed Hawk Liftoff

October 11, 2021 - Check out this moment as the Red-tailed Hawk was about to take off.
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Black and White Warbler in Action

October 01, 2021 - Action shot of a black and white warbler reaching for a bug that has no idea what is about to happen.
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Wilson's Phalarope

August 30, 2021 - I believe this is a Wilson's Phalarope. It was fascinating watching them swim in circles (there were 2 of them). I didn'...
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Lesser Yellowleg in B&W

August 21, 2021 - The reflections on the standing water in this rural field were amazing last night and the light was perfect. Perfect for...
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Moody Mountain View

August 12, 2021 - The clouds add such a great mood to the mountain views and make for some great black and white images.
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Devil's Head in the Front Range

August 10, 2021 - I hear the Devil's Head Fire Tower Lookout is a pretty amazing view and someday I'd like to check it out, but it is curr...
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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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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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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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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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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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Portrait of a Fishing Eagle

February 06, 2018 - A simple black and white portrait of an extraordinary bird. I just love capturing these moments of the bald eagles fishi...
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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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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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Eagle's Look of Determination

March 25, 2016 - For me, there is nothing better than a dramatic black and white image, which isn't always easy to do with some of these...
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Eagle in a Black and White Landscape

February 12, 2014 - Many times I take an image with a plan for black and white processing in mind. This is one particular image. I remember...
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Intimidating

October 18, 2013 - We took the kids to Brookfield Zoo last weekend. We've been making trips to this zoo since our oldest was a toddler. Of...
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A Girl and her Cat

March 05, 2013 - I love simple black and whites. This is my daughter holding a girl's best friend, her cat. They have a bond that only th...
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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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Worth Fighting For

December 22, 2012 - This image means so much to me on a personal level. This is my brother in his army uniform with his 1 month old daughter...
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