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Good Morning on the Farm

November 15, 2021 - A cool, crisp morning on a Midwest Farm in Central Illinois.
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Stocking Up for Winter

November 14, 2021 - This Robin has the right idea...stocking up on juniper berries before winter arrives!
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Gathering Juniper Berries in Evening Light

November 13, 2021 - I caught this yellow-rumped warbler enjoying some juniper berries just as the sun was going down. I just love when I can...
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Tucked into the Trees

November 08, 2021 - Beautiful scene of a barn tucked in among the colorful Autumn trees.
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Autumn in the Pasture

November 07, 2021 - This scene caught my eye as I was driving around McLean County in Late October. The trees were starting to change more a...
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Swamp Sparrow Pose

November 06, 2021 - Getting birds in good light is always a challenge but especially some of these sparrows that like to withdrawal into thi...
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Northern Harrier on a Morning Hunt

November 01, 2021 - I so love these birds...Northern Harriers are fun to watch as they swoop low over fields as they hunt. This image is the...
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Autumn Colors have Arrived

October 31, 2021 - And just like that....the Autumn colors have arrived in Central Illinois. This was taken on Lake Evergreen. There are sp...
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Song Sparrow

October 28, 2021 - While common, song sparrows are still a very beautiful and striking bird. I love all of their dark streaks and patterns.
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Palm Warbler Profile

October 28, 2021 - I just love the sweet, confident pose this little Palm Warbler gave.
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Morning on the Open Prairie

October 24, 2021 - I was excited to be able to capture this image of an American Kestrel patrolling the prairie for breakfast just before s...
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Midwest Sunset on Fire

October 22, 2021 - Tonight's sunset was beautiful and vibrant. I will always love and appreciate Midwest sunsets.
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Swamp Sparrow in Dappled Light

October 17, 2021 - I just love the rich colors and tones in this image of a swamp sparrow. The light was dapple in the thick bushes and ree...
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October Sunrise in Illinois

October 10, 2021 - I didn't go out this morning expecting much of a sunrise due to the cloud cover so I was pleasantly surprised to find th...
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Nashville Warbler Blending in with the Goldenrod

October 09, 2021 - It is amazing how many times we walk by these little warblers and don't know they are even there until they fly off. Thi...
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Fall Goldfinch on some Spent Thistle

October 06, 2021 - This American Goldfinch found a little perch on a thistle plant.
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White-breasted Nuthatch in Autumn

October 02, 2021 - I had just finished hiking one of the trails out at Dawson Lake and was getting ready to leave. As I was closing the car...
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Golden-winged Warbler in the Fall

October 02, 2021 - This brilliant Golden-winged Warbler almost got by me without me getting an image. It is always nice to see one so vibra...
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Chestnut-sided Warbler with a Moth

September 30, 2021 - Sometimes I get lucky with when I catch a warbler with an insect but I feel very blessed when I get bird, insect, and st...
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Fall Palm Warbler

September 22, 2021 - I was pleasantly surprised to see some palm warblers flying back and forth from the corn field to the trees along a rura...
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Great Egret with a Fresh Catch

September 20, 2021 - I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful Great Egret at Lake Evergreen a couple of days ago (9/18) as it was f...
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The Greatest of These is Love

October 27, 2020 - I've been to this Chapel in the Trees at Funk's Grove many times, but this scene on this particular Fall day struck me....
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Fall Scenes in McLean County Illinois

October 24, 2020 - I was able to get out and photograph some of the beautiful fall colors today. I made trips to 3 of my favorite spots in...
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Preparing for Winter

September 07, 2020 - This squirrel was busy preparing for winter by fattening up on a nut. He was loud and crumbs were falling!
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Bee on a Blooming Thistle

September 06, 2020 - The colors of this bee enjoying a blooming thistle plant caught my eye while I was looking for warblers. I only had my l...
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Red-eyed Vireo Found a Fall Berry

September 05, 2020 - I found this red-eyed vireo yesterday at Ewing Park as it found a red berry. The fall migration has begun and I hope to...
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Fall in Central Park

November 17, 2019 - The view from Top of the Rock in New York is, simply, breathtaking! It gave me this opportunity to photograph Central Pa...
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Always Remembered

November 17, 2019 - The 2nd image I'm sharing from our trip to New York is this very special image of the 9/11 Memorial. One of our first st...
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Fall Day in Central Park

November 14, 2019 - We took the family on a trip to New York along with my son's High School band as they were set to march in the Veteran's...
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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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Lion Love

October 20, 2017 - Zenda and Isis demonstrated this public display of affection. I felt very lucky to capture this exchange. This was a sup...
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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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The King of Brookfield

October 03, 2017 - Patience....patience is the lesson behind this image. I went straight to the big cats enclosure on this cool, seasonal d...
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Clear Fall Morning

November 01, 2015 - I love photographing this little island on Dawson Lake during different seasons. It is called Honker Island and usually...
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Last Colors of Fall

November 05, 2014 - This season's transitioning is a perfect time to get out and appreciate the last bit of warm colors before winter starts...
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A Fall Doe

October 04, 2014 - While hiking a week ago, I was lucky to come across this pretty doe around one of the trail curves. She allowed me this...
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In The Open

November 02, 2013 - I love this time of year...the colors and mild temps make autumn in Illinois one of my favorite seasons. The warm, Earth...
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Fall Tranquility

October 30, 2013 - I love this spot, not only for photography, but for fishing as well. It is near the dam at Dawson Lake. The colors were...
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Relaxation

October 26, 2013 - This is what I find relaxing...a good hike on a sunny, fall afternoon. How do you know it was a good hike? The mud on th...
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Bros

October 10, 2013 - Another pretty fall fishing day. I love this weather. Follow me on Facebook
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