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Basking in the Sunrise

March 23, 2021 - I really enjoyed this tranquil scene of this barn basking in the warm light of a sunrise reflected in the windows.
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Good Morning McLean County

March 22, 2021 - When my daughter asked, "Dad can we go get some photos in the morning for my art class?"... I said "you bet!" We stumble...
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What a Sunset

February 27, 2021 - I was blessed with this incredible sunset on the way home from photographing birds at Lake Evergreen tonight. I pulled d...
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Hunting Fox

February 12, 2021 - I interrupted this fox as he was hunting just before sunset...either that or he was pooping. I'd like to think he was hu...
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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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Horned Lark on the Roadside

February 10, 2021 - Horned Larks typically fly off before I can get close enough, but this little guy stayed long enough to give me a good l...
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Lurking in the Grass

February 09, 2021 - So I went for a rural drive tonight to see if I could find some pretty winter landscapes to photograph. I went East of t...
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Midwest Beauty

February 07, 2021 - There is beauty all over the Midwest. In my pursuit for the next nature/wildlife image, I stumble upon many breathtaking...
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Weathered Old Barn

January 27, 2021 - I've photographed this barn before but with each passing season, it gains more character. The stories this old barn coul...
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Winter Path

January 25, 2021 - Winter trails are some of my favorite to explore. They offer a cool and refreshing air with a silence that hits differen...
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Cardinal on a Snowy Fence

January 18, 2021 - I can't seem to pass up a split rail fence covered with snow especially when there is a beautiful red cardinal involved...
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Rural Winter Landscape

January 16, 2021 - Just a simple rural winter landscape with mood.
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Great Blue Heron Enjoying Winter Peace

January 13, 2021 - A Great Blue Heron chilling in this peaceful winter cove made for a serene scene.
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Red Barn in the Midwest Tundra

January 04, 2021 - I've always been a sucker for red barns and this one caught my eye among the fields of snow and trees of ice.
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Field Catching the Light

December 22, 2020 - I couldn't pass up this grass field as it caught the sunlight at dusk.
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Mammatus Clouds Before the Storm

June 22, 2020 - I went for a quick drive before this evening's storms started to move in and made this image of some mammatus cloud form...
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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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Sunset on Emerson Road

June 16, 2020 - One of my favorite things about the Midwest are the sunsets. This sunset was taken at my in-laws' house on Emerson Rd.,...
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Beauty in the Gray

March 18, 2020 - It can't always be sunny with perfect conditions...there is beauty in the mundane. Sometimes we just aren't in a place o...
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A Winter Day in March

March 17, 2020 - An image from Saturday March 14th. Nothing like a 3-5 inch snow in March. A Sunset from Sunday, March 15th, a day aft...
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Pretty Doe at Sunset

March 17, 2020 - I caught this doe eating along the roadside as the sun was setting. In fact there wasn't much light left. I have been ve...
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Pileated Woodpecker

March 14, 2020 - I have been in search of the pileated woodpecker for awhile now. This bird always seems to elude me. I've heard it many...
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Doe in the Field

February 28, 2020 - A single doe in the field. The simplicity of this image is beautiful.
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Shy Young Doe

February 25, 2020 - This young doe was peeking out from the cover too timid to cross the path as she watched us. I almost didn't notice her...
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Whitetail Posing at Sunset

February 22, 2020 - A whitetail buck posing in the evening sunset...quite a magnificent scene. It was very special moment that I was able to...
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Red-headed Woodpecker

December 30, 2019 - Check out this scruffy looking Red-headed Woodpecker. It has been awhile since I hiked Merwin Nature Preserve, but Julie...
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Curious American Tree Sparrow

February 21, 2016 - I was able to escape for a few hours today to enjoy nature. I had high hopes of photographing some early arriving water...
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Old Barn Basking in a Sunset

August 24, 2015 - The most ordinary things take on an amazing glow in the right light. This old barn can look dark, drab, brown, burnt, gr...
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John Deere in the Back Fields

August 09, 2015 - This tractor was parked along a tree line behind some fields screaming to have its image taken. I knew as I was taking t...
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Nearing the Golden Hour in the Midwest

August 07, 2015 - Here is a simple landscape taken east of Bloomington this evening as the sun was setting. It is pretty magical watching...
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Early Morning Turkey

November 23, 2014 - With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought I'd upload this image of a turkey I took back in September. I wish e...
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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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Calling for Spring

April 06, 2014 - It is great hearing the birds, seeing the buds, and feeling the warmth. I hope everyone was able to enjoy the warm sun t...
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A Camouflaged Great Blue Heron

April 05, 2014 - The Great Blue Heron is a master at hunting. Look at this guy blending in with the tangled limbs as he watches for his o...
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Pop Up in Rows

June 04, 2013 - I love seeing all of the green popping up around us, especially the crops. The rural countryside is full of life right n...
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