Near the small town of Union Grove, IL is this old farm with classic red buildings. It made for a nice photo prop on a warm summer evening as the sun set and a few clouds rolled in. Be sure to join me on Facebook – Twitter – Flickr
Finally getting back to blogging! For my first post here in a while, I guess I’ll go back to the well of “In the (Three Oh Nine)” photos. This one is from earlier this winter, from one of my post office-seeking photo trips. I found this scene just north of Raritan, IL.
I often feel that the Midwest gets a bad reputation for being nothing but flat. Table-top boring-ness for as far as the eye can see. For the most part, though, this is an undeserved assumption. Yet there are a few places where the flatness is definitely not a myth. One such completely horizontal place is [...]
Sometimes, even in a big scene, it’s the tiny details that can make all the difference in a photo. And sometimes, it’s hard to even notice those details when you’re taking the photo. For instance….the photo below was made on Monday night, just before sunset as the storm clouds rolled in over the Illinois prairie [...]
The “red barn” just west of Geneva, IL has been a favorite photo location for a long time now, since it’s an almost perfect looking old wooden barn in classic red paint, and always kept in pristine shape. However, I don’t think I’ve really ever gotten a shot from here that I like. With the [...]
Since I’ve been busy with other things today and haven’t had much time to post anything to Flickr or on the blog, I thought I’d put up another selection from the Best of Stock gallery. I know, super lazy, and I’ll get back to real photos tomorrow and Wednesday to finish out the short week. [...]
When I was in high school and just beginning to take an interest in photography, mostly to record trains, I often ventured after class up to Elmore Road just east of Williamsfield, IL, about 10 miles north of my hometown. This was the closest grade crossing of the then-Santa Fe’s (and a year after I [...]