Sunday, November 13, 2011

The C family

I had the privilege of meeting this beautiful family to take pictures on an incredibly windy, cloudy day at Shabbona State Park. They were troopers and I'm happy with how they turned out.

Probably my favorite:

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Autumn beauty

These have been taken the past couple of falls. The past couple of weeks, the trees have turned beautiful - I have taken some pictures but am still trying to locate the cable to get my photos from my camera to the computer, so hopefully those will be posted soon!

Happy Fall! I hope it's pretty where you are!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011


Life has been in the way lately, but I WILL get some pictures posted soon!!!!!

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Scenes from Madison County, Iowa

April, 2009 - We took a long daytrip to Madison County, Iowa to check out the bridges and the town of Winterset

The courthouse John Wayne's birthplace
Sit a spell

The bridges:

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Flower editing fun

Last night I decided to play around with my photo editing software, this were the results

Original impatiens shot (with a little cropping and balancing)Same shot with an orange/pink filter and an overlay

Original roses shot with a little balancing done

Blurred black & white background

Original hydrangea shot

Sunset filter with an overlay

I am pretty happy with the results.

Thanks for looking!

Friday, April 22, 2011

Signs of spring

These are photos I've taken over the past couple of years. Thanks for taking a look!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


I was fortunate enough to be asked to take some floral photos for a friend of mine. If you are in the northern Illinois area, she does amazing work!

Her website: The Petal Boutique

Thursday, March 31, 2011


I got asked by a friend to take pictures of her floral arrangements she's doing for an event next weekend. A nice taste of spring-like pictures - ahhhh. Super excited to do this!