This past Saturday I got up before dawn and drove out to Sugar Creek Covered Bridge, in hopes of getting a good looking, while unique, photo. It's very frustrating when you make such an effort and walk away without anything to show for it, but I don't think this is one of those times. I made a few good … Continue reading Sugar Creek Covered Bridge
4 years ago I posted his first photo online and now, thousands (ok, tens of thousands) of photos later, David has turned 4 years old. It's so hard to believe. On one hand time has flown, and on the other it seems like he's been with us forever. Come April, he's going to make one … Continue reading 4 Years Old
Last night as we were leaving David's YMCA swim class, the sun was setting behind some clouds and it was already starting to get dark outside. A few blocks away, nestled among other buildings, the tower of the Cathedral caugh my eye; it was lit with several lights shining up on its sides which really … Continue reading That’s Really Pretty
Saturday we went back over to Monticello for their monthly running of their "Southern 401" steam engine. David enjoys trains period, but particularly likes the sights and sounds of the big steam engines. Between runs I got to take David up to the engine cabin so he could see everything, including the fire. On our … Continue reading Back to Monticello
Happy 4th of July everyone! We spent the morning taking a walk through Lincoln Memorial Gardens and generally just kicking around. David brought his camera along too, and we had fun stopping every now and then to take some photos.
It has been a while since our last photo session, so this morning I got all of the gear out and setup for a quick shoot. Unfortunately, it wasn't so quick. And wow it takes alot of effort to get a 2.5 year old to cooperate! After about an hour and a half I felt … Continue reading Summer Portraits
Yesterday after work we went out to the fairgrounds to partake in the 2010 Illinois State Fair. Unlike the past 2 weeks, the weather was great and made for a very pleasant evening of walking around. David got to see and touch many animals, as well as enjoy a Corn Dog and some Lemon Shake-Up. … Continue reading David at the 2010 Illinois State Fair