Tour de Champaign Posted in Photo Blog, Portfolio, on June 3, 2011 It must be summer because all of the outdoor events are happening all around the state. I just happened to stumble upon this small bicycle race in Central IL one afternoon. I almost just kept driving but I decided to stop and snap a few photos. I ended up getting some really great photos although I was surprised there were not many spectators th ... 0 Unstoppable Growth Posted in HDR, Photo Blog, on November 28, 2010 I always love getting tips for great photographs from my friends and family.  My friend Andy told me about seeing this tree growing through a grain silo so I HAD to check this out.  It was a super cold and windy day and it was not enjoyable being out in the elements for this photo.  From what I have been told the owner of the field also owns the ... 1 Nine Blades Posted in Photo Blog, on October 31, 2010 I was driving through central Illinois today on my way back home and took a different route.  I didn’t realize I would be driving through the Twin Groves Wind Farm which when it was completed is the largest wind farm east of the Mississippi River.  There are 240 turbines covering 22,000 acres.  Pretty insane but it looks so beautiful seein ... 1