Overgrowth Posted in Photo Blog, Portfolio, on April 15, 2011 I finally got a chance to take a much needed vacation not to long ago. I decided to fly down to Florida and visit some of my friends from Jacksonville, FL and enjoy the warm weather. I was walking around the riverside area with my great friend Lauren and came upon this really interesting tree. There was so much growing on it and the shape of ho ... 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 Bliss Posted in Favorite Photos, HDR, Photo Blog, Portfolio, on October 9, 2009 I was out on a photography adventure with my friend Mia and we found this almost deserted beach with lots of drift wood that would wash in from the ocean or erode away from the shore. It was stunningly beautiful here. So peaceful and tranquil. We walked around for several hours and I captured this photo when she was relaxing on this piece of dri ... 0 Reaching to the sky Posted in Photo Blog, on April 8, 2009 A very old tree reaching to the sky in St. Augustine. It was a very beautiful city to visit during my vacation and some very interesting history to go along with it. 1