These are a few of my favorite photos from 2017. Thanks to all of you who have invited me into your lives and businesses. Continue reading
Illinois High School Basketball Championship
Had fun covering the 2A state championship this year for the Catholic Post. The Saints of Bloomington Central Catholic took the trophy after finally pulling away in the 3rd overtime.
Golf: Illinois State Amateur
Matthew Lavery More photos: ISA Golf day one
Every Day People Project
The project is complete and all 365 images are on display at the Peoria Main Library from June 5-25
Dunlap HS Lacrosse
WWII re-enactment at Sommer Park
I stopped by Sommer Park to see the re-inaction of the days leading up to the Battle of the Bulge. They did a great job. Defiantly worth seeing.
RiverPlex Coed Sand Volleyball league I was Driving by the Riverplex this week and notice a crowd playing Sand Volleyball. Of course with the Olympics giving the sport so much coverage, I have become a huge fan of Beach Volleyball … Continue reading
“Original” Redneck Fishing Tournament
I had a blast today on the Illinois River. This weekend is the annual “Original” Redneck Fishing Tournament. I had see this event featured on TV and have been looking forward to a chance to see it my self. Here … Continue reading
The Transit of Venus
The Newspaper photographer inside could not be contained. I could not resist going down to Lake View Museum to photograph all the activity surrounding the transit of Venus solar event. I met some very smart folks and they showed me … Continue reading
Daddy Daughter Dance
I didn’t know what to expect when I was asked to photograph the Daddy Daughter Dance at St. Jude, but I have to say it was a blast! Those girls were so proud to be dressed up and spending time … Continue reading
Political Season is Here!!
I photographed two different national political figures in one weekend. Could not be more polar opposites.
Heart and Stroke Ball
Recently enjoyed another evening hosted by our friends at the American Heart Association.