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C-NOTE Pub Stairs

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This is related to my last photo of the Denmark building. This is at the bottom of the stairs that take you to the pub. The entrance is just to the right. I find older buildings like this so interesting. … Continue reading

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Corner Building on Washington Square

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By far the most interesting building on the square. This used to be an old bank and now it is a baking company and downstairs is a bar/restaurant. I have not been in the baking company, but I have been … Continue reading

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The Silo Array

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This shot is looking up from The Silo Machine. Viewing this structure from the street you would not think it is this complex. It is very interesting how everything is connected. I would like to see this in action and … Continue reading

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St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Washington IL

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The feel of this shot reminds me of my first HDR shot for the website, The Tower at the Heights Tower Park. I really wish I had a wider lens so I could have captured more of the architecture in … Continue reading

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Second Attempt at Night Time Photography

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Just shot this like 15 minutes ago. I have learned 3 things: Zoom in on a bright star to focus and then back off Lowest aperture possible by your lens (more light the better) Highest ISO In general I am … Continue reading

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The Silo Machine

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Found this on my shoot through Washington IL by the railroad tracks close to the square there is a series of silos and this was in the middle of all of them. Not exactly sure how silos work but I … Continue reading

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Emack & Bolio’s Alley Patio

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As promised here is the second Emack & Bolio’s shot on the side of their building. I love what they did with this space. It makes for a great sitting area, especially with the trellises and foliage over head.

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Emack & Bolio’s Ice Cream Parlor

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You scream, we scream, we all scream for HDR! No… not so much? This turned out to be a great shot. I decided to go black and white to give it an old time feel, which I think comes through … Continue reading

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Olio & Vino

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A very unique and relatively new store in the heights that presses their own olives for olive oil. I honestly didn’t think this image was going to turn out very well for HDR, but I stand corrected. The contrast of … Continue reading

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Wine Country French Toast

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A little nostalgia since I was an employee here for a long time. Lots of waiting tables and making drinks under my belt. Although the patio seating was not as prevalent during my time it has really evolved into a … Continue reading

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