Iowa Capitol

By | November 12th, 2012|Categories: Iowa, Outside of Chicago Photo Location|Tags: |

Shooting HDR Handheld

By | April 29th, 2012|Categories: Iowa, Photography Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Iowa Capitol Dome Looking Down This was our first stop on the way up to the top of the dome at the Iowa Capitol.  Can you figure out where I'm standing to take the image above in the image below? Read more about the tour, here. In this shot, you are seeing the bottom half [...]

Iowa Capitol Dome

By | April 24th, 2012|Categories: Iowa, Weekend Trip|Tags: , , , , |

Iowa Capitol Dome Looking Up My good friend, Jason Mrachina, invited me to join him on a tour of the Iowa State Capitol. The capitol gives free public tours, but this was a private tour with State Senator Daryl Beall.  Senator Beall turned out to be a photographer himself and he lead us on one [...]

Guest Blog with Jason Mrachina: Lock and Dam 14 Bald Eagles

By | December 10th, 2011|Categories: Iowa, Weekend Trip|Tags: , , , , , , |

Add a Bit of Nat Geo to Your Portfolio Who would ever guess that one of the best Bald Eagle photography opportunities in North America is only 150 miles west of Chicago?  The perfect blend of habitat, food source and vantage point come together 5 miles south of I-80 in Le Claire, Iowa.   Google "Lock [...]