Exploring Nature Photography

Creating images that connect people with nature by capturing the essence of wildlife and wild places.  Based out of northern Illinois.

Solo Exhibitions

Connections to Nature.      Bartlett Village Hall, Bartlett, IL                      Nov – Dec 2019

Northwoods Life.      Cumberland Cabins, Cumberland, Wisconsin             Summer 2019

Group Shows

Vicinity. Norris Art Gallery, St. Charles, IL Sept-Oct 2019

Capturing Nature. Bloomingdale History Museum, Bloomingdale, IL Sept-Oct 2019

Abstracts & Intimate Landscapes. Mayslake Nature Gallery, Oakbrook, IL Aug – Oct 2019

Dream, Imagine, See.       Arts in Bartlett, Bartlett, IL                          May – Aug  2019

Macro and Close-Up Photography.   Mayslake Nature Gallery, Oakbrook, IL May – July 2019

Morton Arboretum Nature Photography Show. Cudahy Gallery, Lisle     April 2019

Arts in Bartlett Member’s Show.     Bartlett Village Hall Gallery, Bartlett, IL        April 2019

A Paler Shade of White.              Arts in Bartlett, Bartlett, IL                   Feb – Apr 2019

Fall Colors.                        Mayslake Nature Gallery, Oakbrook, IL       Sept – Dec 2018

Nature.                              Mayslake Gallery Hall, Oakbrook, IL            Sept  – Nov 2018

Grand Landscapes.           Mayslake Nature Gallery, Oakbrook, IL      July – Sept 2018

Illinois Bicentennial Exhibit.    Mayslake Gallery Hall, Oakbrook, IL          July – Aug 2018

The Art of Pollinators.           Mayslake Gallery Hall, Oakbrook, IL                   May 2018


Catching Nature by Deb Humiston interview

Daily Herald article by Scott Morgan. Featured photograph for Art’s in Bartlett Member’s Show article

Chicago Tribune by Sara Clarkson.  Featured photograph for Illinois’ Bicentennial Exhibit article.

The FOCUS nature photography newsletter. Regularly featured in Adventures column.


Illinois Bicentennial Exhibit – People’s Choice Award

International Glennie Nature Salon – Acceptance

Photographic Society of America – Honorable Mention

Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association – Various Awards and Honorable Mentions

Merial Pawz Across America Calendar Contest – Runner-Up

Images featured throughout the Wildlife Illinois Website

Contributor to Outdoor Illinois Wildlife Journal

Images licensed by a prominent Canadian artist