Back to the beach!

Tuesday morning Peoria greetings to one and all!

Jan and I got back last night from our massive East Coast road trip where we hit 11 states and over 3600 miles in the last two weeks. We were able to work in a little time away with a gig that we did while we were out there and that made things really nice. We’ve been pushing real hard for the last number of months and you can do that for awhile, but at some point you’ve just got to get away for a few days to recover and refresh. Needless to say after all of that driving, we’re happy to be back home and we’ll be rocking up to Thanksgiving!

One of the spots that we were able to visit and shoot some photos was Virginia Beach, Va. and Kitty Hawk, Nc. In Virginia Beach were shot photos along the beach and at Kitty Hawk, we went to the Wright Brothers National Memorial. It was incredibly interesting to see where man first flew a plane and what it took for the Wright Brothers to make that historical day happen!

Here’s a few of our photos from our time spent at Virginia Beach and Kitty Hawk.

We always appreciate your taking the time to check out our work and we hope that you have a great week to come!!!!

Kev and Jan

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A video postcard from Utah

Monday morning Peoria greetings to one and all!

It’s Easter week, so there’s a lot of people that are taking the week off for vacations with their families Hopefully if you’re traveling this week you’ll have a safe trip and a little bit of fun as well! I can remember as a kid we would travel down to Biloxi, Mississippi and Ft. Walton Beach, Florida for the Easter break from school. It was always nice because the weather was a heck of a lot nicer along the Gulf coast then it was back in Rockford, Illinois at this time of the year.

On to our video postcard from Utah. While Jan and I were out West back in February, we spent a number of days shooting nature photography in the Moab, Utah area. We spent time shooting photos at a number of areas including Arches and Caynonlands National Parks and Dead Horse State Park. Along with shooting lots of still photography, we also ended up shooting some video as well! There’s a lot more that goes into shooting video versus stills and when you’re out in nature hiking, this brings some new challenges as well! In the past for shooting still photography, we’ve got backpacks for the cameras and tripods, so not to much to haul around. Well for shooting video, there’s a lot more stuff gear wise that you’ve got to take with, so hiking is a bit more of a workout! All and all, it was a great experience and I’m glad that we did it! We’ll be doing more of this on future trips and are looking forward to what we can create!

Well here you go, here’s our video postcard from Utah and be sure to watch in in High Definition as well!

If you’re on Easter vacation this week, make it a good one! Thanks as always for checking out our work as well!!!

Kev and Jan

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Finding hidden treasures at home!!!

Monday morning Peoria greetings to one and all!

Sometimes in life we miss things that are right in our backyard. It doesn’t matter what city you’re in, you just don’t always know what little treasures are out there. I found one of those gems down in Manito, Ill. last week at Sand Ridge State Forest. It’s a place that I had seen on the map, but there wasn’t a lot of information out there on it so I never made a visit. Last week I thought what the heck and went out and I was very pleasantly surprised by what I found. Sand Ridge is 7,200 acres and probably has about 70 miles of hiking trails! I picked the “Orange” trail and it’s a five mile hike. I didn’t see one person all day, so I had the place to myself. It was great in February and I can only imagine how great it will be in October when the leaves are turning on the trees!!! I will be back!!!!

Here’s a few of my snaps from an afternoon spent at Sand Ridge State Forest.

Thanks as always for taking the time to check out my work and I hope that you have a great week to come!!!!


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