I have a full time day job but what I really love to do is dive into my photography during my free time. I live with my family in Urbana and enjoy taking photos of the U of I campus, towns in the area, as well as more exotic photos from travels. It is our goal to someday become full-time rv'ers so that we can spend our time traveling and taking photos around the country. You can see my photos at www.leightrailphotography.com. I hope you enjoy them.
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Hello all! My name is Kelsey Greene, I'm currently a student at the University of Illinois studying Social Work.
I'm a lover of all things outdoors and have a passion to capture the little things in life, the sunset over the rolling plains, the flowers just starting to bud after a harsh winter, the spider hanging from the tree branch or the water droplets after a rain. Mother nature is by far my favorite model, however, I do enjoy capturing the candid moments of events and can find the joy in taking posed pictures of individuals. I have a dream to share these moments with those around me, to capture a moment and make it infinite.
If you would like prints, or would like to set up a session feel free to e-mail me!
Photographic artist Larry Kanfer challenges himself to find the subtle beauty in the everyday. The Associated Press praises his work, saying, “Kanfer’s gift is that he can endow the ordinary landscape… with an almost magical sense of beauty.”
After receiving his degree in architecture from the University of Illinois in 1979, he opened his first photography gallery and studio here in Champaign, IL. Most well known for his Prairiescapes®, he has brought acclaim to the Midwest through award-winning calendars and original artwork capturing the beauty of the region. Kanfer has also created a variety of other major collections including Cityscapes, University of Illinois, Europe, China and now India. To date, seven coffee table books of Larry Kanfer images have been published, with "Chicagoscapes" being published by the University of Illinois Press this Fall. Larry Kanfer created the Veterans Day One-on-One Appreciation event through his Rotary Club and is currently growing this Veterans Day event to other Rotary clubs throughout Illinois. And he is proud to call central Illinois his home.
Fine arts artist working in charcoal, pencil, pastel, color pencil and watercolor. Most of my work involves portraits or figure drawings with forays into still life and landscapes now and then. For years I worked mostly with pencil. More recently I've returned to charcoal as it is a much more workable medium and allows greater flexibility in changing and correcting a drawing. I've also worked a great deal with color pencil, pastels, and watercolor in the past few years to broaden my experience in color. I'm also beginning to work with oil paints and hope to do much more with this medium in the future.
Last year I opened Enterprise Art Studio in a re-purposed building on the former Chanute Air Force Base. The building is well situated for easy access from US 45 and I-57. During the summer of 2013 we began holding life drawing sessions on Wednesday mornings and plan to begin holding both life drawing and portrait sessions beginning in 2014 in the early evenings. The sessions are open to all artists and mediums. More details coming soon.
We also participated in the Boneyard Arts Festival 2014, a first for Enterprise Art Studio, with about 30 people stopping by to see artwork by several local Rantoul artists. We also held a live portrait session with a model and multiple artists which allowed visitors to see how different artists approach the same subject.
I am a photographer, in specific, a Panoramographer.
I am also an engineer, scientist and graphic artist.
But at the moment, my focus is creating panoramas - very large panoramas, known as Gigapans.
University of Illinois Undergrad Studying Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences: Human Dimensions of the Environment. Planning on furthering my education with a Masters or JD (or both!) in Natural Resource Policy and/or Energy Policy.
My hobbies include photography, reading, writing, and occasionally drawing.