posed and candid portraiture from all walks of life

Gaston “Shorty” O’Neial flashes a grin as he chats with a trio of Phoenix House outreach workers at his sleeping spot in a doorway of the former Sully’s Pub in Downtown Peoria.
Self-proclaimed Satanist and Goth punk Andrew Greenway and girlfriend Jodi Richardson in Mackinaw.
Grandmother and legal guardian Mildred Sanders, 40, plays with grandkids Cashena Cook, 2, on her lap, and Sierra Cook, 4, at their Peoria rental home.
Diana Hill of East Peoria gathers her thoughts during the opening ceremonies of the Race for the Cure at the Metro Centre.
Kinsey Reynolds, 3, hangs on her new foster greyhound Casper while munching on a donut.
The flag flies high above Gene Neeley, 93, a WWII veteran from Tremont.
A group of Midwest Central Young Marines stand at attention during a Memorial Day ceremony on Soldiers Hill in Peoria’s Springdale Cemetery.
Jorrell Glass, owner of Prestige Signature Barbershop in the Twin Towers Mall in Downtown Peoria, shows off his homemade tie, a one-of-a kind accessory he created while making face masks during the COVID-19 quarantine. Glass owned another Prestige shop in the Northwoods Mall until the pandemic forced its closure. He also teaches barbering at Peoria Public Schools’ Woodruff Career & Technical Center.
A worshiper raises her arms to the sky during the March for Jesus on Peoria’s riverfront.
A toddler gnaws on a rib bone during the Peoria RibFest on the Peoria riverfront.