Historic Blended Photography -
Vintage Photos with a Modern Twist !

 I combine B&W archive photographs with photos I shoot from the same

vantage point in the present day.  

I blend the photos together to form a single image,

 revealing parts of the old scene and parts of the new.


Libertyville, Grayslake, Lake Forest, Glenview, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

Lake Geneva, Elkhart Lake, WI

Libertyville, Illinois


This photo shows Milwaukee Ave., looking North

 from Church Street in downtown Libertyville, Illinois.

 Now (2019) and Then (1938) Featuring Pizzeria Deville & B Bungalow.

 Print #72

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Glenview, Illinois

Print #104 - Glenview, Illinois


Downtown Glenview, Now (2019) & Then (1968)

Featuring Rugen Stores on Glenview Road.

Rugen Stores originally opened in 1905.

A kind of early mini-mall, it housed grocery, hardware, clothing, and dry goods under one roof.

(also available as a digital download) 

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Grayslake, Illinois

Print #91 Grayslake, Illinois


 The South side of Center Street between Whitney and Slusser Streets.

 Now 2019 & Then 1907 in Grayslake.

Featuring Paris Hair Designs, Awesome Nails and Tanglewood Boutique.

Wrigley Field, Chicago

Print #103, Wrigley Field, Chicago


Wrigley Field, Now (2019) & Then 1915

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Lake Forest, Illinois

Print #80 Lake Forest, Illinois


Downtown Lake Forest, Illinois.

 Deerpath Road Now 2019 & Then 1941.

Featuring Sweets Ice Cream Store.

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Print #86 Lake Geneva, Wisconsin


Downtown Lake Geneva, Now (2019) & Then (1944).

 (also available as a digital download)  

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

Print #75, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin


Downtown Elkhart Lake, on South Lake Street.

Now (2019) & Then (1952)

Featuring Gessert's Ice Cream Confectionery.


Your Portrait - 'Past & Present' - Custom Made !

You send us two or more 'Past & Present' personal photos to work on.

We combine your images and send you blended digital photos for your review and approval.

Once approved, we print two 8" x 10" (ready to frame) photos on fine art paper.

The two photos are shipped to you as well as the completed high-quality,

 300 dpi digital JPEG image.

You can then share the digital image with friends and family and/or make prints in any size.

                                                      $75.00 - Great Gift Idea 

As an option, we will travel to you to take current portrait photos and to pick up your vintage photos.

(Serving Lake County, IL).  We will contact you via email, once your payment is received, to coordinate receipt of your photos. 

Our Guarantee: 

If you are not completely satisfied with the results we will refund your  payment in full.

No questions asked !


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See our Prints on display at Reclaimed Artisans

Reclaimed Artisans, Libertyville

302 Peterson Road

Libertyville, IL 60048

They  have over 80 vendors and nearly 11,000 square feet of space featuring

unique pieces of custom furniture, painted furniture, antiques, vintage items, art work

and unique home decor. 

They're open 7 days a week 10 am to 5 pm with evening hours until 8 pm on Wed & Fri.

Please stop by to see our Fine Art Prints displayed for sale.

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Fluent Photoshop

Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm

(Evenings, Weekends & Holidays by appointment)

Our studio is located in Vernon Hills, IL

 Our Guarantee 

 If you are not completely satisfied with our prints simply return them for a full refund.

 No questions asked!