Vintage Photos with a Modern Twist


Historic Blended Photography

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, Illinois



Downtown Libertyville Now (2019) & Then (1946).

Featuring Firkin's Restaurant.

On the right are The New Castle Hotel,

 Jewel Foods, Martin Senour Paints, and The Liberty Theater. 

 Print #71

Glenview, Illinois

Print #96 - Glenview, Illinois


Downtown Glenview, Illinois.

Now (2019) & Then (1909)

The Glenview House, originally known as Dilg's Tavern.

Barrington, Illinois

Print #51, The Catlow Theater, Barrington, Illinois


The Catlow Theater (at Main & Hough Streets)

 was built in 1926 with the Grand Opening held in May of 1927.

Shinner's Meat Market was next door to the Catlow.

The local Drug Store is on the right.

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.

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)  


See our Prints on display at Reclaimed Artisans, Libertyville.

Reclaimed Artisans

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.


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

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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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!