Handyman Thoennes in Glen Ellyn IL

Category: Photography


Custom cabinetry, mission-style home, outstanding design for the kitchen.

This is an unretouched RAW image file that has been resized only. Just to give you an idea of what some of my original files look like before I do magic on them. This was a great kitchen. Hammered copper…

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Photoshoot for a designer, showcasing her work.

Yes, I still go back to my roots once in a while and was excited to have this opportunity to switch hats from handyman to photographer. thekitchenlady@tkldesigngroup.com, or Judy as I call her had some wonderful kitchens and bathrooms she’d…

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Jon Farr Portrait alternate

Both portraits chosen by Mr. Farr and his wife, Linda Farr of Nutrition Associates of San Antonio were shot and retouched by Thoennes Studios in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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Outstanding color this year

The question of whether the color would be better or worse this year because of the extreme heat and drought has been answered. Even the red and white oaks are almost totally rusty-red now and the maples seem like they…

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Fall and the unexpected

Cold, then rain, then sunny and warmer, then windy and warmer, then still and cooler, then tornado warning, then calm, etc. Unexpected changes and the unexpected beauty in all parts of it. A reflection in the granite counter, reversed, etherial,…

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Chicago River in the Loop

Chicago River panorama shot using the iPhone 4S running iOS 6, then I took into Instagram to give it that “je ne sais quoi.” Circa 1960 metropolitan post card looks seemed appropriate for this iOS 6 pan view .

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iOS 6 Panorama Photography

During a visit to the Door for some Wisconsin fall color, we were hiking through the Mink River Trail conservatory and let the iPhone take this wonderful hobbit-like shot in the forest. A new art form worth investigating more and…

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