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Tom Gill
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Attended University of Illinois at Chicago
Lives in South Suburban Chicago, Illinois
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Rolling Through Lemont
A Burlington Northern and Santa Fe freight train rolls over the Sanitary and Ship Canal on the Lemont Railroad Bridge.  Constructed in 1898 by the Keystone Bridge Company of Pittsburgh, the steel swing bridge has a span of 375 feet, and is frequently used b...
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CNN licensed my Indiana Dunes image for the Indiana section of this feature on the natural wonders of the 50 states.
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"Wonder"-ful. Congratulations!
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Great shot from the perfect vantage point
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Join me next Wednesday evening at the Tinley Park Library.
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A storm cell we encountered on our return trip from the Mississippi River.
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Chicago Harbor Light
Built in 1893, the Chicago Harbor Light marks the entrance to the Chicago River - a waterway once vital to the Midwest. Today, the river supports mainly pleasure boaters and tours, and it's difficult to imagine industry and shipping filling the lake and ri...
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Timid
In honor of World Turtle Day, 2014.

While walking around the yard, the boys discovered a small, Spiny Softshell turtle walking near the road, quite a distance from water. Realizing he was going to get run over or eaten by a preditor, we carried him safely ...
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Stately Dilapidation
On our journey down old Route 66, south of Bloomington Normal, we found ourselves wandering off the route after missing an unmarked turn.  Instead of doubling back a mile or so, we took a detour down a small road that eventually connected to Route 66. This ...
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This is the perfect setting for a Halloween themed film. 
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Bend in the Mighty Mississippi
Following a rainy drive from central Illinois, we arrived at the Mississippi Palisades State Park in rather nice weather. Thunderstorms surrounded us, but never rained on us the rest of the day. The sky is a bit threatening in the distance, southeast of Sav...
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no, not that I know of.
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Blackwater
As kintzele Ditch flows through the wooded areas of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, it picks up tannins from the vegetation, turning the water a deep, tea color. This is sometimes known as Blackwater. On this day, the waters provided a strong contra...
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Very interesting, and perfectly captured.
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Rain on its Way
Our voyage down the Chicago River was calm and relaxing. Aware of the threat of rain later in the day, we headed out on Lake Michigan. Once in open water, we felt the three foot waves created by the storm system a few miles west of the city. On our retur...
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I love the photo, and your riveting description.
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  • Environmental Photographer
    Freelance Photograher, present
  • North Central College
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Environmental Photographer | Artist | Woodworker
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Environmental and landscape photographer Tom Gill captures the natural and man made wonders of the southeastern portion of Lake Michigan, particularly lighthouses, the National Lakeshore, barns, and small town nostalgia. He has earned international recognition for his photography, with publication in the Huffington Post, the Daily Mail, the Australian, Melbourne and Victoria Herald Sun, Adelaide Now, Civil War TimesWeatherwise MagazineBackpacker Magazine, American Motorcyclist, and other major newspapers and magazines. The Weather Channel, CNN, ABC, NBC, WGN news affiliates, and countless online media outlets have also featured his work. Tom holds a Fine Arts Degree in design from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and aside from photography, enjoys woodworking, sketching, painting, and hiking with his family.

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Tom's photos are regularly featured internationally, in magazines, books, television, calendars, and the web.
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  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Fine Art in Industrial Design
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