Jeff’s black and white image of downtown Peoria, Illinois from across the Illinois River was awarded Third Place in the 49th Annual Rennick Juried Art Show sponsored by the Peoria Historical Society. The show theme is Central Illinois with works depicting life within the region.
Peoria, Illinois captures the world-class skyline of Peoria Illinois. The night-time image emphasizes the urban romance of the city by accentuating the lights and glitter of the downtown region. The nighttime skyline is rich with history and commerce including the world headquarters of Caterpillar, Inc. Along with the skyline, the beautifully lit riverfront area illustrates the nightlife of the city and the “Spirit of Peoria” paddle-wheel riverboat is visible in its home dock.
Jeff Burton is a Peoria, IL based Fine Art Photographer, who seeks to capture moments that instill a sense of calm and wonderment with the world around us. His monochrome photography style emphasizes the rich texture and tones of his subjects which are often overlooked.