The JonnyOptimo Project

Pictures from my cameras and sometimes things that interest me.
Illinois: Outside of Byron 

Illinois: Outside of Byron 

Illinois: Rockford

Illinois: Rockford

Illinois: Stillman Valley 

Illinois: Stillman Valley 

americanguide:

RURAL LIFE - OUR FIRST ZINE

The…Guide is the product of many hands and minds working joyously, without hope of individual reward or recognition, to accomplish something of which by and large they are proud, and diffidently offering it to the public of travelers and scholars and general readers. 
—Oregon, End of the Trail (WPA, 1940)

Folks, here in our hot little hands, we have a hard copy of our very first American Guide zine. Sounds of excessive glee are echoing through the stately halls of AG HQ.
Rural Life is the unbelievably fantastic product of curator and writer Brett Klein, designer Tammy Mercure and the photographic delights of Guides EE Berger, James Bernal, Mitch Borden, Aaron Canipe, Dan Caruso, Michael Cevoli, Matt Curtis, Breonne DeDecker, Elicia Epstein, Christian Hendricks, Ben Hinceman, Roger May, Noelle McCleaf, Peter Spear, Rob Walters, and Tara Wray.
Wouldn’t you like to own one of these beauties? This full-color publication can be yours for the price of $15 + (very cheap) shipping. All profits go to supporting the amazing hard work of the photographers and creators whose words and images are featured.
We diffidently offer it to you, the public of travelers and scholars and general readers.
Get one today! Purchase on MagCloud here.
P.S. This is probably one of the most exciting days ever. We are crazy, crazy proud.

Excited to be a part of this wonderfully made Zine!  Above is the link for you to check it out and purchase.  Give it a look-see!

americanguide:

RURAL LIFE - OUR FIRST ZINE

The…Guide is the product of many hands and minds working joyously, without hope of individual reward or recognition, to accomplish something of which by and large they are proud, and diffidently offering it to the public of travelers and scholars and general readers. 

Oregon, End of the Trail (WPA, 1940)

Folks, here in our hot little hands, we have a hard copy of our very first American Guide zine. Sounds of excessive glee are echoing through the stately halls of AG HQ.

Rural Life is the unbelievably fantastic product of curator and writer Brett Klein, designer Tammy Mercure and the photographic delights of Guides EE BergerJames BernalMitch BordenAaron CanipeDan CarusoMichael CevoliMatt CurtisBreonne DeDeckerElicia EpsteinChristian HendricksBen HincemanRoger MayNoelle McCleafPeter SpearRob Walters, and Tara Wray.

Wouldn’t you like to own one of these beauties? This full-color publication can be yours for the price of $15 + (very cheap) shipping. All profits go to supporting the amazing hard work of the photographers and creators whose words and images are featured.

We diffidently offer it to you, the public of travelers and scholars and general readers.

Get one today! Purchase on MagCloud here.

P.S. This is probably one of the most exciting days ever. We are crazy, crazy proud.

Excited to be a part of this wonderfully made Zine!  Above is the link for you to check it out and purchase.  Give it a look-see!

Illinois: House In Rockford

Illinois: House In Rockford

Wisconsin: About a year ago

Wisconsin: About a year ago

Chicago: Train

Chicago: Train

Chicago: Van in the snow.

Chicago: Van in the snow.

Niles, IL: Another day with snow.

Niles, IL: Another day with snow.

Racine WI.

Messing around a few weeks back with my new fuji instax 210 on a snowy day in Racine WI.  Bear with me as I get used to it.