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Jeff Lampe
Jeff Lampe

Jeff Lampe has been outdoor writer at the Journal Star in Peoria for 12 duck seasons. He lives in Elmwood with his wife Monica, sons Henry, Victor and Walter, and Llewellin setter Hawkeye. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he is an avid fan of the Bills and still has mental scars from four consecutive Super Bowl losses. Outside of hunting and fishing, Lampe's main passion in Illinois was Class A boys basketball (which sadly no longer exists). Former publisher of the Class A Weekly newsletter, Lampe is a co-author of "100 Years of Madness" and "Classical Madness," both books focusing on prep basketball in Illinois.

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July 13: Picture of the Day

July 13, 2010 at 09:05 PM

Evening photography can be enjoyable, but it can also be stressful. Problem is, perfect light gives way to no light. That’s very different from the morning, when perfect light gives way to decent light then to bad light. But still light in which you can take a picture.

I mention this because the plan was to photograph deer tonight while driving home from our second Friends of Rice Lake meeting (which went well, incidentally).

Well, the deer did not cooperate. Eventually, neither did the light.

But there’s one thing in the evening you don’t have in the morning. A sunset, the rescue of many a photographer.

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