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Grant Twiss Outdoor Photography


I am an Information Technology consultant and semi-professional photographer as well as a full time husband and father who loves exploring nature and stargazing.  I am very fortunate to have grown up in Harrisburg, IL the Gateway to the Shawnee National Forest, within an hour's drive to most of the amazing sites in Southern Illinois.  The region is home to myriad creeks blufs, and hundreds of natural waterfalls, most of which are on public land.  I have spent the past few years trying to find and photograph as many natural features and vistas as I can, while learning about the craft of photography.


Taking pictures is an amazing hobby, for both mind and soul, and it seems to work well with my technical/analytical mind and my desire to be creative, though the creativity aspect isn't as natural to me.  I feel that my style and methodology could be described as a photorealistic or documentary, working well with landscape and especially deep sky and nightscape photography, which tend to be more formulaic.  I love getting out and bringing the world and the "otherworldly sky" to people who may not be able to get out as much and see it for themselves.  My goal has always been first and foremost to support the region and I hope I have achieved and continue to achieve it.


Thank you for considering my prints and for visiting my site and for supporting your local artists!!!

About Me

About My Prints

My prints are available for purchase in a variety of media formats, including Photo Paper Prints, Metal Prints, Canvas Prints, Framed Prints Standouts, Wood Prints, and Acrylic Prints.  Prints are created with the best quality materials and latest printing technologies, ensuring true-to-life-colors and exquisite details.  You also have the option to download a personal use license of any image on my store for a low licensing fee!  Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or if you would like to request other images you may have seen on social media that I haven't uploaded to the store yet.  Again, thank you, so much!!

Social Media

I'm very active on Facebook and Instagram, posting 3-5 times per week.  If you would like to follow my endeavors into the wilderness or see more of my night sky images, you can follow me by clicking the links below and following my social media profiles.

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