“I loved the bright colors of this field on a very overcast day. It made me miss my home in Iowa where I grew up. Taken February 7, 2016 south of Chicago.”
Karis (Strohmeyer) Smith was born in Dubuque, Iowa, where she learned an appreciation for the open land and beautiful surroundings of the countryside. She is an amateur (hobby) photographer who finds pure joy and solitude in her long drives through the countryside capturing photos of farmlands and woods. Karis lives in Downers Grove, Illinois with her husband, Michael, and their two wonderful dogs.