Coleman L. (Coke) Mattingly has lived in Washington, IL for over 35 years. After serving in the Army in Germany and Vietnam, he graduated from the University of Illinois and was employed in the Marketing/Advertising Department of Caterpillar for 30 years.
While working for Caterpillar, he traveled extensively which sparked his love of travel and interest in photography. He has been to Europe and Mexico numerous times, including 18 times to Italy.
Since retiring, his love for travel and taking photos has developed into a profession.
Some of his photos are untouched. However, he feels there is also room for creativity in photography which adds another dimension to some of his work.