Dan and Joy Thornton have been serving the Alton area for over three decades, with outstanding service, award winning photography, and a burning passion for the imaging profession.

Quality photography, warm and friendly personalities, and attention to small details, are the trademarks of the Thornton Photography experience.

Dan Thornton is a Master photographer and is also Certified by the Professional Photographers of America. He has won the "Illinois Photographer of the year" award on nine occasions from the State Photography association. Dan also has been honored with a fellowship from the American Society of Photography, a distinction shared with less than 100 photographers around the world.

Joy Thornton is a Master Photographer and has won the prestigious "Illinois Photographer Of the Year" award in 2008 from the M.A.R.C. photographers association, and has been honored by both Eastman Kodak and Fuji America corporations for her outstanding Photographic excellence.