Beauty on a Cold Night
Morton Arboretum's Illuminations is something to behold no matter how cold; however, your batteries last longer when it is a little warmer. I recommend the hot cider to make you forget the temperature..
About to Go Long
Dexter Fowler lines up the ball to go long in the 9/21 game against the Reds.
Unfortunately Monday is the last day of the Season, but the Brookfield Zoo's Birds in Flight show is an opportunity to see amazing birds and in some cases really up close.
Orange on Orange
Brookfield's butterfly exhibit is a wonderful place to get natural, vivid colors.
What's Wrong With This?
This was taken on a Senior's Day trip. It was hand held.
Brookfield never ceases to have wonderful images to capture; however, I frequently can't see them and, when I do, never do them justice!
Fall at the Botanic Garden
After traveling to Colorado and Michigan for fall color, it was gratifying to see some of the most beautiful color in our back yard.
Monarch at Brookfield
I decided to see how butterflies looked in HDR and found that mine didn't turn out too well, but I didn't think this one turned out too bad - but it's not HDR.
Quiet Get Away - Maybe Not
The place this was taken is not Mount Prospect as indicated; however, it is taken in the Chicago area. Friday I went to one of my favorite photo stops and "saw" this for the first time. Obviously, it has been there for years, but I never "saw: it. I wonder how many of you have seen it. If no one identifies where it really is by Sunday night, I tell all.
The dragonflies seem to love the water lillies at the Botanic Garden, This one seemed to be posing, So, what's a guy to do?