As I mentioned at the first of the year, I jumped into analog film development last year, and I enjoyed the experience—up until the part of digitizing the negatives for use in our modern world. Here is one of my favorite shots, taken during my […]
I stumbled across this barn in Cary, Illinois. The local park district maintains the facility and surrounding fields, and the high-clouds and the late-evening sun made for a beautiful setting. Eaves, Chris (Oct. 13, 2018). Americana Still Life No. 2 [Photograph]. Cary, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D […]
Today I kick-off a quick 4-part Americana series. We had a wet year in 2018, and sometimes that extra water makes for extra-interesting opportunities. The good people over at All Seasons Orchard in Woodstock, Illinois, set up a beautiful still-life scene with a wet spot in their field. We’ve gone apple picking there several times in the last few years, and the kids love the applesauce we make from the harvest.
- Eaves, Chris (Sept. 15, 2018). Americana Still Life No. 1 [Photograph]. Woodstock, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 40mm, 1/160 sec., f4.5 at ISO50
The light breaking through the clouds gave me a chance to take a quick shot of the road, covered by the tree canopy on this dreary, dismal day.
- Eaves, Chris (Oct. 20, 2018). Forest Bend [Photograph]. Moraine Hills State Park, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 40mm, 1/125 sec., f5.6, ISO200
The North Avenue guard house offered a nice setting for a quick pic. Being the offseason, and a workday for many, I had the place nearly to myself. And no, that’s not lens distortion—someone backed into the pole.
- Eaves, Chris (March 29, 2019). Sunrise at the Guard House [Photograph]. Chicago, Illinois. Shot on Canon 6D at 17mm, 1/40 sec., f10 at ISO200.
After stopping for the low-angle shot, I paused on the bridge over Lake Shore Drive to enjoy a bit more of the lovely lakeshore sunrise. Eaves, Chris (March 29, 2019). Sunrise Bridge No. 2 [Photograph]. Chicago, Illinois. Shot on Canon 6D at 40mm, 1/60 sec., […]