Coming around the bend, I found this tree overhanging the bank and nicely framing the view.
Tag: Fox River
The trees look like something from a dream as the sun shimmers off the ice-covered landscape. The brutal cold of the day made for some frozen fingers, but the ice-storm from the morning made for views that the camera just can’t do justice.
- Eaves, Chris (Feb. 13, 2019). Fox, Ice, Trees [Photograph]. South Elgin, Illinois. Shot on Canon 6D at 40mm, 1/250 sec., f10 at ISO50.
This little forest preserve along the Fox River offers beautiful views and plenty of nice walking and biking trails. Eaves, Chris (Feb. 13, 2019). Frozen Forest along the Fox. [Photograph]. Batavia, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 17mm, 1/200 sec., f9.0 at ISO50
I consider March still a part of winter in Chicago. Here’s a photo from last month after another lovely “wintery mix” storm dropped freezing rain and snow on us. Eaves, Chris (Feb. 13, 2018). Winter on the Fox River [Photograph]. Batavia, Illinois. Shot on a […]
Today’s post is a bridge between two series — the final from a walkabout in sub-zero weather and the first in a small bridge series that kicks off in a couple days. One advantage of shooting in bitterly cold weather is that most people are inside staying warm, so you can get some nice, vacant shots (if that’s your thing).
- Eaves, Chris (Jan. 26, 2019). No Fishing [Photograph]. Algonquin, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 70mm, 1/400 sec., f5, ISO50
The strength of the goose’s wings is in full display here as it launches itself into the air. The other honkers would shortly follow suit. Eaves, Chris (Jan. 26, 2019). Fly you fools! [Photograph]. Algonquin, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 300mm, 1/400 sec., f5.6, ISO50. […]
Before the bottom dropped out and the Arctic cold settled over the Midwest, I grabbed the camera and went for a stroll in the relative warmth of 3°F weather. And that brought me, yet again, to the Fox River, this time over in Algonquin, Illinois.
- Eaves, Chris (Jan. 26, 2019). Wait up! [Photograph]. Algonquin, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 70mm, 1/400 sec., f5, ISO50.
This smokestack on the Fox River hints at the decades of industry and prosperity the Fox River brought to the entire Fox Valley region. Eaves, Chris (Sept. 7, 2015). Fox Stack [Photograph]. West Dundee, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 50mm, 1/125 sec., f18, […]
A view from the middle of the Fox River, taken on a waterproof disposable camera that was then left in the glove box of my car for several years before being processed.
- Eaves, Chris (~October 2007). The Fox [Photograph]. West Dundee, Illinois. Shot on a Fujifilm disposable camera at 400 ISO