A tree and its shadow along the banks of the Fox River. Eaves, Chris (Feb. 20, 2021). Branching Out [Photograph]. Carpentersville, Illinois. Shot on Canon 6D at 16mm, 1/1000 sec., f8 at ISO100 with a polarizing filter.
One final photo from my short trip last month along the Fox River, which empties into the Illinois River. Here we see river ice as it landed on the bank with this awesome vertical-lift bridge for rail traffic in the background.
- Eaves, Chris (Feb. 13, 2019). Rails across the Illinois [Photograph]. Ottawa, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 19mm, 0.8 sec., f10, ISO 50 with a 2.1 ND filter.
Frozen fields, snow on the roofs, barren trees. I love scenes like this one. A keen eye might say that I’m over-processing the photograph, but the white glow on the trees isn’t from post-processing, it’s from the ice storm the night before. The trees all […]
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 Canon 6D at 29mm, 1/125 sec., f6.3 at ISO50
Another photo from that cold January day before the Arctic blast fully hit us. The ice started forming around the pylon for the pedestrian bridge over the Fox River. The full-color version of this photo is nearly black & white already, with the only colors being the distractions of a weed (cropped out) and the rust-color of the ironwork. The overcast sky really made for dark water.
- Eaves, Chris (Jan. 26, 2019). Pylon [Photograph]. Algonquin, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 6D at 70mm, 1/400 sec., f5, ISO 50.
I love a good-old-fashioned red barn on a snowy day. Nearby there are nearly 400 acres of horse pastures and trails that are soon to become part of the Cook County Forest Preserve system. Eaves, Chris (Jan. 26, 2019). Barn in Winter [Photograph]. Barrington Hills, Illinois. Shot […]