A bleak, grey sky and barren trees make this summer hotspot at Montrose Beach seem particularly dismal in the dead of winter. Eaves, Chris (Feb. 6, 2019). The Off Season [Photograph]. Chicago, Illinois. Shot on Canon 6D at 34mm, 1/200 sec., f4.5 at ISO200.
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 […]
I remember this day clearly. I drove in to work despite a huge snowfall happening the night before, and the road conditions were pretty bad. I grabbed my camera, thinking that a lunch-hour stop at the forest preserve may yield a few good shots. Try viewing this on a large monitor for best results.
- Eaves, Chris (Feb. 26, 2008). Winter Bridge [Photograph]. Oak Brook, Illinois. Shot on a Canon XTi at 60mm, 1/4000 sec., f3.2, ISO100
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 on a Canon 6D at 213mm, 1/640 sec., f5.6, ISO50.