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Blue Ice Bubbles
An extreme close-up photograph of bubbles frozen in ice at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve.
Spring flow at the Giant's Bathtub in Utica, Illinois' Matthiessen State Park.
The moonlit shores of Lake Michigan photographed at the Openlands Nature Preserve in Fort Sheridan, IL.
Icy Illinois Beach Sunrise
Sunrise above ice formations built up along the shores of Lake Michigan at Illinois Beach State Park, in Zion, IL
DuPage River Ice
Ice clinging to the edge of the DuPage River near dusk within the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL.
LaSalle Canyon Falls
LaSalle Canyon waterfalls with a heavy flow of late-spring water at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, IL.
Matthiessen Cave Cascade Falls
Cascade Falls photographed from a cave at its' base in Matthiessen State Park in Utica, IL.
A Northern Flicker adult visits the nest of its' juvenile offspring for their hourly feeding at the Morton Arboretum.
A serendipitous moment on Lake Marmo at the Morton Arboretum. A leaf from the Freeman Maple along Lake Marmo's shores hangs suspended just above the surface of the water, reflecting its' backlit illuminated colors.
A bullfrog lurks on the water's surface on Lake Marmo at the Morton Arboretum, in Lisle, IL.
A Ruby-throated Hummingbird hovers as it feeds at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL.
Blue Dasher Close-Up
A very close-up of a male Blue Dasher Dragonfly at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve.
A snowy winter reflection deep in Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, along Sawmill Creek in DuPage County.
A trio of juvenile Great Horned Owls at Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva, IL.
American Bald Eagle
A regal American Bald Eagle perched at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, IL, along the Illinois River.
Big Eyed Owlet
A big-eyed Juvenile Great Horned Owlet at Fabian Forest Preserve.
Blue Dasher Dragonfly
A close-up of a Purple Coneflower at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
A Great Egret preens itself while perched along Sterling Pond at the Morton Arboretum, in Lisle, IL.
Frog Eyed #2
A leaf frozen in a dried up creek bed at the Morton Arboretum, in Lisle, IL.
A Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeds at a Red Cardinal Flower at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL.
Illinois Beach Iceberg
Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
Matthiessen State Park
A Monarch Butterfly photographed at Cantigny Gardens in Wheaton, IL.
Morning dew drops suspended like pearls in a spider web at Lincoln Park's South Pond, in Chicago, IL.
Close-up Macro Photograph of a Daisy at Openlands Nature Preserve in Fort Sheridan, IL.
Red Maple Canopy
A canopy of Red Maple Leaves photographed at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL.
Lake Marmo Redbuds
Spring Redbud trees blooming along the shores of Lake Marmo at the Morton Arboretum.
An extreme close-up of a single snowflake.
Swamp Darner Dragonfly
Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL
Swiss Cheese Ice
Dimpled ice stacked up along the shores of Lake Michigan at sunrise at Illinois Beach State Park, in Zion, IL.
Tufted Titmouse in Winter at Starved Rock State Park, in Utica, IL.
A lovely array of Spring Tulips in the early morning light at the Morton Arboretum, in Lisle, IL.
Fresh snowfall coats a one of my favorite trees on the West Side of the Morton Arboretum, in Lisle, IL.
Winter Spruce Plot
Fresh snowfall coats a Spruce Plot on the West Side of the Morton Arboretum, in Lisle, IL.
Yellow Water Lily
Yellow Water Lily photographed at the Chicago Botanic Garden, in Glencoe, IL. If you look closely, you can see an American Hoverfly perched on its' petals.