Category Archives: Deer Run Forest Preserve

River Bend

I think that I’m addicted to black and white images. I saw this river bend in tones of light and dark. Once again I have a busy week covering for vacationing bosses. I have also decided to include the color … Continue reading

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Symbiont

Something about the way the light was touching this plant that is growing out of the side of a long ago fallen tree trunk (thus the name Symbiont) caught my eye last weekend. It didn’t quite translate to the camera … Continue reading

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Horse Nettle

These berries may look familiar. This is the third photograph that I have used featuring them. That being said I thought that it was time that I did some research into what the berries were. They do look similar to … Continue reading

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Oxeye Daisy

This is a photograph of a Oxeye Daisy taken at Deer Run Forest Preserve.  I’ve been without a vehicle the last few days and I came across this photo that I had previously not shown. Enjoy!

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Sunset in June

This is a photograph of a sunset that I had taken back in June. Why June you ask? Well this weekend my wife and I had plans to go into Chicago and spend a couple of days wandering around the … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Susan in Black and White

This photograph of a Black-eyed Susan is my entry for week 22 of Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole and Laura Macky. I chose this shot because the background was almost 100% black upon converting to black and white. … Continue reading

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A Peek at the Bog

This is a photograph that I took from a distance. The light from this small section of bog was like a beacon of light in the densely wooded area of the park that I was in. I couldn’t make my … Continue reading

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Wooden Bridge

This is a photograph of an old wooden bridge that crosses one of the wildlife habitats at the Deer Run Forest Preserve. In this image I tried to minimize the amount of wires shown in the upper portion of the … Continue reading

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Flowers of Deer Run

I have decided to show a gallery of photographs that I took last week at Deer Run Forest Preserve. I took well over 300 photographs that day and it has taken me some time to go through them all. As … Continue reading

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Take My Picture!

This photograph of a man on a horse was taken last week at Deer Run Forest Preserve. I have given it the title “Take My Picture” because that is indeed what he happily shouted as he and his family approached. … Continue reading

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