About James KeeganI am a photographer based in Northern Illinois, that specializes in nature, landscape and portraiture. This blog is a look at my journey into photography.
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Category Archives: Kishwuakee River Forest Preserve
Although it is a little cold now, it has been a pretty mild winter. I was quite surprised to see ice this thick along the river’s edge this past weekend.Enjoy!
This weekend I had some time to get out and take some photos for the first time in a while. I plan on making an effort to post on a more regular basis starting today. I also ordered some lights … Continue reading
As one mallard takes off to fly down the river another dives for food. Have a great day!
Today I have 2 more photographs of the ducks and geese moving. In the first photo two mallards can be seen flying away. The shot would have been better if they had chosen to fly towards me. The second image … Continue reading
It is still very cold here in the Midwest. It was a whopping 3 degrees the day I took this photograph of some Mallards floating with some Canada Geese. I knew that these birds would be at this location and … Continue reading
First Let me point out that there are 5 photographs in this post. As I mentioned yesterday it turns out that there are three Bald Eagles living in the Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve that is not far from my house. … Continue reading
I had a great outing yesterday. It began with having an extra day off of work. Even though it was very cold yet again, the sun was out and there were some interesting clouds in the sky. When I told … Continue reading
I thought I would show how the Ice Dam from Saturday’s image was formed. This is more for the folks that live in warmer climates and don’t get to see ice often. It starts with bits of ice floating down … Continue reading
It is very cold and windy today, roughly 10F/-12C with a windchill of around -19F/-28C. I was taking my son to his friend’s house and the sun was out, so I figured what the heck. I bundled up and grabbed … Continue reading