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: Oak Ridge Forest Preserve
The weather has been a little crummy lately, keeping me from capturing magical light in the pre-dawn hour. I decided to head out to a forest preserve that I haven’t been to in quite some time. It was damp and … Continue reading
I see these white wildflowers occasionally during the summer. I have yet to take the time to identify them. Sometimes I like to just look at the flowers and not take up a lot of time searching to find their … Continue reading
Thought I would drop in long enough to leave this photograph before work. The black-eyed susans have started to bloom. Enjoy!
I believe that this is a female American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla). I’m not 100% sure, it looks like it may be a juvenile. It’s still a little fuzzy. I finally had a beautiful weekend off of work and had some … Continue reading
This photograph of a dried milkweed plant reminds me of the movie Little Shop of Horrors. “Feed Me!!” Enjoy!
These geese seem to have called “Dibs” on this location. I had walked out closer to the river’s edge to get a better look at something in the opposite direction. I didn’t see these two at first. After a couple … Continue reading
This is one of my favorite photos from my wanderings this past Saturday. It was a foggy day but it was rather warm for December in northern Illinois. I think it is obvious why I called the image intruders. Enjoy!
I took this image of red and yellow oak leaves last month at the beginning of the autumn color change. I don’t think that it is fair that these beautiful colors last such a short amount of time. It’s seems … Continue reading
Today I’m working on some of the photographs I’ve taken so far this fall season. I thought I would share some of them and also let you all know that I will be participating in Blogging 201 starting tomorrow. I … Continue reading