After many attempts with timers, I finally picked up a shot that had lightning strikes across the skyline before a storm. It’s only one exposure, at 2 seconds.
The sun shines through the trees and highlights the fall leaves and headstones at Graceland Cemetery, a very serene location for a Sunday afternoon walk in the fall.
This picture was taken from a low angle using a polarized filter on a wide-angle lens, in order to capture the detail of the flowers along with a beautiful sunburst.
It was a beautiful day in Chicago to explore Osaka Garden. Perfect sunlight, reflections, and warm weather.
The clouds and sunset were perfect tonight, despite the chill and strong winds.
The edge of Hurricane Sandy produced some high winds in Chicago, making waves crash onto the lakefront path.
The sun shines through beautiful autumn colors of red and green.
Flowers in a large flower pot in front of a house decorated with lights show the season’s colors.
A garden statue in Oz Park, Chicago.
I’ve passed by this Convent several times, and have always been impressed with the beauty of the grounds. I came here in the evening and asked if I could walk around and snap a few pictures. They were very kind and offered me to explore as I wished.