Category: Photos

The Leaves Are Already Peaking at Starved Rock

If you want to see the falls and canyons of Starved Rock draped in the hues of autumn, you’d better get out there soon. Linda Kostler took this photo today, October 15, and submitted it to Tom Skilling’s Chicago Weather Blog.

Photo Contest: Starved Rock Lodge

If you’ve got a great photo from Starved Rock State Park in Ottawa, Illinois, enter it for free in the Starved Rock Lodge’s photo contest, “In Touch With Your Natural Side.” The deadline for the competition isn’t until February 18, 2013, with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place (a $50 gift card, brunch for... Read more »

Photo Contest: Forest Preserve District of Cook County Wants Your Pics

Got any photos of landscapes, flora, fauna, or your idiot friends hanging out at a Cook County Forest Preserve? The FPDCC is hosting their first-ever photo contest, and all you have to do is submit your pics to their Flickr page between now and next Monday, September 10. Make sure your photos are at least... Read more »

Photos of the Week 8.28.12

Looking toward the Japanese Islands from the Waterfall Garden.
The girlfriend and I headed to the Chicago Botanic Garden last weekend. The hiking trail covered in my book circumvents all nine islands, giving you one-of-a-kind views from across the water, but this time we explored the gardens themselves. It’s a magical place.