Monday, June 23, 2008

Des Plaines River

The Scenic beauty of Des Plaines River Rd is unpredictable... it changes with the season and rainstorm weather making it dramatically different from one state to another… we just need to let our imagination flow and tools that'll make it closer to visualize it....

migh not have done the job upto its optimum here.. but try to experience with the Color Efex Pr 3.0 software


Thursday, June 12, 2008

Sorry for the lapse in posting...

I could come up with some excuse like..."the weather was horrible" or "my dog ate my camera," but in all actuality I just didn't feel like picking up a camera... I work at a camera shop so when I come home the last thing I wanna do is shoot... It's sad really. It makes me think of my friend who loved fish tanks... He had all kinds of fish, both fresh & salt water. He loved it so much, he started his own business taking care of other peoples fish tanks. He no longer owns a tank of his own.

On to the photo... This is Papa Nicholas' Cafe on Milwaukee Ave , just past Montrose Ave. Monika & I pulled up to grab a nice iced coffee on this very humid day and I just loved the lines of the building against the chairs & railing.

Friday, June 6, 2008


Another experience from our visit to Brookfield Zoo. Orangutans are one of the most endangered species in the world with a wild population of less than 7,000. Their native home is Sumatra - Indonesia (the sixth largest island in the world).

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

My favorite Meercat

IMG_6449, originally uploaded by focusedlight77.

I love these little guys. I just started watching Meercat Manor on TV & I can't get enough of 'em! If you haven't seen the show you HAVE to check it out...It's on Animal Planet.

Monday, June 2, 2008

I wish I would of shot this with a Macro Monday!

IMG_6179, originally uploaded by focusedlight77.

Monika & I took a trip to Brookfield Zoo on Sunday. Thier butterfly exhibit had nothing on the Butterflies @ the Peggy Norderbart, but was still cool to get in some shots. Times like these are really when you need a good AF Macro, becasue MF will just not cut it (Don't worry babe...I'm not buying another lens.)