posted: 1/28/2011 12:01 AM
Daily Herald photo contest finalists
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The effects of neon lights in motion is captured with a camera's slow shutter speed.
Sharon Swing of Bartlett
An ice covered flower suffers through a cold winter recently in Barrington Hills.
Bianca Adams of Barrington
Two Nepalese boys play with their kites in a slum in Katmandu, Nepal last November 2010.
Lauren Lykke of Barrington Hills
Sunrise reflects off a small lake in Upper Penninsula, Michigan.
Eileen M. Cleaveland of Mundelein
A close-up of a milkweed flower at Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve.
Kelley Dodge of Lindenhurst
A seagull floats overhead in Mackinaw City last summer.
Mark Liddell of Wauconda
This photo was taken in Barrington Hills. I love old barns and fences. My eye was caught while driving by the long shadows on the snow and had to pull over to snap a few pictures.
Ben Kennedy of Fox River Grove
During this last real cold spell, most of us could get into a nice warm place, but not the birds. I like the way this dove fluffs up it's feathers to stay warm.
Bob Williams of Huntley
This photo was taken at a friends bird feeder in Wisconsin. I can't wait for these guys to be back at my feeder in Hampshire.
Milton Hoskins of Hampshire
It's nap time for our dog before winter set in.
Patti Zaputil, from West Chicago
This is a macro photo of frost on a window. I liked how the frost formed feather shapes on the glass.
Angela Cichosz, from Carol Stream
This is a cyclist in the expanse of Snow Canyon, UT. I thought the cyclist helped add perspective, so I hopped into the middle of the road and snapped the photo.
John Maystadt, from Roselle