posted: 2/11/2011 12:01 AM
Images: Weekly Photo Contest Finalists
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Ice crystals form on a glass door with colors of objects reflected from behind creating a kaleidoscope effect.
Fred Gruber of Streamwood
A black cat looks out the window at the blizzard as it swirled about in Wheeling last Wednesday.
Susie Lee of Wheeling
A squirrel rests on a feeder during a warm day overlooking the lake at Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg last fall.
Joe Petykowski of Palatine
Mandi the cat watches President Barack Obama talking on television during the State of the Union address on January 25th.
Sandra Peistrup of Volo
A surfer rides the waves this past Christmas in Lauderdale by the Sea, FL.
Jim Barnas of Lake Zurich
Allyson Loris and her friends Michelle and Anikago wild jumping on the beds in the clearance department of Macy's in downtown Chicago over Christmas break.
Sharon Loris of Fox Lake
This little Junco looks to be straining into the wind during one of our many winter time snow storms.
Bob Williams of Huntley
I took this picture of Wilson Hall at Fermilab just as the February blizzard was winding up on Tuesday the 1st. The snow was just beginning to fall and the wind just beginning to howl.
Tom Nicol of Geneva
This photo is of my son Joey Notarnicola. He was caught in mid air jumping into a snow pile from the Blizzard of 2011.
Lisa Notarnicola of Algonquin
This is Bernie, our backyard squirrel, who enjoys apples, peanuts, and torturing and teasing my dogs. She thinks she's tough.
Elizabeth Jones of Glen Ellyn
I took this picture while attending my brother's college water ski tournament in Bloomington. It was delayed due to fog, which provided the opportunity for this photo.
Kelly Stelzer of Wheaton
This is a neighbor girl digging down to our mailbox from atop a snowdrift.
Bill Wiedel of Glendale Heights