posted: 3/14/2014 6:01 AM
Images: Photo Contest Finalists
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Icicles hang from the cliffs on February 3 at the ice caves north of Bayfield, Wis.
Rick Hauser of Hawthorn Woods
Sixteen-month-old Zachary Jackson sits behind the wheel of his grandfather's car trying out his early childhood driving skills last September.
Doris Krandel of Palatine
A camel in Dubai at a camel farm in 2008 during a retirement vacation.
Jeanne Garrett of Arlington Heights
A lone tree in a snow-covered farmer's field last month.
Butch Law of Des Plaines
A coyote finds its way into a Hawthorn Woods yard last week.
Mark Hammerschick of Hawthorn Woods
A giraffe stares back in the Brookfield Zoo Giraffe House in February.
Bev Cherney of Kildeer
This photo was taken in December (between snow storms), right out my window. It is a Red Bellied Woodpecker.
Dawn Tecza of Elgin
I took this photo from my Cancun hotel balcony in early December. The hotel cleaning staff had made these cute birds from wash cloths, I just took them outside for some fresh air.
Jon Lutz of St. Charles
Every summer the Geneva Concours d'Elegance car show displays hundreds of antique, classic and modern automobiles. This elegant car drew my attention, primarily because of the symmetry of its grillwork, lights and bumpers.
Mike Weimer of St. Charles
Think Spring. Photos from this weekend at the Chicago Botanic Garden orchid show.
Maggie Newlin of Naperville
This photo was taken out my back window at dawn. I was looking out while making tea and grabbed my camera to capture it before it got too light.
Jim Esposito of Lombard
I wanted to snap some photos of frozen Lake Michigan before it all melted.
Dori Eldridge of Naperville
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