This photo was taken in Half Day Forest Preserve in Lake County IL in October 2011. In the early 1960s, these acres were some of the first acquired by the Lake County Forest Preserves. This preserve was named for Chief Half Day of the Potowatomi.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon 70-200 F2.8L
Manfrotto 055MF4 Tripod, 488RC2 ball head