Blue Angels Fly, TikTok Cat and a panoramic view of the wetlands: IT in photos


ILLINOIS – Take a look at this set of images from all over Illinois. We see plenty of opportunities for readers to get some memorable photography across the state this summer.

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Thomas Allen sent in this photo he took of his daughter’s cat, Monroe James, while on vacation. Allen said to check his TikTok account @thatorangecat for a laugh.

Adina Skwarskifrom Orland Park, took this photo of a cardinal visiting his garden.

Chris Hargreaves took this great panorama of the Gateway Wetlands looking east at Bolingbrook.


Thank you for all the beautiful photos submitted!