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Some days are better than others and some days are bad enough to make you see everything in such a negative light that even the existence of naive beauty won't enter your perception. Such as these grey, anonymous, tired buildings on a gloomy day while you're standing across the street inside one of them staring... Continue Reading →

One hot early summer day this was. Back in early June I popped my head out for a lunch break and headed to the Lake. I caught a glimpse of not so well known view of Chicago's skyline. Beautiful bright blue sky. In this instance, it's in infrared, so the blue naturally turned out very... Continue Reading →

This one of my first attempts at an infrared with decent bright sunshine, which is actually worth publishing and not something you file under that notoriously known "well that didn't work as intended" category. While driving home from work one afternoon an idea struck, so I swung by a forest preserve near our house. The... Continue Reading →

A monochrome of inner courtyard of the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago on Michigan Ave, just across from John Hancock Center (360 Chicago). This place is quiet, with minimal foot traffic, and with clear sky provides interesting lighting no matter what time of day you visit, especially the peristyle facing Michigan Ave is really nice... Continue Reading →

This photo was snapped with my Nokia 6 and it's camera app set to advanced mode. I was just getting ready to catch my train to work one morning and the sunlight contrast was too hard to ignore. Few finishing touches in Luminar made it even better.

The iconic Whirlpool building with its clock tower sits right on the river, off LaSalle St. If you take the River Walk, you can't miss its distinct red bricks.

St. Peter's Church on Madison St, just west of Clark St in Chicago. Tiny sliver of sunlight pushes through the alley across the street and shows up only for about 15 minutes, just before 1 o'clock. If you are into street photography and like low-key or high contrast monochrome and are in (or heading to)... Continue Reading →

A guy grabbing a quick cig & cell break in an alley during lunch time. The fellow opposite of him was fast asleep, looking like he was a regular at this dingy place. ¬†Alleyways of old downtown Chicago buildings are fascinating in many ways. This particular one is Calhoun Pl, looking down from Dearborn St.... Continue Reading →

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