While most of us will be gladly lurking in the shadows while sweating profusely during a scorching hot Chicago day like this, there are some who would find sitting on a burning bench basking in mid-day sunshine very desirable. Catching an extra boost of vitamin D perhaps? Her iPhone must have been cooking inside from... Continue Reading →

Chicago River Walk is a beautiful trail to visit any time of year, but on a hot steamy 95F degree day like this, descending down to the river and finding a cool place under a tree canopy can be refreshing. Here is an entrance off Wells St.

55 Madison building is having their main lobby redone, so they boarded it all up and covered in interesting banners. Not only is it better than staring at barren plywood, it also makes for a nice subject for a photo shoot.

Living World Series Gentlemen life-size statues by Ju Ming near Trump Tower. Bronze cast plinth.

If you work in The Loop and the mid-day sun is incessantly convincing you that you need to take a breather from the daily grind, there is no better place than the gardens of the Art Institute. Right off of Michigan Avenue, at this place one finds nothing but peace, be it to eat your... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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