Waiting for my ride home on Metra's double decker to go for a long Labor Day weekend. If only would the doors finally open...
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.
Necessity is a mother of invention, so if you are trying to learn portraiture and are short on models, that's where your own kids come in handy.
Although I'm in no way a fan of all day meetings, having a chance to go to our conference center at the top deck to attend such events has its perks. Even if the best camera you have on you is a cheap Droid phone.
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 →
There is room in the universe for you to dream bigger. Go ahead, blow God's mind... ~Matt Kahn