On the way to work. Likely heading into a crappy work day, but at least was greeted by welcoming late summer sun. I see that the spider, which used to live on the "no parking" pole, is no longer there. Probably taken out by the heavy storm we had a couple days before this shot... Continue Reading →
Stop! No Entry! Let the legs proceed... This was me testing the GR shortly after getting the camera delivered from B&H and goofing around with presets. It did not take me long to fall in love with it's High Contrast B&W preset, me and dozens of other YouTube reviewers. The preset does justice to its... Continue Reading →
#SeeingRedSeries standing on Wacker Dr looking south down Wells St. and into the sun. I've taken similar pictures at this spot using regular camera, but here in infrared, the light reflections on each of the rivets of the "L" bridge are really prominent. You couldn't get this from a regular camera. That and the radiance... Continue Reading →
#SeeingRedSeries Chicago Theater. This thing has been snapped countless times and is notoriously known, be it for its iconic banner, or the traditional awning. Made me wonder how it would look when shot in infrared where all colors would melt away and only the shape remained. It gives things a whole different spin, but the... Continue Reading →
It's almost 3 PM and a worker from the Blommer Chocolate Factory is heading home, lighting up along the way. This factory has quite an interesting side facing South, which provides a perfect backdrop for street shooting, typical Great Depression-era weathered brick. Excellent spot from Kinzie St. The only downside I see is that if... Continue Reading →
Construction crew from one of the high rise buildings being erected on the south edge of Chicago's River North neighborhood are heading home from their day shift. Winter mid-day sun on Orleans street throws some great light spots in the middle of all the shadows.
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 →