Blue Blubber Jelly - (1/125, f/4, ISO 1600, 66mm)

Jellies at the Shedd Aquarium

  UPDATE (12/11/14): On January 4, 2015 the Jellies exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium will be CLOSING! So if you still haven’t seen this exhibit, I highly recommend you visit soon soon.  Last night I had the pleasure of visiting the Shedd with some talented Instagrammers to take some final shots. Below, I’ve added some new photos…read more

Hashtags Everywhere

The Power of the #Hashtag: Instagram, Part 2

Hashtags are everywhere these days, and no where are they more important than on Instagram. Adding hashtags to your post is the best way to make sure new ‘grammers find your photos when they’re searching hashtags on Instagram. In my second Instagram installment over on the Out Of Chicago blog, I cover a bunch of topics ranging…read more

(10.18.14)-Open House Chicago-WEB-54

Open House Chicago 2014

I’ve been so busy editing photos from this weekend’s Open House Chicago, that I handed over my blog to Amy; my wife, assistant, and adventure buddy to recap out explorations… Open House Chicago, expertly coordinated by the Chicago Architectural Foundation, is an opportunity for the public to receive behind-the-scenes access to some of Chicago’s most…read more


Social Media Week: Instagram Insider Masterclass

I’m super excited to announce that I’ll be a participating speaker for the Social Media Week Masterclass; ‘Instgram Insider: Strategies & Secrets from Chicago’s Top Instagram Talent’. On Tuesday, September 23, some instafamous Instagrammers (@JasonMPetrerson, @DannyMota, and @BrandonExplores) and I will be talking about our experiences with Instagram, discussing shooting and editing strategies, and how the app has…read more