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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

The Blue Angel high-speed sneak pass

Photographing the Chicago Air & Water Show (2014 edition)

I honestly have never been more excited for the Chicago Air & Water Show! After the military demonstration pulled-out of most air shows in 2013, I decided to take a year off from shooting Chicago’s as well. Up until then I had shot three shows in a row and figured It was a good time for…read more



From time to time I like to have a little fun and create some surreal composites with my photos, and yesterday was one of those instances. With the current weather pattern in Chicago, low-level clouds and fog have been beautifully intermixing with the skyline, but unfortunately, I didn’t have a chance to go out and…read more


Chitecture’s WWIM9 @ Montrose Beach

This weekend was Instagram’s Worldwide Instameet 9 (#WWIM9) and my buddies at @Chitecture organized an amazing meet up at Montrose Beach with 100+ Chicago-area instagrammers (Hats off to you guys). Aside from meeting a bunch of new people, I shot from the Montrose Pier and got a chance to shoot some steel-wool spinning (both of which I’ve…read more