Posts Tagged ‘chicago’

#360WinterSolstice: Sunrise & Sunset from the 360 Chicago Observatory

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I’ve been lucky to work with 360 Chicago on many occasions this past year, but our winter solstice event, #360WinterSolstice, was definitely memorable. To celebrate the official start of winter (i.e. the shortest day of the year) we teamed-up to host a day-long Instameet. Photographers who were lucky enough to score a ticket had access to the observatory all…read more

LondonHouse Views

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When I travel, one of my top priorities is to find a hotel with a photogenic view. Anytime I can get a room on an upper floor with a great cityscape, I’m a happy traveler. So when Curio – A Collection by Hilton contacted me about a complimentary staycation at their newest property, LondonHouse Chicago, I turned into a happy staycationer. Truth…read more

A New Ferris Wheel Rises at Navy Pier

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I’ve documented many construction sites over the years, but heelatching Navy Pier’s new Ferris wheel rise has been one of the most unique and exciting experiences. In this blog post, I detail some of the technical aspects of building the new Ferris wheel, and will update you with periodic photo updates of project milestones and…read more

Behind the Scenes – Chi-Town Rising

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Amy and I had a pretty crazy New Year’s. Just a few days before the festivities, Hyatt reached out to me to see if I was interested in partnering with them to capture images in and around Chicago’s inaugural New Year’s Eve celebration; Chi-Town Rising. Of course, I couldn’t resist this project. I was planning…read more

Open House Chicago 2015

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Open House Chicago is one of my favorite weekends of the year. The Chicago Architectural Foundation does a wonderful job convincing 200+ sites all over  Chicago to open their doors to the public. Venues include churches, skyscrapers, theaters, concrete plants, architecture firms, historic houses – the list goes on and on. Anyway, Amy and I were only able to go out on…read more