Posts Tagged ‘chicago’

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

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

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

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

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

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