Posts Tagged ‘chitecture’

Chitecture Worldwide InstaMeet 11

This weekend marked Instagram’s Worldwide InstaMeet 11. To celebrate the occasion, the guys who run my favorite Chicago-themed Instagram community, @Chitecture, organized a pretty epic event to kick off the #WWIM11 weekend. In partnership with Choose Chicago, they got 350 photographers up to 360 Chicago (the observatory at the Hancock) to catch sunrise. Despite some clouds on…read more

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

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

Living it up in Trump Tower

I’ve always been fascinated with Trump Tower. The 1,389 foot, all-concrete building was the first skyscraper construction project to awaken the inner architect in me. Since I couldn’t build them, understanding how they’re built has gave me a greater appreciation when photographing them. Watching the foundation get anchored to the earth, the climbing formwork lumbering…read more