Posts Tagged ‘photography’

LondonHouse Views

Night  Day from LondonHouse

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

Photographing the Chicago Air & Water Show (2014 edition)

The Blue Angel high-speed sneak pass

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

Chitecture’s WWIM9 @ Montrose Beach

(5.18.14)-Chitecture@Montrose-15

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

Adler Planetarium: Destination Solar System

Scenes from 'Destination Solar System' - Jupiter

I’m so excited to finally show you some photos from the most out-of-this-world photoshoot I’ve executed to date! The project was for the Adler Planetarium, and the goal was to create captivating images for their upcoming premier show, Destination Solar System. The show, which launches May 16th, will take adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of…read more

Out Of Chicago Conference Announcment

OOC_Blog_Announcment

I have some exciting news – I’ll be a feature presenter  at the inaugural Out Of Chicago Conference this coming June. Over the two day conference, you’ll can choose from six different photo classes taught by 16 amazing photographers, choose from an array of photo walks on Friday and/or Saturday night led by the presenters (me included), and an opening reception…read more

Chiberia 2014 – The Polar Vortex Experience

Effects of the polar vortex. (1.6.14)

The landscape of Chicago was destined to resemble the arctic before the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve. That day began and ended with a rather healthy snowstorm, followed by more of the same on New Year’s Day. By Thursday, January 2nd the city was covered in a dense blanket of snow, but this…read more

Kick converging parallels to the curb

Lightroom Perspective Control - Before/After

In architectural photography, converging parallels, also called “keystoning”, can make buildings appear as if they’re going to topple over – which usually isn’t a good thing if you’re creating commercial photos for a realtor, developer, or construction company. If you’re like me and want to get that “architectural” feel to your photos, read along as…read more