Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

Jellies at the Shedd Aquarium

Blue Blubber Jelly - (1/125, f/4, ISO 1600, 66mm)

  UPDATE (12/11/14): On January 4, 2015 the Jellies exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium will be CLOSING! So if you still haven’t seen this exhibit, I highly recommend you visit soon soon.  Last night I had the pleasure of visiting the Shedd with some talented Instagrammers to take some final shots. Below, I’ve added some new photos…read more

The Power of the #Hashtag: Instagram, Part 2

Hashtags Everywhere

Hashtags are everywhere these days, and no where are they more important than on Instagram. Adding hashtags to your post is the best way to make sure new ‘grammers find your photos when they’re searching hashtags on Instagram. In my second Instagram installment over on the Out Of Chicago blog, I cover a bunch of topics ranging…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

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

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