110 North Wacker Drive | Final Photography

110 N Wacker  Goettsch Partners  Nick Ulivieri Photography

In August and November of 2021, I undertook one of my biggest projects to date; photographing the (then) recently completed 110 North Wacker Drive for the architect, developer and a host of other project stakeholders. Before we jump into the…

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2022 Desktop Calendar

2022 Desktop Calendar  Nick Ulivieri Photography

It’s that time of the year again! Here’s a rundown of all the photos in my 2022 desktop calendar. All taken within the 2021 calendar year, I might add! Don’t need to go any further? Order your calendar today. ___________________ JANUARY:…

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The lake was angry that day, my friends

Waves explode along Chicago8217s seawall near 31st Street beach

Mother Nature and Lake Michigan put on an extraordinary performance Monday. While high wind and waves were well forecasted, I didn’t expect the ferocity I found when I arrived at the beach. But Let’s back up for a sec and…

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300 N Michigan Avenue Rendering

300 N Michigan Rendering  Courtesy of Sterling Bay and Binyan Studios

This past summer, I worked on a pretty cool rendering project. My friends at Sterling Bay and Binyan Studios tasked me with photographing the retail elevation of 300 N Michigan Avenue; a bKL Architecture LLC designed mixed-use tower. The 47-story glassy skyscraper topped off at…

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One Chicago: A birds-eye view

An image of the One Chicago development blending sunset with blue hour

Scheduling sunset-to-blue hour shoots are always challenging; especially when you require special access. But on Friday night the weather cooperated and I was able to capture some dynamic images of the One Chicago development with the help of my friends…

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What Camera Should I Get?

What Camera Should I Get

The question I get most often – particularly from budding photographers looking to step-up from their smartphone is, “what camera should I get?” And sometimes I just want to answer with, “whatever you want,” because the full answer is too…

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2021 Desktop Calendar

2021 Desktop Calendar

2020 was a year, huh? I’m sure we’re all ready to turn the page in hopes of a better and brighter 2021. Typically I’d say these desktop calendars are perfect for your office, but you know what, they’re even better…

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Fireworks over Pilsen from Lacuna Lofts

July 4th over Pilsen from Lacuna Lofts

I’ve watched the neighborhood fireworks over Pilsen on July 4th from my balcony close to a dozen times now. But this year I wanted a change of perspective. Instead of looking south into Pilsen, I wanted to look north over…

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The Ghostbusters Terrarium

The Ghostbusters Terrarium

I haven’t done a just-for-fun, non-architecture photography project in quite a while. But that streak ended recently. I should back-up and say that I was (am?) a huge Ghostbusters fan. Here’s a good story. I split my head open while…

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