Photo Blog | Hanging above the BNSF tracks

Desolate 8211 Blizzard 2011

Nick Ulivieri | April 28, 2011 My balcony hangs over the BNSF tracks…literally.  If I jumped from the railing I could probably land top of a locomotive or boxcar.  I haven’t tried it yet, but if I ever need to…

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Photo Blog | Surf & Turf in Puerto Vallarta

Splashed pebbles

Nick Ulivieri | April 12, 2011 -Click to enlarge-   This past March, my girlfriend and I took a much needed vacation to Puerto Vallarta.  We stayed at the Garza Blanca Resort which is about 20 minutes south of the…

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Photo Blog | The Hunt

Bosco sprinting through the brush

Nick Ulivieri | April 11, 2011 -click to enlarge-    My father has been a hunter for as long as I can remember and my younger brother has been going with him for a long time too.  For me, I…

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Lightning Photography | A Tutorial and Gallery

Lighting storm   360 Chicago

Nick Ulivieri | April 4, 2011 (UPDATED April, 2020) Lightning is an “atmospheric discharge of electricity accompanied by thunder… A leader of a bolt of lightning can travel at speeds of 22,000 mph, and can reach temperatures approaching 54,000 °F ” From: Wikipedia. The rest…

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Photo Blog | Polar Plunge 2011 @ North Avenue Beach

Team Italian Stallions  Polar Plunge 10

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being the official “unofficial” photographer for the Phil Stefani Siganature Restaurants Polar Plunge team;  The Italian Satllions.   It was my first time checking out the event despite the fact its been held at…

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Photo Blog | Dick Butkus Fight Night

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I was looking back at some old pictures and stumbled across an event I shot last October; The Dick Butkus Charity Fight Night.  In addition to photographing the event attendees, and Chicago sports celebrities having a good time, I also…

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Photo Blog | Chicago in November

Beautiful day on the river

After finishing up a some client work in the city last week, I decided to enjoy the unseasonably warm November weather on Michigan Avenue. Here are some of my favorite shots.

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“Carving” the Stanley Cup-O-Lantern

Dual lighting

Happy belated Halloween! This is the third year in a row I’ve carved a pumpkin as a “grown-up”, and I absolutely love the challenge. Prior to 2008, I can’t remember the last time I took a knife to the gourd-like…

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