Jellies at the Shedd Aquarium

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  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…

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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…

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Top 14 Weather Photos of 2014

Lightning

For the past few years, I’ve been posting a ‘top 10’ list of my storm photos form the previous 12 months. Usually, all of them come from spring and summer, but there was such a wide variety of amazing weather…

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I met a kid named Mo

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As you can probably tell, I prefer to stay behind the camera , but in this post, I’m actually in front of it. Long story short, a few weeks ago I hung out with Mo David, a talented young filmmaker, so…

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Flying over the Wrigley Renovations

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For the Chicago Cubs it’s literally a rebuilding season. Despite being a fan all my life, I’m sad to say I have very few photographs of Wrigley ‘the way it was’. Now, my goal is to capture ‘how it will…

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Saturn Rise

Saturn Rise

I had the pleasure of seeing an early screening of ‘Interstellar’ and was absolutely blown away! During one scene (no spoilers, don’t worry) when Saturn is beautifully depicted on the giant IMAX screen in all of its glory, I remembered…

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Open House Chicago 2014

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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,…

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Out Of Chicago Conference – Lightning Resources

White lightning

Thanks for attending my presentation at the Out Of Chicago Conference on photographing storms & lightning! Below I’ve listed links and resources related to my talk: Online Lightning Tutorial  https://www.nickulivieriphotography.com/blog/lightning/ Radar Links COD NexRAD RadarScope Lightning Detectors http://www.lightningmaps.org/realtime Twitter List…

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