Shooting with Sean Parker

Scoping out shots from Marina City

I’ve been following Sean Parker on a slew of social media channels for some time. He’s a talented astrophotographer and time-lapser, among other things,  so when I saw he was coming to Chicago, my interest was piqued. In an Instagram…

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#TakingOverChooseChicago

TakingOverChooseChicago

I’ve got a pretty fun announcement for those of you that use Instagram: All of this week I’ll be taking over Choose Chicago’s Instagram account! They’ll still be periodically sharing the photos you tag to #MyChicagoPix, but I will be posting…

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#CloudCity

CloudCity

From time to time I like to have a little fun and create some surreal composites with my photos, and yesterday was one of those instances. With the current weather pattern in Chicago, low-level clouds and fog have been beautifully…

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Chitecture’s WWIM9 @ Montrose Beach

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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…

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Adler Planetarium: Destination Solar System

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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…

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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…

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Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Bear Hugs at United Center

This past Saturday I donated a canvas gallery wrap to the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation‘s annual Bear Tie Ball. I was really happy to learn the winning bidder paid $550 for it, but was even more shocked when I learned that Bear Necessities…

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Chiberia 2014 – The Polar Vortex Experience

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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…

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Kick converging parallels to the curb

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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…

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My Etsy store is now open!

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I finally did it! I’ve opened an Etsy online marketplace where you can browse and buy some of my featured photographs.  Some are framed, a few are large scale canvas gallery wraps, and there is even a limited edition 2014 Desktop…

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