The Fall Spectrum

The Fall Spectrum

The colors of fall were spectacular in Chicago this year. So much so, that Amy and I spent a few hours gathering all the leaves we could, in every shade we could find in order to do document the extreme variance…

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Chicagohenge – an equinox sunset.

Chicagohenge on the Autumnal Equinox

Twice a year, during the autumnal and vernal equinoxes, the sun puts on a spectacular show as it rises and sets amidst the soaring skyscrapers of Chicago’s east/west streets. I tried to capture this image during the previous two equinoxes…

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Over Gotham

Gotham city

Last night was a wonderful night to shoot from one of my favorite spots – high above the city firmly planted on a rooftop. Through a client contact I was able to gain access to the roof of a 22-story…

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Top 10 Storm shots from 2013

62713 Harborside Storm LO 6

Well, the storm season in Chicago is coming to an end. As of September 1, meteorological summer is over. Despite the inconsistent storm activity this year, there were a few beautifully photogenic storms that I had the opportunity to photograph…

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Inside the Doane Observatory

Amy stares at the sun in Adler039s Doane Observatory

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I love  science, space, and technology – so when I saw the “barn doors” of the Doane Observatory wide-open from the bike path, I was giddy. At that moment, I remembered…

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Labor Day Weekend storms

9113 Lightning interlaced mammatus clouds

It’s been pretty dry around here for the better part of a month, but the late season storms experienced put on quite a show, and gave the area it’s much needed rain. On Friday evening (top row) the area was…

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Photographing the Chicago Air & Water Show

Loop de loop ove North Avenue Beach

I was honored to get an invite from Chris at ‘Out of Chicago‘ to detail my tips and tricks for photographing my favorite event of the year – The Chicago Air and Water Show, going down this August 17-18 at…

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Cruising Lake Michigan

Sunshine on a cloudy day 8211 A 2 frame panorama

Two things I haven’t done in a long time; Gone out on Lake Michigan and posting a photo on my blog just for fun. So often I spend hours putting together elaborate blog posts that aim to teach or showcase…

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