Take a ride in the DIRECTV Blimp

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Since I first tweeted about it, everyone has been asking: “How did you get to ride on the DIRECTV Blimp??” Here’s the story behind it, and a ton of photos. Last summer, I saw the DIRECTV Blimp circling around the South Side of…

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On Location: Harborside International Golf Course

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When it comes to photography, lighting is everything, but in the case of my latest project for KemperSports and Harborside International Golf Center, atmosphere was everything. The Project Harborside International Golf Center’s clubhouse is located precisely 13.12 miles south-southwest from the intersection of…

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#ChicagoLandmarks – The Chicago River at dusk

A Shoreline cruise from the Western shoreline

I took advantage of the beautiful spring weather (which has been quite elusive this season) on Wednesday night to gather photos for my #ChicagoLandmarks photo mosaic project. My first stop was the Western side of the Chicago Riverwalk behind 333…

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Utilize Google Earth for better cityscape photographs


Lighting is everything in photography, and when your photographing landscapes or cityscapes you’re at the mercy of the sun. The sun’s angle and position in the sky is one of the greatest factors when planning an architectural photoshoot, or simply…

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#ChicagoLandmarks Photomosaic Project

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Back in the spring of 2011, I found myself wondering what to do with all of my photos of Chicago. Soon after, I created the #ChicagoLandmarks photo mosaic project (see original post here) as a way of assembling all of my…

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#ChicagoLandmarks – The Chicago River

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 Nick Ulivieri | 3.4.13 Along the banks and flood plains of natural rivers, lush ecosystems flourish with wildlife and vegetation. Chicago is no different, except that we’ve traded the mid-western forests and grasslands for a man-made jungle of concrete, steel,…

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Enjoy Illinois Mile Marker Program

Enjoy Illionis Mile Markers

Nick Ulivieri | 12.13.12 I’m excited to announce the I’ve been chosen as an Illinois Office of Tourism travel ambassador for their new program – “Mile Markers”!  Amy Larrick will be joining me and we’ll travel to various spots around Illinois blogging…

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