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Saint Patrick's Day Chicago 2015 Photogallery

Saint Patrick's Day Chicago 2015 Photogallery
Thousands showed up downtown Chicago for the city’s annual Saint Patrick’s Day festivities. The traditional dyeing of the Chicago River began at 9:15 a.m. Saturday near Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive. The Parade stepped off at 11:50 Saturday from Columbus and Balbo and travelling north to Wacker. Politicians, including Governor Bruce Rauner, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and mayoral... Read more »

Not as cold and frozen Chicago - photo gallery

Not as cold and frozen Chicago - photo gallery
Yes we live in Chicago and yes in the winter, it gets cold! Although winter is not my favorite time of the year photographing Chicago, it can be a good time to collect a few additional images of the city. Last year about this time the term “Chi-beria” was coined by NWS meteorologist Ricky Castro (on... Read more »

David Bowie Is - A must see exhibit at MCA! - photo gallery

David Bowie Is - A must see exhibit at MCA! - photo gallery
David Bowie Is - A must see exhibit at MCA David Bowie Is exhibition — the first retrospective celebrating the music, career, legacy, and style of David Bowie — on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) from September 23, 2014 until January 4, 2015.   Chicago is the only U.S. stop for “David Bowie Is,” bringing together more than 400 objects, most from the David Bowie... Read more »
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Gage Gallery's "Shooting From the Hip" featuring Tribune's Scott Strazzante

Gage Gallery's "Shooting From the Hip" featuring Tribune's Scott Strazzante
Scott Strazzante – Shooting from the Hip – Gage Gallery Opening It was Scott’s night! Gage Gallery opening night of  ”Shooting From the Hip” an exhibit featuring street photography from Scott Strazzante. Some of the work featured in the exhibit is from Scott’s Chicago Tribune blog by the same name: http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/shooting-from-the-hip Scott Strazzante was born and... Read more »

45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade - photo gallery

45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade - photo gallery
45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade Chicago kicked off at noon on June 29, 2014, more than one million turned out to watch and participate. Chicago is well known as a world class parade town and the Pride Parade is one of the best! The parade traveled through the Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods. It started at Broadway and... Read more »

2014 Chicago Blues Festival - photo gallery

Chicago Blues Festival - 2014 | Photography by: Rick Lobes ©2014
31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival – Grant Park It was 3 days of good fun, food and great Blues music along Chicago’s lakefront. It kicked off Friday June 13, 2014 and ended Sunday night in Grant Park. Preforming at this years event was: Friday, June 13 - PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL 6 p.m.                       Carolina Chocolate Drops 7:05... Read more »
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Exposure - Chicago Multiple exposure photography

Exposure - Chicago Multiple exposure photography
Exposure – Chicago Multiple exposure photography Photography was invented around 200 years ago, from that point photographers split in two directions. One group of photographers set out to document the world around them. The other went about creating images that could not be seen with the naked eye. I have the pleasure of enjoying both.... Read more »

Saint Patrick's Day Parade Chicago 2014 photo gallery

Saint Patrick's Day Parade Chicago 2014 photo gallery
Saint Patrick’s Day Chicago 2014 Chicago has a long standing tradition for great  St. Patrick’s Day celebration’s, ever since the very first back in 1843.  Today’s celebration turned out to be a very nice day in Chicago, and Chicagoans make it even better! The Chicago River went green between Columbus and Wacker drives. Then revelers... Read more »

Lego street photography: Chicago style

Lego street photography: Chicago style
As mentioned in a previous post, “Photography is presented to the public in many different art forms”. One art form I did not mention, is called Minifigure Photography. Just the other day, a friend said ”This reminded me of you” and sent me a link of work done by a Minifigure Photographer. The work was of a UK-based photographer named Andrew... Read more »
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Chicagoans in winter - Street Photography photos

Chicagoans in winter - Street Photography photos
Photography is presented to the public in many different art forms. Street Photography is one form that photographers use to express their art. Street photography has been a very popular form of photography for a long time. Whether reflected in photographic journalism, art, portrait photography or just a quick “selfie,” all photography captures a moment... Read more »