Tag: Chicago

Inside NFL Draft Town Chicago photo gallery

Inside NFL Draft Town Chicago photo gallery
The NFL Draft is in Chicago! Here are photos of Draft Town and some of the scheduled events for Friday May 1st and Saturday May 2nd. Here are photos of Inside NFL Draft Town Chicago photo gallery  Friday, May 1 4:00PM: Draft Town presented by Oikos Triple Zero Opens 4:00PM-8:00PM: NFL PLAY 60 Public Clinics... 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 »

My trip to the grocery store: Mariano's rooftop view - Photos

Mariano's with a view - Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow, February 21, 2013
 Mariano’s with a view Just a Thursday night trip to the grocery store. A quick stop at the Mariano’s closest to my home to pick up a few things. Since I never know what may catch my eye in this great city of Chicago, I pretty much have a camera with me all of the time.... Read more »

How I Fell into Lake Michigan Taking Sunrise Photos - Photo Gallery

Sunrise Chicago: How I fell in Lake Michigan  — Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow-Another Look at Chicago, Jan. 19, 2013
I fell into Lake Michigan this morning! I was up before the sunrise and thought it would be a good morning to do a photo shoot at the lakefront. Everything was going great, the sunrise was nice and my city backdrop was shining. It was just another beautiful day. As I walked along the lakefront taking... Read more »

City Sleeping: Another WOW Shot! Photo Gallery

City Sleeping.  (R.M. Lobes / January 9, 2013)
Dinner at home and a after work nap, it’s Wednesday night.  I was all set to stay in and relax. I started thinking, it’s pretty nice out so I’ll go down to Vintage for a quick beer. After one I was not on my way back home, I had my camera gear with me so... Read more »

Mayan Apocalypse: Final Day Chicago Photo Gallery

Chicago 12/20/2012
Many media reports and tons of people have been talking about the Mayan Apocalypse. If you are one of the persons that has somehow missed the huge media coverage, briefly this is what I understand about it. According to interpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, the world is supposed to end on Friday December 21, 2012. I... Read more »

Green Bay Packers Chicago Bears Tailgate Photo Gallery

Bear and Packer fans tailgating at the 31st street lot Sunday December 16th 2012
At 7:00 am Sunday morning in a parking lot off of 31st street the games have already begun with the pregame tailgate parties. This is the biggest game of the season for the Chicago Bears and kick off  is only 5 hours away!  Both Bears and Packers fans come together in this very friendly game day... Read more »

How I Dealt with the Newton Tragedy News

More news reports were filling my space, so I moved on.
Yesterday December 14th 2012, an unthinkable event occurred in Newtown, Connecticut. Even though it took place over 850 miles from me, it felt like it was in my own backyard. Up until this point, myself and many others have become “conditioned”, watching daily death and destruction in news reports. I’m normally a “deals with it” type of person. Making... Read more »

Reflections of a City

Reflective image of the Wrigley Building on Michigan Ave. Taken on 12-12-12 at precisely 12:12 pm
12-12-12 12:12 Today is 12-12-12, the last major numerical date using the Gregorian or Christian calendar for almost another century. The next time three numbers will align as they did in 2009, 2010, 2011, occurred on 9-9-09, 10-10-10 and 11-11-11 will be on January 1, 3001, or 1-1-1. This type of repeating-number will be the last of... Read more »

Hitting the Wall on Taylor

Winner of the 2012 Chicago Marathon Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede leading the way at the 18 mile marker.
October 7th 2012 on Taylor Street, thousands of faces filled my lens with many expressions and emotions in this annual running of The Chicago Marathon. The Chicago Marathon has welcomed more than a half million runners across its finish line since the event’s founding in 1977. This year 45,000 runners runners from all 50 states... Read more »