Tag: Rick Lobes

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 »

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 »

Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction Project works Around the Clock - Photos

Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction - Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow, March 6, 2013
Wells Street Bridge Project Works Around the Clock Mayor Rahm Emanuel has issued marching orders to finish the project in just nine days.  Engineer Johnny Morcos bridge project manager for the Chicago Department of Transportation stated, he loves the challenge of overseeing the Wells Street Bridge replacement. Half of the 91-year-old bridge will be replaced in just nine days.... Read more »

Andersonville Demolition Reveals Circa 1907

Andersonville Demolition Reveals - Chicago Daily News negatives collection,  DN-0074273. Courtesy of Chicago History Museum.
When an old abandoned auto shop was torn down on Clark Street in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, a piece of  history was revealed. Located at 5438 N Clark, this Coca Cola sign has been hidden for a very long time. The building located at 5438 North Clark Street was reportedly built in 1913, the advertisement used on the building was widely... 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 »

Christmas Holiday Windows on State Street: A Chicago Tradition

Locate on the 7th floor of  Macy's on State Street, The Walnut Room Christmas Tree.The Walnut Room is 17,000 square feet and seats approximately 600 guests at one time.
Christmas Holiday window displays on State Street have been a Chicago tradition since the early 1870’s. It started with the former Marshall Fields and Company flagship Building location on State Street in The Loop of downtown Chicago. It was officially renamed Macy’s on State Street on September 9, 2006. This tradition traces back to the early days of Marshall Field’s. Founded in 1852... 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 »

Mardi Gras in Wrigleyville? TBOX

Worlds Largest Pub Crawl in Wrigleyville took place Saturday 12/09/2012 40+ Bars, 22,000+ people
Crowds, Costumes, Cereal and Cocktails = TBOX What’s billed as one of the largest and most spectacular events of its kind in the world took place Saturday December 8th 2012 in Chicago. It was “Festa’s 17th Annual Twelve Bars of Christmas” a annual event which is held the Second Saturday in December in the Wrigleyville... Read more »