Live music performances at Slippery Slope

Live music performances at Slippery Slope
Slippery Slope is one of several bars in the Logan Square area that host live music performances. On this evening, January 20, 2019, they featured three bands; Rosaries (Chicago Metal), Atomic Love (Hard Rock) and Los Black Dogs (Hard Rock and Roll). This was my first time attending the location. Great atmosphere and particularly good... Read more »

How to film in cold weather at night

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How to film in cold weather at night. Here are three tips that will help you in very cold conditions. A few days ago, I went out in the elements. Five degree weather and windy conditions. These are a few of the things I learned from my experience. Number one, you must bring extra batteries.... Read more »

Model photography on the streets of Chicago

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Journey with me on location with model Arelys. This photo session takes place downtown Chicago. Filmed with Yi Xiaomi action camera mounted on Sony A6300. The majority of the photographs included here are with the Sony, Voigtlander lens, Tamron 300mm and Canon 24mm at the very end. Arelys is also the vocalist for the black... Read more »
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My favorite night photographs from New Years Eve on Michigan Ave.

My favorite night photographs from New Years Eve on Michigan Ave.
Something that has become a tradition for me now is to photograph the moments leading up to the New Year. As I sit here two weeks into 2019 and look over the pictures from New Years Eve I am struck at just how fast the year goes. If some of you follow my post you... Read more »

The Fireworks on Michigan Ave. Happy New Year 2019

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There’s no better way to ring in the New Year like witnessing the incredible fireworks on the Riverwalk. The turn out for this event was much bigger this time. I went out last year in five degree weather with high winds and last night was a big difference. There was bit of rain that eventually tapered... Read more »

Chicago Happy New Year 2018 view of Fireworks from Michigan Ave.

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Chicago celebrates with fireworks happy New Year 2018. Spectators on Michigan Ave in frigid temperatures ring in the New Year Chicago style. Journey with me downtown to the big party. This footage is the full documentation of my trip on December 31 2017. See the people walking to the fireworks display, couples, families, kids, teenagers,... Read more »
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The 606 Bloomingdale Trail and Helios lens.

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Ride with me to The 606 Bloomingdale trail. Starting on the Milwaukee Ave., entrance near Damen blue line stop. The video footage is taken with the YI Xiaomi camera with a wide angle setting and YI color profile set to normal. The photos are taken with Panasonic GH2 and adapted Helios 44m prime lens.

Halloween Attraction at Fantasy Costumes

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Take a tour inside Fantasy Costumes on Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL. If you are looking for a unique costume, chances are you are going to find it at this store. In this video we will take tour inside and check out some of the latest items people are shopping for this coming Halloween. Follow me... Read more »

New Years Celebration at Chicago's Navy Pier

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Chicagoans celebrating the New Year at Navy Pier. This footage is taken four seconds before midnight and highlights a few of the fireworks from Lake Michigan. Thousands of people with their phones, cameras and selfie sticks as far as the eye can see. I was in the middle of the whole thing attempting to capture... Read more »
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Winter storm hits Chicago

Winter storm hits Chicago
The first winter storm of December 2016 arrived in the city early Sunday morning and continued until roughly 6pm. Here is a collection of photographs from around the downtown area as the snow came down.