Underground Lounge near Wrigley Field

Underground Lounge near Wrigley Field
There is no shortage of venues for live entertainment in Chicago. On any giving evening you are bound to find some place hosting live bands. If you follow heavy metal music, then you might be interested in checking out a little known place for extreme music fans. Conveniently called Underground Lounge and located in the... Read more »

Photography at night, in the rain.

Photography at night, in the rain.
Welcome to night photography session for December, 13, 2015. On this evening I walked through the rain on Clark Street and on the River Walk. I forgot to bring my tripod and my camera ended up getting soaked, but I still managed to capture a few interesting shots. As I crossed the street I snapped... Read more »

Damen and California Blue line Night Photos

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Night Photography session from November 30 2015. Pictures taken from the CTA blue line platform at Damen and California. Camera used is Canon 60d with 18-55mm lens. HDR , -2,0,+2 exposures. Shutter 1/60-8″-25″. Note to any photographer who want to film or take pictures on train platforms in Chicago you need to get permission first... Read more »
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Night photography near State St. and Michigan Ave.

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Night photos from Downtown Chicago. Here are some of the best shots from my small journey last night in the big city, Chicago. Exploring HDR in the night time realms which is something completely new to me. The camera I am using is Canon 60d. Settings for most of these shots were ISO 100, shutter... Read more »

Artists gathering on Block37

Artists gathering on Block37
Echoes of Chicago celebrates Chicago’s 178th birthday by showcasing 70 plus artist, photographers, performers and musicians, all in one place, Block37 on Dearborn across the street from Macy’s. A gathering of local artist featuring over 237 pieces of arts and craft all about our great city.

Planetarium to Northerly Island in one minute

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One of my favorite types of photography is time-lapse. Time-lapse photography is basically taking a sequence of shots capturing subtle movement then processing the shots in a video format at a faster speed. I began trying this method in early 2012 and the results were not what I had expected and I slowly lost my... Read more »
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The Windy City - Sunset and night photos May 2013

The Windy City - Sunset and night photos May 2013
Most people visiting Chicago take great pictures during day light, but if you want to add character and a dramatic feel to your shots the sunset and night time is when you want to snap your shots. Problem is that in general, novice camera users do not know how to do it. Their pictures come... Read more »

Junked cars turned into great art!

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At the far end of Northerly Island -Daphne garden, you will find three sculptures made from old junked cars, Cadillac parts to be exact. Dessa Kirk created the beautiful ladies that stand over eight feet tall. Very photogenic no matter what time of year. I previously captured them in the summer time. My recent trip... Read more »

Art in the snow

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Walk along Lakeshore Dr. during the winter and you will find some interesting pieces of Art. This is my journey to Northerly Island. Freezing temperatures and windy conditions keep most people away but if you are brave enough you can see some really amazing sites. Winter has a way of shaping the city landscape and... Read more »
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Chicago Harbor Lighthouse and Navy Pier

Chicago Harbor Lighthouse and Navy Pier
Icy conditions, fog and cold temperatures are all part of living in the windy city. While doing research on lighthouses I came across one that was easy for me to get to and although its not accessible to the public, I realized I could easily take shots of it with my long zoom lens from... Read more »