Posts in category "Night photography"

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 »

First shooting of 2013- Wacker Dr. and State St.

Now that all the festivities are over the big city relaxes as it seeps into the cold weather. To me its the perfect opportunity for night photos. Some of the lights are still up around the water-walk. I am always amazed at how somber things appear, just a few days ago there were tons of... Read more »

Kinzie and Canal St. Night experience

There is no shortage of great photos in this city of ours. On a spur of the moment shoot I decided to take a detour from my destination. It was very late, 1 am to be exact but that didn’t matter, it was a very clear night and perfect to capture some of the ambiance.... Read more »
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Foster Ave. Time-lapse at night time

Capturing all the elements of night photography includes time-lapse sequence. Time-lapse is a series of photos set at 1 t0 2 second intervals to create a scene of motion with photos. It can be done with any camera with manual settings, dslr cameras work best. Doing time-lapse at night requires lots of practice as I... Read more »

My date with Sandy at Montrose Pier

My date with Sandy at Montrose Pier
October 29 2012 While New York residents were getting hit with the super storm Sandy I was out filming and capturing time-lapse photos at Lake Michigan. The video is really noisy due to the high winds and hard to make out the details. I included my stills in a time-lapse mode so you can enjoy... Read more »

Night shots of Sandy's effects on Montrose Pier

Montrose Pier 10-29-12
On October 29 2012 super storm Sandy was hitting the east coast. I traveled to Montrose pier to see what effects it was having on Lake Michigan. I got very close. The waves were very high. I shot a video but the wind was so strong it was difficult to speak and sand was getting... Read more »
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Robinson Family Ghost - Video evidence

Robinson Family Ghost - Video evidence

Haunted Forest in Norridge, IL

Robinson Family Burial grounds
A mini documentary on the Robinson Family burial grounds. Many people have reported on strange activity at this location (East River Rd. and W. Lawrence ave.) This short segment is an investigation to see if i could capture any activity. The beginning is a brief summary follow by on field footage plus photo analysis at... Read more »

Chicago River walk by night

All photos by Frank G. All rights reserved
Chicagoans are very familiar with the Riverwalk and if you are not, you are missing out on lots of great scenery of the windy city. Since I travel by train, I get there by walking from the Blue Line Clark and Lake stop. I walk towards Dearborn St. and go north for one block. During... Read more »
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Cobra Lounge - Western and Ashland Ave.

Cobra Lounge is located on 235 N. Ashland Ave. Host to many events, covering many genres of music on.  August 12 2012 bands Earthen -Winterhymn -Anticosm - Empyreus  - Veneficum took to the stage. Opening the evening was Venificum, although without a drummer they put on a killer set. Very intense atmosphere and incredible stage presence. Up next... Read more »