Posts tagged "Chicago"

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.

Cubs Win - The people at Wrigley Field

Cubs Win - The people at Wrigley Field
Wrigley Field was completely energetic last night. Here is a collection of photographs I was able to capture around the 7th inning. Many spectators filled the streets along with police and the intensity build as they headed further in Wrigley Field. The excitement can be seen in people’s faces.

Cubs Win World Series fans climb lightpost

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Cubs Win World Series. The feeling in the streets of Chicago tonight is electric. I made it to the middle of Clark and Addison around the 7th inning. People showing much enthusiasm. These fans started climbing the light post, I had to leave before it got completely out of hand. They won just as I made... Read more »
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Cubs vs Indians game 3. My view from the red line.

Cubs vs Indians game 3. My view from the red line.
Cubs fans gather for game 3, Cubs vs Indians. I never made it down to the streets, but I did manage to snap a few pictures from the train stations. The Jackson Red line stop, with many folks piling into the train and a couple of photos from the top of Addison Red line stop.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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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 »