Posts tagged "Chicago"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

Cafe Lura Belmont and Milwaukee

Cafe Lura on Belmont and Milwaukee Ave. host a variety of  bands and performers, on August 5 2012 I had the opportunity to go and check out one of these events. A metal night with three bands brought to us by UTTERLY SOMBER and R.I.P. RECORDS. Terminate Chicago based metal/thrash band opened the show playing a... Read more »
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North Ave. Bridge

North Ave. Bridge located near N. Magnolia Ave. and West North Ave. Captured using SONY 10mp camera on a clear night back in February of this year. This was a Sunday night with a very clear sky and little traffic. The bridge is a Hybrid suspension/cable-stayed over the Chicago River. Built in 1877 replaced in... Read more »