Tag: photography

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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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.

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »