Category: photography

Common Controversy?

Common performing
Here are some photographs I took for Common and his Common Ground Foundation last month.

Photographing the Chicago River Dyeing

Last Saturday, I photographed the Chicago River Dyeing, for a client. I was given all access to the Michigan Avenue bridge tower, which enabled me to capture some unique angles. Here is a sampling of the craziness…Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Photographing Chicago Mayor Elect, Rahm Emanuel

Photographing Chicago Mayor Elect, Rahm Emanuel
Here is a photograph I took of Rahm, while he stopped by the Illinois Restaurant Association annual meeting Monday night. This moment occurred in less than one second, you just have to be fast to catch the slightest movement. Enjoy! Photograph Copyright Jeff Schear 2011 All Rights Reserved Like what you see? Keep up to... Read more »
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Comment and win a $100 canvas print from the photo ninja

You call the shots! I’ll be in Jamaica next month, comment on this post and tell me what you would want a photograph of for your home or office. If I choose your idea, i’ll shoot it and send you a free canvas framed print. Not bad for 2 seconds worth of effort huh? Let’s... Read more »

Copyright infringement: Using images on blogs without permission

There are an incredible amount of misconceptions out there, concerning the use of images on blogs/websites. This entry will outline some basic information, in order to keep your image use legal and in accordance with international copyright laws… Just because you search for an image on google and it pops up, doesn’t mean you have... Read more »

Chicago Mayor Candidate Del Valle Photograph

I caught with Chicago mayoral candidate De Valle, over the weekend for Chicago Mag. Here is the photograph. De Valle, Copyright Jeff Schear 2011 All Rights Reserved
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Larsa Pippen in Chicago (re-visited)

I wasn’t aware Larsa Pippen was on The Real Housewives of Miami. So here is a revisit of Larsa, trying on some exquisite diamonds on Oak Street, from an event I shot for an incredible jeweler last summer. Photography Copyright Jeff Schear 2010 All Rights Reserved

Photographing Chicago Bears

As a celebrity event/PR photographer, I come across quite a few Chicago Bears. Here is a peek at a few photographs…. Devin Hester, Copyright Jeff Schear 2010 All Rights Reserved Richard Dent, Copyright Jeff Schear 2010 All Rights Reserved Lance Briggs, Copyright Jeff Schear 2010 All Rights Reserved Greg Olsen & Chanel Iman, Copyright Jeff... Read more »

What should I look for in a good wedding photographer?

Question: “So I’m hunting around for a photographer for the wedding…so many to choose from but I wanted to ask your opinion. What things should I look for when interviewing them? Like for instance do you think years of experience matters or what things should I avoid?” Answer: Choosing a wedding photographer can be tough,... Read more »
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2011 is going to be a great year

I enjoy optimism. It’s a past time of mine. So as you glimpse into this edgy photograph of a cocktail being poured, ponder why it’s half full.  Image Copyright Jeff Schear 2010 All Rights Reserved