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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 »

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 »

Facebook changes photography viewer: protect your images

Mark Zuckerberg may have (allegedly) stolen the idea for facebook, but you don’t have to let other people steal your images…  (screen capture from Facebook) In addition to the larger image size platform, facebook has introduced an option to click-and-download high resolution images. Though the features will be a boon to many users, privacy is... Read more »

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 »

Pete Wentz & Ashlee Simpson in Chicago for Ciroc NYE 2010

Pete was back in town for Ciroc the New Year @ Hard Rock Hotel.  All Images Copyright Jeff Schear 2011 All Rights Reserved

Chanel Iman & Greg Olsen in Chicago for Victoria's Secret (PINK)

Today, I photographed Chanel Iman & Greg Olsen for Getty Images @ the Victoria Secret PINK event… These images can be licensed for use through Getty Images. All Images Copyright Jeff Schear 2010 All Rights Reserved.

Adriana Lima in Schaumburg for Victoria's Secret

“SCHAUMBURG, IL – DECEMBER 08: Adriana Lima promotes the $2-million Fantasy bra at Victoria’s Secret, Woodfield Mall on December 8, 2010 “ I photographed Adriana Lima for Getty Images on Wednesday. Incredibly nice woman! Here are some of my photographs (watermarked of course, i’m running a business people). If you would like to license them for... Read more »