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Chicago New Year 2021 A compilation of four years past Fireworks on The River Walk

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Greetings, normally I would have been standing at The Chicago River Walk filming for the New Year fireworks. Unfortunately due to the current situation that did not happen for 2020. However I decided to put together a compilation of the past four years filming the fireworks from different angles. I have provided a link so... Read more »

Chicago New Year 2020 Fireworks on Michigan Ave.

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Chicago celebrates and rings in 2020 with a huge display of fireworks on Michigan Ave. and several other locations. A big turn out this year, even with the late winter cold coming in. Many spectators braved the elements to see the display of fireworks on the River Walk. I chose the same location as last... Read more »

Time lapse footage of the storm rolling thru the Chicago Skyline near North Ave. Beach

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In this video is a short time lapse of the storm coming thru the skyline near North Ave. Beach. Captured with Canon camera and the stock lens 18-75, set at f3.5 ISO 400. Two second interval speed with the Satechi Intervalometer and remote set to infinity for a duration of forty minutes. Over three hundred... Read more »
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Chicago Blues Fest 2019 Bobby Rush, Jimmy Johnson and Mzz Reese performing

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Chicago Blues Fest 2019 36th annual Day 1 featuring performances by Bobby Rush, Jimmy Johnson and Mzz Reese. Captured with Sony A6300 and Canon 24mm lens, Tamron 300mm. Chicago Blues Fest officially kicked off. The 36th annual, day one. Once again at Millennium Park and featuring many groups and performers. You can watch music from... Read more »

Chicago Blues Fest 2019 Day one FULL walk thru and photography

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Chicago Blues Fest officially kicked off on Friday June 7 2019. The 36th annual, day one. Once again at Millennium Park and featuring many groups and performers. This is a full walk thru video of my experience there with commentary. There was music on several stages which included The Crossroads Stage, Front Porch Stage, Rosa’s Lounge Booth,... Read more »

Chicago Blues Fest 2019 36th Annual June 7 Day 1

Chicago Blues Fest 2019 36th Annual June 7 Day 1
Chicago Blues Fest has officially kicked off. Once again at Millennium Park and featuring many groups and performers. You can watch music from several stages which include The Crossroads Stage, Front Porch Stage, Rosa’s Lounge Booth, Park Grill Stage, Jay Pritzker Pavilion and Juke Joint Stage. This gallery features a few acts of the performers including headliner... Read more »
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The Fireworks on Michigan Ave. Happy New Year 2019

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There’s no better way to ring in the New Year like witnessing the incredible fireworks on the Riverwalk. The turn out for this event was much bigger this time. I went out last year in five degree weather with high winds and last night was a big difference. There was bit of rain that eventually tapered... Read more »

New Years Celebration at Chicago's Navy Pier

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Chicagoans celebrating the New Year at Navy Pier. This footage is taken four seconds before midnight and highlights a few of the fireworks from Lake Michigan. Thousands of people with their phones, cameras and selfie sticks as far as the eye can see. I was in the middle of the whole thing attempting to capture... Read more »

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 »
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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 »