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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 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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »