Category Archive: Chicago

A cold reality

All doubt of winter’s arrival vanished today as the sharp cold sub-20° F air  swept through the Chicago streets downtown.   Despite this, Chicagoans—being no strangers to such conditions—were out in full force… Continue reading

Beat it

It is often wise to pack up one’s photo gear only well after leaving the scene of a shoot, as one never knows when a decisive moment will present itself.  I have had… Continue reading

This is madness! No, this is BLACK FRIDAY!

Last night, I documented the crowds lining up in front of retail stores downtown as the holiday tradition of Black Friday officially spilled over to Thanksgiving Thursday.  (See here.)  Despite mountains of work… Continue reading

Rule-breaking, menorahs, and Charlie Brown

I broke one of my own photographic rules tonight.  When I began doing street photography, I formulated a set of rules to follow, one of which is to not photographic the homeless out… Continue reading

Remember Remember Chicago in November

Earlier this month, I began a small project of documenting autumn around the city, in particular from various viewpoints and locations.  At least I attempted to, anyways, as I eventually got caught up… Continue reading

Midnight hunting

Originally, I had planned on spending this weekend at home, resting and working at my leisure on my couch.  It has been a particularly long and wearing week—or rather several weeks—with inundating and… Continue reading