Chicago 2024 Workshop Recap

harper center, university of chicago, rafael vinoly

It’s been a month and I’ve finally managed to finish the edits from the Chicago Workshop, woohoo! As always, I had a fantastic group and we saw a lot of great architecture. This year, we had 4 days (instead of the usual 3) to explore my hometown. With that additional day we had many hours […]

Student Images – 2024 Chicago Workshop

Another great workshop group joined me in Chicago recently. This time, for 4 days exploring my hometown. Of course, they created some incredible shots. Here’s a look at what a few of the attendees created. Lois Galluzzo This was Lois’s second workshop with me. Of course, happy to have her back and love the shots […]

Chicago 2023 Workshop Recap

chicago theater, icm

Time for a look at some of the locations we shot during the Chicago workshop a few weeks ago! Always fun showing peope around my hometown. This year, I had a great group with everyone from out of town, mostly east coast and west coast and one from Indiana. We had, mostly, great weather. Friday […]

Student Images – 2022 Chicago Workshop

Another great Chicago workshop is in the books. Another fantastic group joined me for 3 days exploring the city. Let’s take a look at some of their shots from the weekend. Celine Hartwig Celine joined us from Iowa and is sharing shots of a couple of Chicago’s best staircases (The Rookery & The Art Institute) […]

Chicago Workshop Recap 2022

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We had a beautiful weekend for the Chicago workshop this year! And, a great group, of course. They traveled from near (Chicago area, Wisconsin, Michigan) and far (NYC, Iowa, San Fran area, Seattle area) to be here. A big thank you to all of them! I’m definitely lucky with such wonderful people signing up for […]

Chicago Workshop Recap – October 2021

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This is the first time I’ve ever done two Chicago workshops in one year. With covid still being such an issue, I decided to stick close to home + someone who couldn’t make this October session planned to do a private session with the exact same itinerary in August so we opened it up to […]

Chicago Workshop Recap, August 2021

john hancock builidng, som, skimore owings and merrill

So happy to say in-person workshops are back! Given the uncertainty around a number of things, I decided to stick with Chicago for 2021. Initially, opening registration for October but then adding an August date as well. So, here we are with a recap. Settle in, we had 3 very full days exploring so much […]

Private Workshop – River North, The Loop, Lakeshore East

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It’s been a busy few weeks with private workshops. This time I spent a few hours with a father/son duo. We spent our time exploring some urban views from parking garages to a mix of modern and historic architecture. The first stop was the Kinzie & Wells parking garage for some elevated views of the […]

CPC Abstract Architecture Workshop Recap, Winter 2018

Last December I was back at Chicago Photography Classes to teach a 2-day workshop on abstract architecture photography. I had a small group of students but we had a great time together. We started off with a presentation on composition followed by a few hours photographing downtown. Our first stop was the atrium at the […]

Chicago Botanic Garden Workshop Recap – Day 3

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A couple days ago I shared the workshop days which took place at the Botanic Gardens. Today I’ll share images from our “Field Trip” day downtown. We started at a favorite building – Aqua. Mid-range shots to details, you can’t go wrong focusing on the buildings curves. A short walk away is the BP Bridge […]