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

chicago theater

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

alexander calder flamingo,

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

cta, L

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

calder flamingo

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 […]

Private Workshop Recap (September)

spertus institute of jewish studies, kruek + sexton

The last few months have been busy with private workshops. Not sure how this is happening, but I’ll take it! Always nice to spend a few hours one-on-one with someone and learn what they most love about photography and see their take on architecture photography after just a few tips 🙂 About a week ago […]

Private Workshop Recap: Chicago

540 west madison, bank of america building

In early June I spent a couple days teaching a one-on-one workshop to a woman from Pennsylvania. We had a lot of great locations planned, mostly outdoor, but we had some pretty rainy starts to both days. That didn’t deter us, we just adjusted the start of each day. On day one we started at […]