Student Images – 2023 Chicago Workshop

Time for the student images from the recent Chicago workshop! Always a favorite post to share. So fun seeing the different interpretations made of the locations we visited together. Sandi Spaulding This was Sandi’s first workshop with me, so nice to have her explore Chicago and capture some unique takes on the Chicago Cultural Center, […]

Private Photowalk – Northwestern University, September 2022

Northwestern University Library, Evanston, architect - Walter Netsch

It’s always fun to explore outside of the downtown Chicago area on private photowalks for a change of scenery. Last week I spent half a day at the Northwestern University campus with a lovely lady from Philly 🙂 We explored the newish buildings right along the lakefront + the fantastic brutalist library on campus. First […]

Student Images from the October 2021 Chicago Workshop

Time for a look at some of the student’s work from the October Chicago Workshop! Libby Sutton First up, Libby Sutton who joined us from Milwaukee for her first workshop with me 🙂 She had some great abstracts of Burberry (using ICM) and the BP Bridge. Plus, a detailed cityscape of the Loop and ‘L’ […]

Private Workshop – The Loop, Lakeshore East

olafur eliasson, atmospheric wave wall, willis tower

It’s been a summer of private workshops, which are always a great time! This time, it was with a wife/husband duo and we spent a day in the sweltering heat we’ve been having checking out a bunch of Loop and Lakeshore East locations. First up, Calatrava’s Constellation. I’ve been here a lot lately and I’m […]

Chicago Workshop 2018 Recap

lincoln park pavilion, studio gang architects

For the second year in a row, we held our Chicago workshop in October. Our weather was quite chilly and pretty gloomy but that didn’t stop us from getting great photos. Sometimes overcast days work better for certain subjects, I’ll be sure to point out where 🙂 This year we started with a Friday morning […]

Architecture of the Chicago Botanic Gardens

chicago botanic gardens, chicago architecture

A few months ago the Chicago Botanic Gardens reached out to me about teaching a workshop about architecture. At first I was unsure this could work given it’s in the suburbs, away from the obvious architecture of downtown Chicago, and I wasn’t that familiar with the architecture of the gardens. We met to do a […]