2018 South Michigan Avenue Interiors Photowalk Recap

Last November, we hosted our second photowalk around South Michigan Avenue, so it’s time for a recap! We had decided to focus on interior locations, which was good since winter came to Chicago early! There are a lot of great indoor locations around South Michigan Avenue if you know where to find them! We started […]

Details, Details – Cultural Center

The Cultural Center was another stop for the Intro to Architecture Series class I taught at Chicago Photography Classes last month. I’ve photographed most of my class locations many times, which can make it challenging to come up with something new. As I’ve mentioned in other posts related to this class, I find it far […]

Intro to Architecture Series, Class 4 – Cultural Center

Week 4 of my Intro to Architecture Series class had us going to the Cultural Center. On this outing I focused on centered shots of the south staircase.  This is such a beautiful space with so many options. If you missed this session, registration is now open for the spring session. All the details here!

Intro to Architecture Composition, Class 2 Recap

Week 2 of the Intro to Architecture Composition class at Chicago Photography Classes began with a share/critique of the previous week’s assignment on Isolation. Followed by me editing a couple images of my own for the class. Then we went over the new assignment, which was symmetry. A harder concept to perfect than most think. […]

New Images – Cloudscrapers

Tuesday I had the opportunity to do a one-on-one photowalk with a woman that wanted a little guidance on some technical aspects, as well as compositional elements, of architectural photography. We had such a great couple of hours together and I think we both learned a few things! One of the benefits of teaching…it never […]

Out of Chicago Photography Conference 2015 Recap

james r. thompson center

What a spectacular conference Out of Chicago Photography held again this year. I’m quite honored to have been invited back to not only teach two one hour sessions and lead a photowalk, where I shared tips on fine art architectural photography, but I had so much fun teaching an all-day workshop covering the same topic. […]

Greet a Chicagoan…pick 18 of our 52 adventures in Chicago!

palmer house hilton

Who knew there was a Chicago Greeter Program! This really is a good find…it’s free, it can be planned in advance (if you’re a visiting guest to Chicago) or better yet, you can just drop in last minute for a tour of our amazing city through the Instagreeter program! There are various neighborhoods within the […]