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 […]

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 […]

Private Photowalk – Chicago, May 2022

calder flamingo, mies van der rohe

The first private photowalk of the season. It’s kind of feeling like spring…kind of. The forecast was looking promising but we had chilly temps and gray skies. Still, we had a great time and got some great shots all over the Loop. We started with something bright and cheerful, Calatrava’s Constellation sculpture at River Point […]

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 […]

Chicago Private Workshop Recap – late May

May was the start of 1on1 workshops for the year. Just before Memorial Day weekend I spent a full day with someone visiting from London. His first time in Chicago so he wanted to check out as much as possible during our time together. We covered a lot of ground, walking about 9 miles and […]

Chicago Private Workshop Recap, early May

wrigley building, trump tower chicago, mies van der rohe

The season for one-on-one workshops is back! These are always fun, usually a bit of a slower pace and we get to just the spots that are most important to the participant. Early May I had a 2-day workshop with a woman from Long Island. We started our day at Navy Pier working our way […]

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 […]