The Rookery

the rookery, burnham & root, frank lloyd wright

One of Chicago’s true gems is the historic Rookery. Designed by Burnham & Root, it was home to their offices and completed in 1888. At 12 stories tall, it’s the oldest highrise still standing in Chicago’s Loop. One of its key features is its glass-covered central light court which was remodeled by Frank Lloyd Wright […]

2018 Out of Chicago Summer Conference Recap

This past June, we both taught at the Out of Chicago Summer Conference. If you don’t know Out of Chicago, we strongly recommend that you check them out, as they put out several conferences throughout the year, and it’s always a great experience! We were both teaching several sessions, from workshops to photowalks, to retouching, to […]

Rookery Staircase

rookery chicago

One of the most exciting photowalks of this year’s Out of Chicago Photo Conference (OOC) was to the Rookery. Notoriously off-limits in terms of photography, at least the beloved staircase. OOC was given permission to lead photowalks in the building, including full access to the staircase! The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation leads tours on weekdays […]

Out of Chicago Photo Conference Recap 2018

pritzker pavilion, frank gehry

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of teaching at the 5th Annual Out of Chicago Photo Conference. I’ve been lucky enough to teach every year the conference has run, it’s always great seeing so many familiar faces and meeting so many new people, both students and instructors. There’s always something new to learn! […]

Out of New York, Part 4 – Workshop

world trade center, nyc

The final round of NYC photos from last month’s Out of New York Photo Conference. I never thought I’d finish…whew! This time the images are from the Sunday workshop Michael Muraz and I led around lower Manhattan. It was a very long day, starting with a 4:30am wake-up call to catch the sunrise in Brooklyn…it […]

Out of New York, Part 3 – East Village Photowalk

101 astor place new york

I’m still working my way through all these NYC photos from last months Out of New York Photo Conference. Post 1 was skylines, post 2 our Midtown Photowalk and this round is our lengthy, but fun, photowalk from the East Village back to Midtown. We started our walk at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. […]

Out of New York Photography Conference – REGISTRATION IS OPEN

out of new york photography conference

Registration for the Out of New York Photo Conference is now open! If you love photography and want to explore the incomparable New York City with some really phenomenal photographers you don’t want to miss this. Just checkout this lineup! There are photographers covering street, architecture, portraits, macro, long exposure and so much more! Plus, […]