… idea why it was so foggy yesterday … 2nd day in a row! I was downtown most of the afternoon attending a rally. On the bus, going home, the fog started to thicken (it was already foggy in the morning when I left) – so I started to take pictures while on the bus [...]
The day after the blizzard, as soon as the snow stopped, people flocked to the beach to take pictures of the eerie landscape.
… give or take a few millennia. Surreptitiously photographing at the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago. Photography was not permitted in this part of the museum, yet I saw this lady photographing some of the artefacts very closely. I wasn’t able to resist photographing her with my iPhone. Other parts of the [...]
New Year’s Eve Party into the New Year. Taking pictures for posterity before the guests departed. It was a somber celebration as the mistress of the house passed away a month ago. The party was basically a toast for her.
A boy and his Camera Phone at the Columbus Day Parade, mid October 2010. This is the float of Phil Stefani’s restaurants, one of which,
The Trump International Hotel and Tower is one of Chicago’s latest landmarks and adds a beautiful balance to Chicago’s skyline. This skyscraper, built right on the bank of the Chicago River is a mixed residential and hotel building. The hotel has been chosen by Conde Naste as the best hotel in North America. Everytime I [...]
Photographing and then showing to everyone how great the photographs are (chimping) … Taken with my iPhone using the Hipstamatic app which simulates plastic toy cameras of our childhood.
Tourists taking pictures of the Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico; taken with my iPhone
Had an opportunity yesterday to assist photographing an event at the Trump Tower and International Hotel. The photo shoot was on the 16th floor terrace overlooking Chicago River and surroundings. These photos were taken with my iPhone
It’s been long since we’ve eaten at our favorite Chinese Dive – Hon Kee – on Argyle St. Since it was Father’s Day, there were a lot of people celebrating … and taking pictures. Good for me! Chinese Broccoli in Oyster Sauce
All my bags are packed, I am ready to go, I am standing here … but I need to take more photographs of this fabulous city!
He just couldn’t resist photographing the beautiful tulips close up … he even climbed up the flower box! Seen from the bus the other day.
Sports photography, you think?
Before the screening of the new HBO documentary, Studs Terkel: Listening to America. Post screening discussion with the director Eric Simonson and Chicago Tribune Columnist, Rick Kogan Dan Terkel, son of the late great Studs Terkel (middle)
At the concert of the all-female American band, Bangles … they were very popular in the 1980s with songs like Manic Monday, Walk Like an Egyptian etc. These pictures were taken with my iPhone. I was fortunate to be right there near the stage.
The 37th holding of Derby Day … and I wasn’t the only one taking pictures. All taken with my iPhone.
At the Chicago Picasso … photo shoot while sliding on the sculpture. The photographer is crouching near the foot of the sculpture on the left. I missed when the photographer himself was taking a photo while he was on the slide. More here taken with my iPhone and the Hipstamatic app
He was waiting at the corner for, I think, the ‘L’ (elevated train) to pass overhead, so he could take a shot. He had two cameras with him. I very well know the feeling … as I was waiting for him to raise any of his camera to take his shot … but …
They were taking pictures of window displays of stores on the famous State St. in Chicago
No wonder everyone’s out!
Eyes wide open – exhibit now ongoing at Columbia College Chicago Wabash building (623 S. Wabash, Quincy Wong Center) to show the human costs of war. The boots represent the number of Iraqi war dead (American soldiers). In 2004 when this traveling exhibit was first unveiled by the Chicago Office of the American Friends Service [...]
Corner Congress Parkway and S. Michigan Ave. There is a fair amount of foot traffic here and for some reason, many people stop and take pictures. It’s near my bus stop so whenever I’m there waiting for my bus going home, I am always on the look out for photographers photographing. Taken with my iPhone [...]
We were at brunch for Ron’s birthday (I had to go even if I was feeling under the weather) when the family next to us suddenly posed for pictures/videos that they said were going to be posted on YouTube. Good for me. Building a birthday bagel The masterpiece All taken with my iPhone.
There were no more lines at the Apple store but the inside was packed with people checking out the iPad some of whom were posing with their boxes. I wasn’t able to take pictures of them, but I think this photographer with a high end DSLR camera suffices. I got mine delivered, it arrived on [...]