Cuttlefish photography … They are one of the most fascinating creatures under the sea. They mate face to face … . Taken at the Mote Marine Lab in Sarasota, FL.
Spent half the afternoon photographing plants and flowers at the Garfield Park Conservatory on Earth Day. Turns out, I wasn’t the only one celebrating Earth Day to be one with the flora of the world.
I saw them at the Garfield Park Conservatory taking pictures of the pond yesterday. As a tribute to Earth Day, I thought I would take photos of nature, albeit, inside a conservatory yesterday. It was raining cats and dogs, so I went inside. At anyrate, I thought they were a father and son team. But, [...]
Unions showing their muscle in the solidarity march and rally last April 9. The way I understood it, the march(es) came from several points (I photographed the one originating from the Hyatt Regency) then gathered at Daley Plaza for the rally. It was a huge event – I spent more than 8 gigs of memory [...]
… 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 [...]
A friend and I went around the northside of Chicago, without anything in mind except to take photos. He just bought a brand new Nikon D3100 and wanted to test it out. We ended up in Montrose Point where there were other photographers who probably had the same idea as we did. One of the [...]
Several hundreds of Chicagoans/Illinoisians gathered at the Thompson Center on Saturday, Feb. 26 to stand in solidarity with the people of Wisconsin. For weeks, union members and supporters have held a constant vigil in the Wisconsin state capitol protesting a union-busting budget bill that threatens the collective bargaining rights of public employees. Across the nation, [...]
I met up with members of three groups: Chicago Flickr Meet Up Club, Chicagoland and Northeastern Illinois Photo Meet Up Group and the Chicago Photo Shop Forum Group – all represented by the photographers above (L-R – Tim, Rollie and Matt). Argyle St., New Chinatown, Chicago in Uptown, Feb. 5, 2011. Fun times!
… 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 [...]
Still at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL Shark biology is one of the fields of research that the Mote Lab is doing. In 1991, Mote’s Center for Shark Research was designated by the U.S. Congress as a national center for shark research. The Center is dedicated to the scientific study of elasmobranchs ‚Äî [...]
It’s a mob mentality … as soon as someone starts to take pictures, others around him/her would also take out their cameras and shoot. And that’s including me, of course. Taken at the Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico.
Tourists taking pictures of the Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico; taken with my iPhone
Chimping at the great hall of the Modern Wing of the Art Institute. The Modern Wing provides a new home for the museum‚Äôs collection of 20th- and 21st-century art. A decade in the making, this 264,000 square-foot building makes the Art Institute the second largest art museum in the United States. More Information.
At the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL
Spent half a day yesterday taking photographs of fall flowers at the Chicago Botanic Garden. I of course, also took pictures of people taking pictures. Here are some photos taken during the walk.
Our second day in Minneapolis, I spent the early evening walking with my photo buddy, Jill S. who moved from Chicago. She picked me up from my hotel, and off we went photo walking along the Mississippi River. We witnessed a wedding photo shoot on the bridge across the Mississippi … well, it actually was [...]
The Full Moon Jam is held during the full moon at Chicago’s lakefront. Various fire twirlers, fire jugglers, fire blowers, fire eaters and drummers attend this incredible street performances.
A fan taking a picture of former Chicago Blackhawk defenseman, Brent Sopel, holding the Stanley Cup at Chicago’s 41st Annual Pride Parade, June 27, 2010. The Blackhawks organization flew the Stanley Cup back from Los Angeles. They accepted an invitation from the Chicago Gay Hockey Association to be part of the city’s Gay Pride Parade. [...]
Movement that started in Florida to advocate for stoppage of off-shore drilling and use of clean energy. For more information about Hands Across The Sand, please go to their website. More pictures at Chicago Photography Examiner.
My friend, Rolly, in action during our photowalk on Michigan Ave. last Thursday. The tulips are in full bloom … the city is alive!
Gorgeous day yesterday … 82 degrees F. Everybody was out … including this group of exchange students from Hongkong (Hi Anthony and the rest of the group!) who were having fun at the Crown Fountain. They had a tripod and a timer but had difficulty in syching their jump with the shutter … so we [...]
I guess this sign really generates interest … on Chicago Ave. near Rush St. in Chicago. Actually this was taken during the 2nd Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk with walk leader, Dan Ablan.
Something’s going on! A street corner full of photographers! What a concept! Actually this was taken during the 2nd Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk with walk leader, Dan Ablan.
By using a low aperture number (f/4.8 for these ones), you can selectively focus on different elements of your photographs (top = foreground is focused; bottom = background is focused). Actually this was taken during the 2nd Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk with walk leader, Dan Ablan. At the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk Chicago (Michigan [...]