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 [...]
One can be stylish and still be progressive .
… copied all over the world. Photos courtesy of my townmate, Facebook friend and terrific photographer Ninster Iguis Asayas. He is a graphic artist based in Manila.
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!
Last January 31, the Governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn, signed the historic bill granting rights to domestic partners (both same sex and opposite sex couples), the same rights as married couples in the State of Illinois.
Chicago is awash with excitement for the Bears v Packers game today … Go Bears!
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,
I didn’t go to the 10/10/10 (Taiwan Independence) celebrations in Chinatown this year. It must have been a spectacular event as triple ten is considered to be very auspicious in numerology. These were taken 5 years ago. Oh well.
Today at the Columbus Day Parade at Grant Park in Chicago. Jesse White is Illinois’ Secretary of State.
Photographers and spectators just before the finish line at today’s Chicago Marathon The eventual winner in the men’s division, just about a few seconds going into the finish line.
A Filipino student from General Santos City was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Chicago Journalists Association. This was the first time the CJA awarded the scholarship to somebody from outside the city, indeed, outside the US. The awardee is Julia Mae P. Reblando, the daughter of slain Filipino journalist (Manila Bulletin and former AP [...]
Waiting for the competition to start, Ho-Chunk Nation Memorial Day powwow in Black River Falls, Wisconsin
The crowd at Chicago’s Air and Water Show last week-end. There are at least two uncommon photographers in the crowd. Here are more pictures from the air show –
Volunteer photographer at yesterday’s Rubber Ducky Race on the Chicago River for the benefit of SO ILL – Special Olympics Illinois. A few seconds after the first duck was dropped into the water. Early leader At the height of the race On their way to the finish line. The finish line The winner!!! The Rubber [...]
Photographers taking pictures of the flash mob that was staged at the Bean today. Not much participants (I was one of them), the organizers were expecting over 100 mobbers but there were less than thirty who showed up. But we had fun. And people clapped. Unfortunately, since I was frozen, I had not much mobility [...]
Some of Chicago area police officers on the GOAL (Gay Officers Action League) float at the Chicago Pride Parade yesterday.
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.
At the Chicago Blackhawks victory parade and rally yesterday … they are the newly minted Stanley Cup champions.
A small protest group against BP’s handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A photographer set up under the trees as it was raining. The group at The Bean
This week is the 7th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. As usual, there was a protest rally and march in downtown Chicago. And as usual, there were many photographers to document the event. Good for me!
Yesterday was the greening of the Chicago River in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Throngs of photographers came down to the river to record the 40 year plus event for posterity.
It’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the Irish town called O’Chicago. Go Irish! Go Green! The greening of the Chicago River, 2010 Note: the second photo was featured on the Flickr blog here.