Taken right after the Independence Day Parade –. Many of the participants showed up at Millennium Park.
Chicago was absolutely glowing last night … lucky Lollapalooza fans.
From walking to work in the morning to taking the bus going home … I saw photographers everywhere! It’s tourist season in my city!
For the past several nights, Chicago has been enjoying terrifically electrifying blue sky at sundown. This is the best time to go out photographing because the light is even and diffused. And many photographers are taking the opportunity to go out there and click.
Self portrait This is the 2nd iteration of Mr. Bill®’s Bean-A-Palooza (BAP)®. Every year, Mr. Bill®’s Facebook friends gather at Chicago’s Millennium Park to celebrate … whatever, life I guess. Most of us don’t know each other or haven’t met each other – except on Facebook and being on the list of Mr. Bill®’s friends. [...]
I haven’t shot a wedding solo yet, that’s why I am very curious to watch the process a solo wedding photographer goes through to obtain that wonderful photograph. Rule no. 1 … wear black. Don’t know why, but it seems it’s de rigeur to wear black when shooting weddings. I have no clue what the [...]
Love going to the Bean right now – so much photo activities!
Students from some school in their prom attire. Now that I no longer keep regular hours, I tend to forget where in the academic calendar this time is … I keep on reminding myself that it is summer and kids are out of school. In my former life, this time would be the busiest time [...]
Earlier today, about 30 same sex couples held public civil union ceremonies under the law that took effect yesterday. Unfortunately, I was not able to make it to take pictures of the couples, as I was still printing stuff for the Chicago Photography Collective exhibit entitled “One Roof, Different Worlds,” that opened earlier today. I [...]
The father first took the picture of his family, most probably with his in-laws, then asked a passer by to take their picture. Just a slice of life at Chicago’s Millennium Park AT&T Plaza where Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate (the Bean) is located. Now that I am in downtown most of the week, I find [...]
Really spectacular fog covering most of downtown … all taken with my iPhone.
I’m there Taken at the same day with my iPhone.