Photographing in the Alley

This seems to be a popular site for “gritty urban” photography. I’ve seen wedding pictures taken here. It’s the alley connecting Washington and Madison, between Michigan and Wabash.

Throwback – Chinese New Year 2004

Chinese New Year will fall on February 5. It’s going to be the year of the pig and it’s going to be upon us soon. Celebrations will be on Saturday, February 9, 2019 on Argyle St. usually starting at noon in Uptown (but posted times vary right now – 10 AM in one post and …

Bear Down

Sign that appeared on the Blue Cross Blue Shields building the weekend the Chicago Bears were playing for the playoffs. It’s the theme music of the Bears who were pitted agains the Eagles two days later. It should have said Bears Down as they lost.

New Year’s Portrait

Navy Pier, January 1, 2019

Celebration of Shrinkage, 2019

Annual Chicago Polar Bear Plunge, New Year’s Day Noon, North Avenue Beach

Christmas Angler

Chicago Riverwalk, Christmas night, 2018 “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” – Lao Tzu

Chicago Arising

Downtown Chicago seen from Lake Michigan in Edgewater in the far northside of Chicago, December 9, 2018


Photographing in the blue hour at Chicago’s lakefront, December 8, 2018

End of the World ?

… no, just end of the pier. The groin at Hollywood Beach in Edgewater December 2, 2018