04-27-09 Building Facade – Chicago

I guess it may be obvious that I like taking photos of Chicago. To be honest, I don’t remember taking this one, but it is my photo. I guess I wasn’t feeling “flow” when this one happened, though I did take it in 2003, which is a long time ago. 🙁 I wish I knew…

04-13-09 Chicago Skyline

I wonder how many photographers using digital cameras wish they could re-photograph the same scenes once they get improved cameras? That’s what I wished for as I was working on this photo the other day. This shot was taken with my first high-end digital camera: a Canon 1D. It had a 4.4 megapixel sensor and…

03-29-09 A 20th Century Cathedral?

This is the Illinois State Office Building and I must say that while it’s not quite as amazing as St. Peters, it is still somewhat overwhelming. The first time I was in the building, I was able to go to one of the upper floors and look down. Being mildly afraid of heights, I found…

03-27-09 Reflections of Chicago

I like the juxtaposition of lines and curves in this photo. I also like the warm, gold tones of the reflected buildings. What strikes me about this picture is how easily something as structured and perfect as a high rise building can be reduced to an abstraction by glass panels, which seem so flat and…