The Out of Chicago Podcast

Last year, I was in Chicago for the Open House Chicago event and I took the opportunity to photograph the bridges lift. I had been wanting to shoot the lifts for some time now and I

It’s almost that time of year again. Pretty soon, horses

For those who enjoy photographing flowers during the cold Chicago

In this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Out of New York Conference presenter James Maher joins Chris Smith. James talks about his involvement in the conference, including his class, "Exploration Through the Works of

Photographs of people are arguably the most universally compelling genre

The whole working in series idea can be elusive and difficult to do, especially when you’re somewhat new to photography, or even not-at-all new, which was the case for me. The whole idea of creating series

Grand Central Terminal has been a landmark site in Midtown

I love to learn about photography and by far my favorite way to learn is to attend workshops and conferences. Books and online course are great, but nothing can beat being there in person to interact

Click here to read part one of Tony's barns and

Photography is a powerful medium for storytelling. I have always

For the longest time, lighthouses and barns have been a

In this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Chris Smith sits down with Mark Alper of Big Acrylic. Mark gives some tips for hanging and printing, and discusses some unique printing options through his company.

"Why would you take professional photos with your iPhone?" This

In May 2017, Ken Koskela will be co-leading a photography

On this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Chris Smith talks about all of the upcoming Out of Chicago conferences, including next October’s Out of Acadia Conference.

How did we choose the location for our first landscape