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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

Grand Central Terminal has been a landmark site in Midtown New York originally built in 1871. The site, which has experienced several renovations (major overhauls) over the past century. In 2013, the site celebrated its 100th

Click here to read part one of Tony's barns and lighthouses series > When I first started shooting these structures it was real easy. Hop in the car and go someplace familiar. It was sort of like

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

We're teaming up with the Chicago Architecture Foundation for a mobile photography workshop this Saturday, October 1. Most of the architecture images you make can be made with a smart phone, the right apps, and the

If you have seen the Out of Chicago events page,

We've never attempted anything like this before but it's going

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