The bright red sign at the trail head read “Caution High Cliffs Ahead”. I couldn’t wait to see what the view would be. Along the 2 mile road leading into the parking area the rock faces of the bluffs that line one side are only 20-30 feet tall. Maybe an interesting photograph if I work […]
I have been using Adobe Lightroom since it was released. It has been my go-to editor for most of my photography journey. On Sunday, May 18th, I’ll be teaching a class on Lightroom at PC Nation in Northfield. Beside selling PC’s and running an excellent photo department, they have a state-of-the-art classroom. The class runs […]
Join me to shoot the University of Chicago on February 22nd. We’ll shoot the amazing interiors and the architecture around the campus. I can’t guarantee that we’ll get in every building, but I can guarantee that it will be an adventure. The tour starts at 2:30. I’ll work with each participant one-on-one to get some […]
I’m teaching my Dynamic Post Processing workshop again in Wilmette. (By the way, it’s pretty awesome) This workshop will be at Panera Bread in Wilmette, Saturday, November 23rd. I have reserved the private meeting room. I will be showing you everything that I do to process my images. Bring your laptop if you have one. […]
Saturday’s workshop was a ton of fun, but I couldn’t have done it without my mentor, Tony Reynes there helping me out. Here’s what he had to say about it. Follow Tony on Flickr, at his site Northshore Digital Photography, and read more about him in this article. Article by Tony Reynes Yesterday I had […]
Edit: The workshop is full. If you’re still interested, email me and I can put you on a wait list. If there is enough interest, I’ll add another date. I am super excited to announce my next workshop. At our last workshop there was a split between people that wanted to just get out and […]
CAPS 2013 is coming to Elgin Community College November 17th. The Chicago Area Photographic School is a can’t-miss photo event that only occurs every other year. In 2011 Rick Sammon was the keynote speaker. This year the speaker is Roman Kurywczak of Roamin’ with Roman Photo Tours. There are 22 one hour seminars taught by […]
Thank you to everyone that participated in the first Out of Chicago workshop yesterday at the University of Chicago. Thank you to Matt Frankel, Brian Koprowski, and Milosh Kosanovich for helping with the workshop. I’m looking forward to doing this again in the future. We had a great group of photographers eager to learn and […]
Join me, March 16th, for the first Out Of Chicago photography workshop. We will be shooting the interiors and exteriors of the exquisite University of Chicago. Our host for the workshop will be photographer Matt Frankel from the University of Chicago.
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