During our current worldwide pandemic I took a look back at photo album from my family’s archive and got a look at what one part of the country looked like before the second wave of the Spanish Flu took hold. It looked normal.
The Blue Angels flight team flew over the city of Chicago and a few surrounding suburbs, specifically over hospitals, to show support for the healthcare professionals. Luckily that flight path was right over the top of my house so with … Continued
Scanning a box or three of old family photos can be a daunting task, here’s what I’ve learned in 25 years of doing it. First let me save you some time, there are three ways to go about scanning in … Continued
As I go through the archive of images I have, number one I’m grateful for the digital age. Besides making getting images to the publications I shoot for easier (not to mention no longer having to drive to office after … Continued
As the decade comes to a close I wanted to do a look back on my favorite photojournalism images I’ve taken from the past 10 years. Considering I wasn’t doing as much freelance work in the 2000s (the first 10 … Continued
The last full moon of the decade rising over Lake Michigan, as seen from the shoreline of Chicago, Illinois. I rarely get out to shoot pretty pictures like this. After watching the almost full moon come up over the lake … Continued
On September 11th, 2001, I was just 2 years out of photo school, pretty much only shooting sports, and I don’t have a single picture from that day. However with the 11th being a Tuesday, that meant Friday night was only 3 days away. So as I headed off to shoot high school football, the events of earlier in the week were heavily on my mind.
When My Most Popular Photos Are Out Of Focus They say you rarely go viral for the the posts you want. To be honest I hardly consider the number of likes and retweets I received on one of my recent … Continued