Gates Gym witnesses its final game. Built in 1928 the Gates Gymnasium at New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus witnessed its final game Thursday night December 16, 2021. The aging structure which has issues with asbestos and lead paint will … Continued
I’ve been talking about doing a photo book on Illinois high school basketball gyms since about 2012. I figured for sure someone else would have done something like this by now, but they haven’t (unless you’re talking about Indiana). Seriously, … Continued
In the years since I shot these photos of That Bridge, I haven’t been back to photograph it that much since. However at the beginning of 2021 I wrote a script and started doing filming for a movie about Joliet’s … Continued
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
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.
In High School Sports, The Best Photos Don’t Always Make It To The Paper In the world of professional sports photography you live & die by your ability to get the pivotal moment of a game captured in your frame. We … Continued
South Side Catholic League and Me; St. Rita vs. Rich Central So being a near south sider and catholic high school grad myself I’ve ended up by luck, or design of my photo editors, shooting quite a bit of sports involving … Continued