What do 3 basketball gyms & a church have in common? A unique look from the 1950s & 60s.
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
Mount Carmel and Thornwood’s 1st Round Playoff Game Started With A Splat! In 25 years of photographing high school football, this first round playoff game might have been the wettest I’ve ever seen! Mount Carmel was the away team, but … 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
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.
Highlights from St. Joseph vs Fenwick It’s always fun to get a good assignment to shoot. Yet so many times when you cover a game that is suppose to be a good match it doesn’t live up to the hype. … 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