Monthly Archives: April 2011

Caption Competition

I have been gradually working my way through a bunch of old shots from the days when I didn’t delete anything.  These days such carelessness with storage cannot be tolerated so I am a lot more aggressive about culling out … Continue reading

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Bean in the rain

After the trip to the Cultural Center from my previous post, I headed across to the Bean to try some other ideas.  I was interested to use the intervalometer to do some more experiments with time lapse photography.  Ever since … Continue reading

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Cultural Center Part 2

After the visit of Bonnie, Gary and Julie the other week, I was determined to head back to the Cultural Center and have a bit more of a plan this time.  Following on from my wanderings along the river to … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring?

One of the things that is a sign of spring arriving in Chicago is the movement of boats back out into the lake.  Given how cold it gets here in the winter, the boats that fill the marinas along the … Continue reading

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Out of Practice

A weekend day crops up with some good light, a relatively clear schedule and a feeling that it has been a while since I was shooting some aircraft.  If it flies, I am interesting in taking its picture.  If pressed, … Continue reading

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What a drip!

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A couple of years ago I had a go at shooting water droplets splashing around.  It was something I had been meaning to do for a long time so I tried setting up an arrangement to make it work.  It … Continue reading

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Spring Shows Up!

The Chicago weather has been pretty cool and damp so far and spring was not showing much sign of appearing.  I often forget that we are quite far north here and the spring does not become apparent until a little … Continue reading

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Midwest in the mist

Got a call from the guys at Midwest about some upcoming work recently.  Asked if I wanted to come out and ride along for the jobs, one of which was in the Chicagoland area and the other was over in … Continue reading

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When Does Noise Matter?

I will freely admit I am as much of a gearhead as the next photographer.  New toys always catch my attention and then it is a matter of time before the battle is won between my sensible side or my … Continue reading

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Zoo Time

Brookfield Zoo is a regular haunt for us. It is a great zoo, constantly being improved and an obvious source of photo opportunities. Recently, they sent out an email telling us that the African Wild Dogs had a load of … Continue reading

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