Monthly Archives: February 2012

McCook Lift

As I hinted previously, my day with Midwest involved a couple of lifts.  The first was a relatively straightforward job.  In common with a lot of jobs it was cooling systems for the roof of a building that was being … Continue reading

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Frosty Start

The good team at Midwest Helicopter called me up recently to see if I wanted to go out on a job they had scheduled.  There were two jobs on the one day, one of which was going to be a … Continue reading

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Illuminating the Bean

It is easy to get complacent when you have so much going on around you all of the time.  I saw something in the paper about an installation in Millennium Park where there was a light field set up around … Continue reading

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Some Fishy Video

As you might have noticed, there is a bit of theme developing with some of the stuff I post.  Photos are the main focus of what I do but I am also dabbling more with the video side of things.  … Continue reading

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More Fish

After the jellyfish and the Belugas, it was time to walk around the rest of the aquarium.  They have a number of exhibits that we always like to check out including the large tank in the main hall in which … Continue reading

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Beluga Whales

Since we were at the aquarium and had paid the entrance fee, we weren’t only going to look at the jellyfish.  We aren’t members of the Shedd so coming and going like we do at the zoo or the arboretum … Continue reading

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Jelly Time

If you want an example of how long it can take me to get around to something, how about the jellyfish exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium.  This has been going on for ages – I think we talked about taking … Continue reading

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Shooting the Moon!

While out at the lakefront with the guys earlier in the week, the moon had risen near the planetarium (appropriately enough!).  I had been traveling light to that shoot so hadn’t taken any long lenses to get that shot.  However, … Continue reading

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Painting with a Flashlight

Following on from my previous post, a group of us found ourselves at the Bean at night and with a flashlight in my bag we started playing around.  One fo the guys had brought his son along and we gave … Continue reading

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Midwest Millennium Park Video

While the main part of the shoot with Midwest was to get stills, I also took some time to get a little video footage.  Nothing stunning and I doubt the Emmy will come rolling in for this but here is … Continue reading

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