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Photographing the ‘L’ Tour with Angie McMonigal and Chris Smith

By | February 16th, 2016|Categories: Event, Events, Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , |

What? Angie McMonigal and I are leading a tour of the Chicago 'L'! When? Saturday, March 19th, 2016. We'll meet at 8am, shoot, grab lunch together, and shoot more until 3pm. Who? You! The tour is limited to 15 people. This will be a hands-on instructional experience. Where? We'll be shooting above [...]

Night Photo Tour After Open House Chicago

By | October 16th, 2014|Categories: Photo Walk, Workshop|Tags: , , , , |

I rescheduled the rained-out night photography mini-workshop and tour from a few weeks ago to this Saturday. Go shoot the architecture at Open House Chicago and then meet me at Millennium Park for more! It's going to be a small group, but we have a couple spots left. Tomorrow I'll have a post on the [...]

Join Me at the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk

By | October 6th, 2014|Categories: Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk is this Saturday, October 11th. Howard Frank is leading a walk here in Chicago starting at the Bean at 5pm. Howard is an integral part of the Out of Chicago team and has introduced me to many of my favorite photo locations in Chicago. So he knows his stuff! Get [...]

A Gothic Evening in Chicago

By | October 1st, 2014|Categories: Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Featured photo by John Sampson. We had perfect weather for our rescheduled Photo Walk through the University of Chicago campus on Saturday night.  And while we walked and shot the Gothic (and modern) glories, the sound of jazz wafted through the air, the golden hour greeted us, and the energy of returning students surrounded us.  I [...]

Out of Chicago Photo Walks with Wendy: Sunday & Monday

By | September 25th, 2014|Categories: Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This Sunday and Monday evenings, September 28th and 29th, Out of Chicago’s architecture expert Wendy Bright will lead two photo walks through Chicago’s Loop.  Last year's Loop Photo Walk that Wendy led was a success and the group enjoyed amazing light, so we thought we'd offer two dates again at the same time. The Loop is one of Chicago’s [...]

Out of Chicago Photo Walk: University of Chicago

By | September 24th, 2014|Categories: Architecture with Wendy Bright, Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

University of Chicago Photo Walk with Wendy Saturday, September 27th, 5 to 9 pm  (rescheduled due to weather) Join me for our next photo walk on Saturday, September 27th. We will be hitting some of the best spots on the University of Chicago campus. As you may have heard on one of Chris's recent podcast episodes, the [...]

Upcoming Chicago Photography Tours

By | September 4th, 2014|Categories: Photo Walk, Workshop|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Three new tours coming up! I'll take you to some of my favorite locations and help you to get some amazing images. These will not have a formal teaching component, but I will be shooting alongside offering advice, helping with composition, and answering your questions. I'm planning these tours the same way I would plan [...]

After the Rain: The University of Chicago Campus

By | August 27th, 2014|Categories: Architecture with Wendy Bright, Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Article and photos by Wendy Bright. Last Saturday's Photo Walk at the University of Chicago proved a challenge in many ways.  The unrelenting rain in the hours leading up to the walk made carrying on with things a tough call.  Further, photographers planning on coming to the walk had challenges on their hands: everything from [...]

Out of Chicago Photo Walk: The University of Chicago

By | August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Architecture with Wendy Bright, Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

University of Chicago Photo Walk with Wendy tomorrow! Saturday, August 23rd, 5 to 9 pm As you may have heard on Chris's most recent podcast episode, join me for our next photo walk tomorrow: Saturday, August 23rd. We will be hitting the best spots on the University of Chicago campus. If you haven't already reserved your [...]

Architectural Photography at the University of Chicago

By | August 15th, 2014|Categories: Architecture with Wendy Bright, Photo Walk|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

University of Chicago Photo Walk with Wendy:  Saturday, August 23rd, 5 to 9 pm.   If you haven't already reserved your spot, see end of this post. The University of Chicago takes its architecture very seriously.  And no wonder: from the earliest buildings of the 1890s to the most recent construction, the campus features designs by [...]