Lightroom Workshop with Juan Pons

By | May 28th, 2015|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , , |

If you don't know Juan Pons, you want to check out The Digital Photo Experience Podcast. This is how I got to know Juan. Juan and Rick Sammon run one of the best photography podcasts out there. You would be surprised how much you can learn from an audio-only show. I asked Juan to come [...]

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 [...]

Working in Series With Angie McMonigal

By | October 14th, 2014|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , , |

Article by Angie McMonigal Chris Smith was kind enough to invite me to present a workshop with him on Fine Art Architectural Photography on October 25. How could I say no to this?! Spending a day talking about and shooting my favorite architectural subjects in my favorite city with a small group of photographer’s equally [...]

Fine Art Architecture Workshop with Angie McMonigal and Chris Smith

By | October 8th, 2014|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wow! This is going to be awesome. If you’re a fan of Angie McMonigal and her photography, you are going to LOVE this workshop. Saturday, October 25th, Angie and I are running a workshop on fine art architectural photography. We have reserved a private room at the Harold Washington Library in the Loop for classroom [...]

Cityscape Mini Workshop Saturday Evening

By | September 12th, 2014|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , , , |

One of my all-time favorite places to head at sunset for a great night of shooting is Fullerton Beach with a trip through Lincoln Park at twilight and dusk. This Saturday, I'll be leading a small workshop/tour through this area if you'd like to join us. I'm limiting the group to 8 people so I [...]

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 [...]

Urban Night Photography Mini Workshop

By | August 21st, 2014|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , , , |

August 30th and 31st, Labor Day weekend, I am teaching Out of Chicago mini workshops on urban night photography. Think of it as part workshop, part tour. I am still figuring out the details, but we will meet at 5pm at a Panera, Starbucks, or Corner Bakery around the Loop or Michigan Avenue for a [...]

Photographing Shawnee National Forest

By | May 30th, 2014|Categories: Weekend Trip, Workshop|Tags: , , |

The bright red sign at the trail head read “Caution High Cliffs Ahead”. I couldn’t wait to see what the view would be. Along the 2 mile road leading into the parking area the rock faces of the bluffs that line one side are only 20-30 feet tall. Maybe an interesting photograph if I work [...]

University of Chicago Photography Tour

By | February 12th, 2014|Categories: Workshop|Tags: |

Join me to shoot the University of Chicago on February 22nd. We'll shoot the amazing interiors and the architecture around the campus. I can't guarantee that we'll get in every building, but I can guarantee that it will be an adventure. The tour starts at 2:30. I'll work with each participant one-on-one to get some [...]

Another Dynamic Post Processing Workshop

By | November 12th, 2013|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , , |

I'm teaching my Dynamic Post Processing workshop again in Wilmette. (By the way, it's pretty awesome) This workshop will be at Panera Bread in Wilmette, Saturday, November 23rd. I have reserved the private meeting room. I will be showing you everything that I do to process my images. Bring your laptop if you have one. [...]