Warm up with a private orchid photo shoot at the Chicago Botanic Garden

This event is currently full, but Jeff is accepting waitlist registrations. If there is enough demand, Jeff will consider creating a second event. Please e-mail him at goldbergjeffa@gmail.com for [...]


The benefits of being a macro photographer

You don’t have to travel far for macro Macro subjects are everywhere. You can find them at the local parks, in your own yard and even inside your home. I have four great parks within 20 minutes [...]


Photographing flowers with stories to tell

Photography is a powerful medium for storytelling. I have always been captivated by the stories street photographers capture in that single decisive moment they release the shutter. Candid [...]


A look at this year’s Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden

For those who enjoy photographing flowers during the cold Chicago winter, The Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden has an amazing display of eye candy to excite your senses. The greenhouses [...]


The Arid Greenhouse at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Photographs and article by Anne Belmont For those who enjoy photographing flowers and plant life, our long Chicago winters can make it challenging to find subject matter to photograph.  Many of [...]


A Walk with Mike Moats: OOC Episode 13

http://media.blubrry.com/outofchicago/p/content.blubrry.com/outofchicago/OOC_Episode_13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI spent a morning with macro [...]


Photographing Aquatic Blooms at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Article and images by Anne Belmont. Some of my favorite flowers to photograph in the summer at Chicago Botanic Garden are the water lilies and lotus flowers. Photographing these aquatic jewels [...]