Month: July 2014

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 always brings to mind Monet’s impressionistic masterpieces of water lilies. CBG is home to many different varieties and colors of aquatic blooms. The displays …

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Summer at the Chicago Botanic Garden: OOC Episode 12

Image by Anne Belmont An interview with Courtney Quigley and Anne Belmont at the Chicago Botanic Garden Butterflies and Blooms at the Chicago Botanic Garden Monarch Decline articles and free plant/seed sites: https://makewayformonarchs.org/i/ https://www.livemonarch.com/free-milkweed-seeds.htm https://www.thebutterflyfarm.com/free-milkweed-seeds-0 https://www.livemonarch.org/ https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0130/Bye-bye-butterfly-How-you-can-fight-the-Monarch-die-off-video https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0129/Is-the-annual-Monarch-butterfly-migration-coming-to-an-end Moth Exhibition: https://www.chicagobotanic.org/exhibitions/moths Garden Photography Tips from Anne Belmont Visit Anne’s site for some amazing photos from …

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The Best Parking Garages for Chicago Photographers: OOC Episode 11

Recent Posts Anderson Japanese Gardens by Pat Coddington An amazing eBook from Marie Laigneau! The Morton Arboretum from Rich Flasburg Shooting Blue Hour Cityscapes by Mike Muraz Chicago Parking Garages One of the best places to find a new vantage point to shoot the city is a parking garage. Here are my top 7 parking …

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Deconstructing Art Wolfe on Composition with Tony Reynes: OOC Episode 10

Welcome Wendy Bright as our new editor of the Out of Chicago site. If you’re interested in contributing to the site, email Wendy at [email protected] I think that the Art Wolfe seminar helped me to realize why I sometimes am not in love with my new E-M10. I am just not as comfortable with it …

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Olympus E-M10 Review, Mike Stephen, and Photographing Reflections: OOC Episode 9

This Saturday is the seminar with Art Wolfe. Use the coupon code “Chicago2014” for 20% off. We may do an Out of Chicago walk or tour after the seminar to put some of these composition tips to use. Olympus E-M10 Review It’s a lovely camera! It’s a great compliment to a DSLR. I love it …

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