Month: July 2016

Work and play — Top five tips for finding the balance in travel photography

I live to travel. For me, the greatest feeling is seeing a place for the first time and capturing with my camera the amazement and whimsy I feel. Well executed travel can make you feel at one with the world and help you discover new parts of yourself. Well executed travel can teach you to …

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The business of photography with Scott Bourne: OOC Podcast Episode 47

In this episode, Michael Novo sits down with Photofocus founder Scott Bourne to discuss the business of photography during the Out of Chicago Conference. Scott, who was the closing speaker at June’s Out of Chicago Conference, discusses his beginnings in Pit Alley as a motorsports photographer in Indianapolis, and how he evolved into a thriving …

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Abstract architecture and cityscapes with Angie McMonigal and Michael Muraz: OOC Podcast Episode 46

In this episode, Michael Novo sits down with Chicago’s Angie McMonigal and Toronto’s Michael Muraz during the Out of Chicago Conference. Despite both being architectural photographers, Angie and Michael focus on vastly different subjects. Angie focuses on the fine, abstract details on both the exteriors and interiors of buildings. Michael, on the other hand, focuses on cityscapes as …

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Lindsay Adler and Brooke Shaden headline WPPI Chicago event

I think our Out of Chicago conferences are the best photography events anywhere. But this looks pretty awesome too.  The team at WPPI is bringing their show on the road for a one-time-only event in Chicago, August 15-18 in Oak Brook. Lindsay Adler, Roberto Valenzuela, Bob and Dawn Davis and Brooke Shaden headline a superstar lineup …

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Global food photography tips with Jordana Wright: OOC Podcast Episode 45

In this episode, Chicago-based photographer Jordana Wright joins Michael Novo during the Out of Chicago Conference. As a food and lifestyle photographer who travels internationally for her work, Wright gives tips on how to travel with photography equipment, regardless of what you’re shooting. She also bridges the gap between travel and food photography, discussing how a typical food …

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Chicago Water Taxi architecture tour with Angie and Chris

Join Angie McMonigal and me for a fun-filled day of architecture photography in downtown Chicago! Last time we explored the city from the ‘L’, this time we’re taking to the water. We’ll board the Chicago Water Taxi at the Ogilvie/Union Station stop and cruise the river for a unique perspective on Chicago’s world-class architecture. Some …

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Motivation and shooting style with Tim Wallace: OOC Podcast Episode 44

Out of Chicago instructor and award-winning commercial and car photographer Tim Wallace joins Michael Novo for this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast. Wallace discusses his history in the military and as a photographer. Based out of the United Kingdom, Wallace has worked for clients such as Aston Martin, Jaguar, Audi and Peugeot. He …

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