Travel: Way Out of Chicago

Night Sky Photography with Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson from Photographing National Parks and National Parks at Night teaches night photography etiquette, light painting and star trail photography. Photographing National Parks National Parks at Night Coast Portland flashlights: https://coastportland.com/flashlights/ National Parks at Night 30% discount code: parksatnight Check out National Parks at Night Holiday Shopping Guide: https://www.nationalparksatnight.com/blog/2017/11/18/tis-once-again-the-season-our-2nd-annual-holiday-gift-guide

The Iowa State Fair: A Photographer’s Playground

Iowa State Fair Photography I know what you’re thinking. And you probably have a weird look on your face. But the Iowa State Fair is one of my favorite places to photograph.   Street Photography There are amazing opportunities to photograph interesting people at the fair. Wait until the sun sets and it gets even …

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The rush of the big city: Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal has been a landmark site in Midtown New York originally built in 1871. The site, which has experienced several renovations (major overhauls) over the past century. In 2013, the site celebrated its 100th anniversary of its rebuilding and continues to draw people to its architectural and functional beauty. Grand Central Terminal has …

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The bottom of the world and cold weather photography with A&K’s Bob Simpson and Rick Sammon: OOC Podcast Episode 53

In this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Rick Sammon sits down with Abercrombie & Kent’s Bob Simpson to discuss photography travel to Antarctica.

Abercrombie & Kent, a luxury travel company, offers tours around the world. Bob discusses Antarctica’s amazing features — the ice, colors and wildlife — and talks about how to start planning a tour to “the bottom of the world.”

One World Observatory: Shooting New York from above

Last year, after a long wait and a lot of anticipation, One World Observatory‎, the observatory at the top of One World Trade Center, finally opened. After 14 years, there is an observatory in Lower Manhattan again. I never had the chance to go up the twin towers, so when I visited New York City …

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