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Life is a series of milestones. My son Kieran reached a big one in November of this year. Kieran became a United States Marine. Kieran’s Mom and I made the trip down to MCRD Parris Island for the graduation ceremony and talk about a trip down memory lane! It’s been a long time since I […]

Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon Chicago 2015

Chicago Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 Marathon

To say it’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything here would be an understatement. I haven’t made very many pictures this summer. That might have something to do with it. I’m just starting to get back in the groove and will have more pictures to share soon. This is a scene from State Street in […]

Skateboarding in the Park

skateboarding in the park

Hopped on the train again this weekend and headed toward Chicago. Destination: Lincoln Park. Got off the train and headed north on the Brown Line. I thought it might be a nice day to go to the zoo.  A little too late though as I was there for about a half hour and they closed. […]

Cloud Gate

a selfie at the bean in Millennium Park

Cloud Gate, aka The Bean is a big destination for tourists and locals alike. It’s a great place to people watch without a doubt. The view of the city from Millennium Park is nothing short of spectacular and it is for the most part, always crowded. Making a picture of The Bean without people in […]

Saturday Afternoon at the Cultural Center

Cultural Center - Chicago

It was a nice day and I decided to hop on the train and head downtown. I always try to stop by the Chicago Cultural Center to see what’s going on and today was no exception. I saw this fellow as soon as I walked into the room. He was fidgeting a lot with his […]

Mr. Serious

mr. serious

 This is a picture from last summer. It came up in conversation this weekend and I thought it would look good in b&w. I converted this using Google’s Nik Silver Efex Pro2. Quite the look eh?

Big Uncle Jack

My Uncle Jack. I made this picture of him over the weekend at my Mom’s birthday party. It’s hard to make a bad picture of this guy! I used an sb600 flash bounced up towards the ceiling and wall to light him.

Homecoming 2013

Homecoming 2013

Pre-dance portrait. This year they are dancing at Tinley Park High School.