Monthly Archives: March 2011


Gov Quinn, Premier of Manitoba, Canada, Sign Agreement

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the Premier of Manitoba, Canada, Greg Selinge, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Economic and Environmental Co-operation in late March to work together on trade and commerce opportunities. The signing […]

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

I had the great good fortune last week to document Old St. Patrick Church’s Concert Choir, the Metropolis Symphony Orchestra, Narrator Martin Sheen, Irish Instrumentalists, the Trinity Irish Dancers, vocalists Michael Boschert, Catherine O’Connell, Roderick […]

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Old Architectural Friends

I recently discovered a trove of 4×5 black & white negatives from assignments finished long ago. Decided to scan them, process anew using Photoshop vs. the wet darkroom where they were first created, and put […]

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Jazz Fest Starts Tuesday, Benefits Hunger Relief

The 2011 Chi Town Jazz Festival will swing into high gear from Tuesday, March 22 through March 26. It showcases an array of outstanding jazz artists in some of Chicago’s finest jazz venues. The festival began […]

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Creating The Harbor Panorama Montage

The challenge here was to duplicate the technique I had used in the late 80s and early 90s, before there were computers and Photoshop, but this time using my computer. In the early days I […]

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Red Cross Promotes Awareness About House Fires

A house fire happens every 80 seconds. 70,000 families a year face losing everything. The Red Cross responds to 10% more fires than it did six years ago. The problem is spreading, but with your […]

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Wedding Couples Of A Certain Age…

Wedding couples of a certain age (early 30s to mid-70s) are more attracted to my style of shooting and the relationship I build with them than twentysomethings. They often have families, sometimes grown. They don’t […]

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The Holmes Brothers At SPACE

Popsy Dixon, Wendell and Sherman Holmes performing at SPACE in Evanston, IL. The Holmes Brothers produced a joyous and moving blend of blues, gospel, soul, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll and country as they sang at […]

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Waiting For Blago

When Governor Blagojevich spoke it was always a media event. The media are gathered here waiting for him to arrive. Teams of still photographers from Getty, AP, Reuters, the New York Times and local newspapers. […]

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Clean Lasting Chew With Parking Lot

Painted ads on an old brick building in a small river town. I saw this building on Main Street in a small river town. It is both beautiful and sad. Beautiful because of the colors, […]

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Subway Door

I saw this door as the subway train was rumbling around a distant corner, getting louder, its headlight shining strong along the tracks coming toward me. People started to line up along the edge of […]

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