It’s been a great year for photography and as the year closes out I thought it would be fun to select my favorite photos from the year. I had a tough time narrowing things down so here they are… Honorable Mentions: Honorable Mention #6: Los Angeles Sunrise This was one of the most dynamic cityscape I took this year, but as much as I liked it compared to some other photos taken this year it didn’t ma
No matter what type of photography interests you, whether its landscape photography, nature photography, street photography, people photography or any other type of photography its essential to always be prepared. Over the years I’ve learned that being prepared is itself an art form. The art of preparedness is seldom just a generic chore and can require quite a bit of creative thought.
Another shot of Cloud Gate from Millenium Park in Chicago. This was one of the few photos taken where the number of people in the reflection was kept to a minimum. With people wandering in and out of the area a wide angle view of a reflection is pretty tough to come by hence my choice for using a longer focal length (likely ~200mm). On a side note I have to admit I was surprised how much fun it was to photograph this
Who says rainy and gloomy weather isn’t good for photography. Inclusion of the posing girl was serendipitous. Taken in Millenium Park on my way to the Art Institute of Chicago. [tags]Crown Fountain, Millenium Park, Chicago, reflection, art, video, rain[/tags]
This was the view of Chicago’s skyline as seen through Cloud Gate (AKA the Bean), an often photographed sculpture, in Millenium Park. The beautiful weather lasted only 3-4 hours on this morning and then it turned stormy. The next day the snow and rain closed down Chicago’s O’Hare airport and wreaked havoc with the schedule of thousands of business travelers. Such is life in the big city. [tags]Chica