Museum of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2004
This image from a Chicago museum trip lived quietly on a contact sheet and in a binder full of old negatives from photo studies in 2004. I shot a mix of 35mm and a newfangled 2 megapixel digital camera that day, but hefted up the Bronica SQa for this 6×6 square medium format negative to catch a moment of the trip too.
I framed up this shot of patrons in the halls walking, discussing, and enjoying the art as anonymous silhouettes with the help of the camera’s waist level finder. It was a passing pause on a day around the Windy City enjoying art, culture, and image making adventures.
Every walk is a photo walk if you have a camera handy. #JustGoShoot
Tech specs: Camera – Bronica SQa / 75mm f/2.8 Zenzanon lens | Film: Kodak Tmax400 120 black and white roll film | Developer: Kodak D76 standard time & temperature
Prints and gifts from this image available here.
I’m up late prepping for another double-shoot day this weekend, wrapping up 2 from Friday, ready to kick the weekend into high gear! Today’s celebration with Joy & David, here’s the first inning of the custom wedding guest book from a rather great proposal that might just make you shout “Holy cow!” Harry Caray style.
Proposal via Wrigley Field scoreboard? I’m as green as that scoreboard with envy!
Lots more Cubs baseball, Army memories, golf rounds, and wedding day celebration ahead!
Get a reminder when the photos are ready here – enjoy!
Cool couple + perfect afternoon + small town, Indiana + Lake Michigan beach + Chicago Skyline background + perfect sunset + not feeling like you’re “working” = WOW!
Yes that all just happened. I was floored. A cool couple without any of the above makes for a great shoot, but all of them combined and I’m floored!
More photos ahead from Gena & Bob’s engagement session!
What a blast hanging out with Katie & Joe celebrating with the Seroka and Catanzarite families into the wee hours of the morning! The day was full of smiles, laughs and lots of great times and went effortlessly celebrating outside the Windy City. Thanks again for inviting us to tell your story!
The bride adorned for her day
Katie ready for the big day
Joe ready for the big day
Dad and daughter greet the groom
Rings and vows of unity
Sunny Saturday celebration
Time in a bottle