Levee Breaches from Hurricane Katrina in Chalmette, LA (Pictures taken in February 2006, six months after hurricane) Storm Surge from Hurricane Rita in Holly Beach, LA (Pictures taken in February 2006, five months after hurricane) Wind Damage from Hurricane Rita in Sulphur, LA (Pictures taken in February 2006, five months after hurricane)
College Colors Day
Friday is College Colors Day. I have my purple shirt ready to wear to work tomorrow! Most people know that I’m not a huge football fan (I’ll watch the last 5 minutes of the game, but that’s about it). However, I do love my home state and have fond memories of LSU. Well, except for those days of trying to drive anywhere in Baton Rouge on game day. Talk about a nightmare! To...
Real Chicago, Fake Tilt-Shift
Tilt-shift photography is used to give pictures a very shallow depth-of-field. You can use image software (like PhotoShop or GIMP) to create fake tilt-shift photos, which will make the subject look more like a model than the real thing. Here’s a couple of fake tilt-shift pictures of Chicago, taken from the top floor of the Sofitel Water Tower in July 2007. Chicago in the Afternoon Being...
Cloud Gate at Millennium Park Chicago, IL 1 June 2008
Millennium Park Chicago, IL 1 June 2008
I love taking pictures of buildings (or, as I like to call them, building portraits). Therefore, it stands to reason that Chicago, with some of the best architecture in the world, is one of my favorite cities to photograph. Bird I hate birds — especially when they are flying anywhere near me. But I found this lone bird sitting atop Cloud Gate in Millennium Park an interesting subject,...
Metra: Van Buren St Station
I can’t seem to fall asleep tonight (even after watching old episodes of 21 Jump Street, so I’ve decided to finally post some pictures from my trip to Chicago a couple of months ago. I’ve been lazy this summer — I haven’t developed any of the film from my trip. That means a few digital pics will have a suffice for now. I was in town for an oncology convention and...