Tag Archives: Illinois

Perspectives: Downtown Chicago

Photos taken from a city remembered in my travels on a day in December 2019.

Posted in architecture, Chicago, landscapes, outside, Photographic art, photographic messages, photography, street photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Photos with the nifty fifty

Venturing outside on this muggy humid weather in the upper 80’s and even 90’s, I took a quick walk with my Nikon DSLR and 50mm lens F/1.4. The heat brought me back inside faster than I wanted. You can never … Continue reading

Posted in flowers, insects, landscapes, Mid-West, Naperville, nature, Nature Center, outside, parks, Photographic art, photographic messages, photography, summer, What Remains | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What can a photograph cause you to do?

Surfacing Emotions, Tears of joy, pain and sorry, Smiles of laughter, hope, and excitement, Reflections of long ago, Memories about to fade, Awakening the senses, Seeing what your eyes see, Questioning the effects of one single image, Lasting a moment, … Continue reading

Posted in children, parks, people, Photographic art, photographic messages, photography, poetry, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Something to celebrate: Fireworks

“Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.” Sounds of my childhood. It’s true, I wanted to get out of the house and shoot some more interesting subjects. I hoped to see the Fireworks and capture them … Continue reading

Posted in America, Colors, Fireworks, Independence Day, July 4, 2029, Photographic art, photography, US Holiday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Walk down Michigan Avenue: Chicago

Virtually staring at my past travels along the metro 🚇 train to my old stomping ground in Chicago. Pictures taken in December of 2019, taken by (c) Martina using a Fujifilm X-T3 Hoping to return soon. A look down the … Continue reading

Posted in buildings, Chicago, landscapes, Mid-West, photography, Reflections, street photography, travel, winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vibes from the landscape: a photographic perspective

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” A quote often heard in my younger years. Now I don’t suppose I will find others who think like me, nor does that make for interesting conversations. When I think of … Continue reading

Posted in BLM, landscapes, movement, Naperville,IL, photographic messages, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Heart ❤️ of the Matter

Viewing my own town’s downtown streets, you see what remains in front of you with your eyes. You feel like you are living in a different world, a different country. The boundaries are open, our hearts are crossed for a … Continue reading

Posted in BLM, buildings, landscapes, Mid-West, Naperville,IL, outside, photography, Reflections, summer, What Remains | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Veteran’s Day 2019 in America, November 11th

As a child I would hear stories of wars from sound bites coming from the TV news stations, from my parents personal stories, and from other people around me. A personal witness came directly from my mother (who lived in … Continue reading

Posted in American Holidays, Naperville,IL, photography, Reflections, Veterans Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What comes my way…

Lately, over the past couple of months, I have crossed paths with the wind, the rain, the hail, the snow, the sunshine, the night owls and nature’s musical dawn awakening. Spring brought a flood of water standing in the neighbors … Continue reading

Posted in nature, outside, photography, spring, water | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sometimes Photographers are captured by the looking glass..

So the story goes …..I was awarded the “Spark Plug Award” for my volunteer efforts at the IP District dinner last month. I was totally surprised while feeling appreciated for helping the Boy Scouts in their marketing, communications and PR … Continue reading

Posted in children, photography, Reflections, through the looking glass | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment