An hour or so after official sunset, the sky in the west still glows, accenting a few clouds moving in off of Lake Michigan, just to the north. The Chicago Skyway bridge rises high above us, getting way up and over the Calumet River to allow uninterrupted boat traffic below. The Norfolk Southern’s lift bridge [...]
The sun peeks in and out of some high broken clouds over the Illinois prairie as a BNSF coal load rolls towards Chicago and eventually on to Michigan for its date with the burners of a Detroit Edison power plant. I used to pass up on days like this, in favor of only completely sunny [...]
The full moon rises through some gathering rain clouds over the grain elevator in the small town of Mazon, IL on a warm spring evening. As always, join me on Facebook : Twitter : Flickr
With the fresh remains of a good old fashioned country burn out still fresh on the pavement, an eastbound Union Pacific intermodal train streaks under the new signals protecting the west end of Global III in Rochelle, IL. And as always, join me on Facebook : Twitter : Flickr
Low clouds hover over Lake Michigan along the Chicago shoreline. In the distance, the steel mills and refineries in East Chicago, IN pump out exhaust gases and smoke into the sky, adding to the seemingly endless supply of clouds. As always, join me on Facebook : Twitter : Flickr
This year, I vow to post even more to this here blog, so let’s start things out right.
After having a preliminary meeting about a wedding I’m shooting next month, I headed west to find some nice light. The sun was sinking rapidly by the time I got out of the suburbs, and not only that, but a rapidly approaching bank of clouds was diffusing any sunset light I might have had. However, [...]