Leaving the Camera Behind (again!)

The Palmer House Hilton – A Historic Hotel in Chicago

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The last couple of days I was downtown Chicago for work. I stayed at the Palmer House Hilton for the first time.  I’ve been inside the lobby area and the street level elevator area but that’s it. I always knew it was gorgeous, has a wonderful history and that at some point I wanted to take the time to shoot there. This was not that time.  Continue reading “Leaving the Camera Behind (again!)”

Chicago Riverwalk – A portion

The Chicago Riverwalk at night is magical!

Many of you know I organize the monthly Drink & Click events in Chicago.  If you’re not familiar check them out and if you’re from the area or visiting let me know so we can add to our awesome group! Continue reading “Chicago Riverwalk – A portion”

Thank you Photofocus!

Thank you to Marco Larousse for choosing my “Hanging in the Balance” image for Photographer of the Day over on the Photofocus blog! Continue reading “Thank you Photofocus!”

Raspberry Bokeh

I’m guessing that line’s been used before but it’s what popped in my head when I was editing this.

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My New Favorite Tea Mugs

Remember back in June when I want on an amazing trip to Svlabard?  Part of the fun of trips like this are the people you meet.

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One day on the ship I noticed this little table set up in the ‘lobby’ area with china tea cups and business cards. Continue reading “My New Favorite Tea Mugs”