"Definitely his 'Daddy's Girl', Addison has struggled greatly with the loss of her father."
I had the immense honor of photographing United States President Barack Obama's re-election celebration in Chicago last night/early this morning
Last weekend, I was at a house party and on the television was a show highlighting top Olympic moments of the past. As I sat and watched the highlights, I realized that during the three Olympics that I have photographed (Athens, Torino and Beijing) I have witnessed some incredible moments.
Chicago Tribune photographer Scott Strazzante discusses the joys and challenges of his sports photography work.
Since I was assigned my first Cubs' game of the season last night, I figured I would knock out another neighborhood watch post. Obviously, I photographed Wrigleyville.
Above all else, my most enjoyable photo moments this past year happened as I practiced my street photography skills.
Each year, the amount of news I cover varies wildly. Some years, I happen to be in the right place at the right time while other years, I barely sniff any news assignements for months on end.
I spent a couple hours at Ground Zero this afternoon and, once again, was honored to witness a beautiful moment.
New York is an amazing place for street photography, but I still failed much more often than I was successful.
Not only was I able to get informative photos but I also had time to take advantage of the fabulous light to do some street photography.
Today, I decided to concentrate on the chairs that people put out by the curb. In an hour of driving around the streets in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, I photographed well over 50 different types of chairs.
I love faces.
Each year, I try to work on something different. One year was a photo column, another year I worked on portraits and last year I actually used my strobe while doing on a story. My new thing in 2010 was street photography.
Over the next several days, I will share in parts, my favorites from 2010. Today, is a collection of news photos including images from some of my projects.
I love the randomness of street photography.
I could have spent an extra hour sitting on my couch watching the Bears' game before leisurely driving into the city for tonight's Hawks' game but instead, I left early so that I could squeeze in a bit of street photography.
On November 1st, Army Pfc. Andrew N. Meari of Plainfield, Illinois, died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Today, Maeri's remains were escorted through the streets of Plainfield and Joliet.
I have always been a fair weather photographer.