the summer games

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.

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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.

have a seat – Shooting from the Hip

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.

sad homecoming – Shooting from the Hip

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.