TheJoyOfHack

For people who like to make things


Michigan Avenue, Chicago

Michigan Avenue, Chicago

If you walk too fast, you might miss them. Two gardens flank the Art Institute of Chicago, on Michigan Avenue. Now, we all know Michigan Avenue as a busy, bustling street, but these gardens are great places to stop. And think. Or just clear your head before merging back into the fast pace of the sidewalk. This is the South Garden, looking back out towards Michigan Ave.

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Leaving Glen Ellyn

Leaving Glen Ellyn

I like how the rays of the sun reflected off the train. I only had a second to take this picture as there was a crowd of commuters right behind me.

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Pulling into the Station

Pulling into the Station

This photo was taken in ‘stealth’ mode: shooting from the hip, no audio, no display on the rear LCD. I had no idea what the composition would look like.

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The Bean

The Bean

Cloud Gate” - fondly known as The Bean. Millennium Park, Chicago. Looking East, half an hour before a sunrise that was hidden behind clouds. more ...