Monthly:February 2011

It’s Rahm

Last night I covered the election of Rahm Emmanuel to the Chicago Mayors office for Getty Images. This city has had one mayor, Richard M. Daley, for the past 22 years. When Mr. Emanuel, the former chief of staff to President Obama, takes office it is expected to upend the politics of the city due to his harsh style, his relationships and rivals, and the enormous challenges facing the nation’s third largest city.

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Matthew Enrique

The best way to get over hump day is to jump with model Matthew Enrique!

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Snomageddon or Snowpocalypse?

I have one word to describe how I feel right now: exhausted. For the third day in a row I spent most of my time outside going from point to point photographing various topics depicting the third largest snow storm on record in Chicago.

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Blizzard 2011

After Chicago got hit with its third-biggest snowstorm on record, 51.3cm (20.2in) of snow according to the national weather service, I headed out into the streets to take some pictures. Temperatures are expected to drop to -21C (-7F) tonight, with wind chills down to -32C (25F).

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Building Blizzard

I went out today and took photos of Chicagoans weathering the beginning of what could be one of the top five worst winter storms to hit Chicago. Over 50cm (20 inches) of snow could fall by the end of the storm.

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