Bartender Charles Joly of the Aviary in Chicago

A Chicago Cocktail Crawl

I love it when an assignment not only gives me an opportunity to do what I love – shoot environmental portraits – but it gives new insights about the city I call home.

When the New York Times magazine asked me to shoot a series of images showcasing Chicago bars and bartenders I was shown five great places to tie one on, all with a unique knot.

Chicago Nightlife Advertising Campaign finished poster

Top 10 for 2013

Every year, for all of us, is different. But as I look back on all that I accomplished this year, during this season of self reflection, the one word that comes to mind is quality.  I’m really proud of the fact that by looking over my top ten favorite projects I can see how all…