Illinois gay wedding photography: Clemson & Charles

Illinois gay wedding photography: Clemson & Charles get at married at the James Hotel in Chicago

Illinois gay wedding photography: From the moment I met Clem and Charles I knew their wedding was going to be a fun event. The James Hotel, in Chicago, provided the perfect mix of modern and classic elegance with an underlying masculine feel.

Chicago newspaper portrait photographer: Thomas Zoells of PianoForte

Chicago newspaper portrait photographer John Gress captures Thomas Zoells of Piano Forte

Chicago newspaper portrait photographer: I love creating environmental portraits of people in unique spaces and this photoshoot for Swiss newspaper Le Temps was no exception. The French language newspaper is one of the largest dailies in the country and serves Thomas Zoells home town of Geneva.

NATO: Freedom Is Free, Fame Will Cost You

One thing stuck out in my mind this weekend as I was ushered from one place to place by military and State Department personnel: It wasn’t that long ago that I could roam the hallways of McCormick Place freely with then Senator Barack Obama.

NATO: I Can See Barack From My House

The North American Treaty Organazation meeting began today just a five minute walk from my own bed. It was a lot of fun seeing scores of world leaders all in one place and even odder to have them so close to home.