Icy Chicago Skyline 1
January 2015 was so cold that large blocks of ice built up on the lakeshore in Chicago.
Icy Chicago Skyline 3
Icy Chicago Skyline Panorama
The Chicago skyline and a frozen Lake Michigan. This is an in-camera panorama.
Chicago Skyline Winter Panorama
Millenium Park in Fall 1
Millenium Park in Chicago with fall foliage.
Fall Foliage and Chicago Skyline 1
Fall leaves and the Chicago skyline, seen from Northerly Island Park.
Lakeshore Ice Storm
During the last real cold snap of winter, there were big crashing waves off the lake in Chicago which created a localized ice storm on the lake shore. Here we see a wave crashing in front of the Adler Planetarium.
Icicle Tree Branch and Chicago Skyline
During the last real cold snap of winter, there were big crashing waves off the lake which created a localized ice storm on the lake shore in Chicago.
Icy Tree on Lake Michigan
Ice Storm and Chicago Skyline
River City 1
A view upwards at River City, a building in Chicago's south loop.
River City 2
Snowflake on my fingertip
A real snowflake on my gloved fingertip, shot with Canon Powershot SD1100 and macro convertor.
A real snowflake on red fleece. Taken handheld with an iPhone!
This photo was named one of the top 25 most popular smartphone photos on Flickr in 2014: http://petapixel.com/2015/02/26/the-25-most-popular-smartphone-photos-on-flickr-in-2014/
This photo was given an honorable mention by the Mobile Photography Awards in 2014: http://mobilephotoawards.com/macro-details-2014-mpa-results/
Camera: iPhone 5 with Olloclip Macro Pro lens
Date: November 13, 2014
Snowflake on Blue Fleece
A real snowflake on blue fleece, shot with iPhone 5 and Olloclip macro pro lens.