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New U.S. Federal Courthouse Project

Here, I was scouting a possible POV for a series of new timelapse & wide architectural views of the new Stanley J. Roszkowski U.S. Courthouse in downtown Rockford, Illinois. What I'm most intrigued with about this project are the facts that it has won Gold Certification as a LEED development ("green" buildings initiative) and that it incorporates a new initiative of "Art In Architecture". With its round glass vestibule, reflecting pool below the facade's concrete columns, and artist Tony Feher's 100+ crab apple tree orchard installation, this is going to be a beautiful project to shoot.

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    In the fall of 1998, my friend Stefán Águstsson asked me if I'd like to go on a photo safari with him. I instantly agreed with visions of the American West, Tanzania, or New Zealand dancing through my head. Once I asked him what destination he had in…

    Meandering

    Often, I find it helpful to simply get out of the car or off the scooter, and just walk about – often for blocks, sometimes for miles. I always find it refreshing to discover a new perspective of a subject by simply spending some time walking around...

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Meandering

Often, I find it helpful to simply get out of the car or off the scooter, and just walk about – often for blocks, sometimes for miles. I always find it refreshing to discover a new perspective of a subject by simply spending some time walking around... Read more

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Sometimes I don't have much time to explore or study a subject, so I simply go out and look for photos I can make of what I see in passing by. While I was shooting new timelapse tests in the San Francisco bay area, I took a break one afternoon and… Read more

Secret scenes of a silent city

Secret scenes in a secret world – that’s how Rockford has always felt to me. I’ve been a hopeless romantic about downtown Rockford for as long as I’ve lived here – ten thousand days. The romance has always been an alluring, yet elusive feeling that... Read more