Category Archives: Beach
Chicago Open Pro Beach Volleyball
With the sun bazing and hardly a cloud in the sky, it was a perfect Sunday in Chicago to get out and hit the beach. So after driving down Lake Shore Drive all week and watching the progression of crews … Continue reading
Day 306: Foster Beach Lighthouse
The Foster Beach Lighthouse done in HDR.
Day 291: Crashing Waves
Fall is the peak time for wave height, partially because the lake is at its warmest after soaking up the sun all summer. When the colder air within a storm system moves down the 200 to 300 miles of the … Continue reading
Day 288: Deserted Beach
A view of North Ave beach deserted and the volleyball nets put away for the season.
Smoke fills the sky as the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team takes the sky at the Air & Water Show in Chicago. For more information on the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, click here.
Day 235: Leap Frogs
The U.S. Navy Parachute Team Leap Frogs free fall towards North Avenue Beach. Jumpers reach speeds of 120 mph and can accelerate up to 180 mph by pulling their arms to their sides and straightening their legs into what is called … Continue reading
Day 234: Thunderbirds in Flight
The Thunderbirds fly past the John Hancock building at the 53rd Annual Air & Water Show in Chicago.
Day 233: Missing Man Formation
The Lima Lima Flight Team flies an emotional narration explaining the missing man tribute and honoring those who have died in the line of duty precedes the approach of the 6 ship wedge. As taps begins, the #3 pilot turns … Continue reading
Day 188: Three Strikes
Three strikes of lightning off in the distance from Foster Beach.
Day 186: Through the Cloud
Lightning striking through the cloud. Photo taken from Foster Beach.