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

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Day 306: Foster Beach Lighthouse

The Foster Beach Lighthouse done in HDR.

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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

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Day 288: Deserted Beach

A view of North Ave beach deserted and the volleyball nets put away for the season.  

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Day 257:Aeroshell

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.

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Day 235: Leap Frogs

The U.S. Navy Parachute Team Leap FrogsĀ 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

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Day 234: Thunderbirds in Flight

The Thunderbirds fly past the John Hancock building at the 53rd Annual Air & Water Show in Chicago.

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