Tag Archive: Chicago


Hipstamatic gives news shooter fresh eye for Chicago streets

When photojournalist Scott Strazzante planned a weekend trip to Washington, D.C., with his daughter Betsy in 2011, he was intent on leaving his cameras at home. They were visiting colleges and he wanted it to be a “daddy-daughter” weekend. But…

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Tumblr Shows The Result Of Chicago Sun Times’ Firing Of Photographers

In the right hands, the iPhone Makes a great camera. And in the wrong hands, even the best DSLR or rangefinder will spit out crap. This is the truth behind the SunTimes/DarkTimes Tumblr, a blog which highlights the terrible photos that the Chicago Sun Times is publishing ever since it fired all its photographers and […]

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Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Entire Photo Staff, Will Give Reporters iPhoneography Training

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The Chicago Sun-Times, one of the remnants of traditional paper journalism, has let go its entire photography staff of 28 people. Now its reporters will start receiving “iPhone photography basics” training to start producing their own photos and videos.

The move is part of a growing trend towards publications using the iPhone as a replacement for fancy, expensive DSLRs. It’s a also a sign of how  [Read More…]

Driver Crashes Car Through Glass Wall Of Chicago Apple Store [Image]

Shouldn't have used Siri for directions.

Shouldn’t have used Siri for directions.

Imagine the scenario: you’re leisurely strolling through your local Apple Store, perhaps drooling over a Retina MacBook Pro, when all of a sudden a car crashes through the front wall and onto the store floor. Yeah, that happened.

On Sunday night a car was driven off the road and through the glass wall of the Lincoln Park Apple Store in Chicago.

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Microsoft Starts Guerilla Surface Ad Campaign Near Chicago Apple Store

 

Microsoft is gearing up to launch Windows 8 really soon along with Windows 8 Phone and the Microsoft Surface to compete with the iPad. The Surface might even be released around the same times as Apple’s iPad Mini, which could make the tablet wars pretty interesting.

Getting a jump start on their Surface ad campaigns, Microsoft has littered urban areas with guerrilla Surface ads and the lastest ones have been placed  [Read More…]

AT&Ts New Concept Store In Chicago Is More Like The Apple Store

AT&T is set to unveil a new store in the bustling metropolis of Chicago tomorrow, and the new space takes multiple cues from the Apple Stores that we�ve all come to know and love.

The carrier has spent recent months studying some of the most successful retail brands, including Apple, in an attempt to create a better in-store experience for customers. As part of AT&T�s new concept store, employees will be  [Read More…]