Author Archives: Simon

About Simon

Born in 1968, I was tragically not recognized as a genius until three years later, when I built and flew my first home-made aircraft. Since then, my life has been a string of major successes interspersed with what can only be called triumphs on a galactic scale. I am currently waiting to achieve my next one - should be ready in another 15 minutes or so. Bear with me...

Memory lapses and other failures

I tend to be pretty self-critical, but I have made a few series of pictures that I thought were pretty decent. So it was with some pleasure that I came across a box of prints from one of those in my Mom’s attic a few weeks ago. Big mistake. Continue reading

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Triple threat

My triptych project continues. I know I want these to have a more “narrative” feel and be about Chicago’s built environment, but I’m not sure where exactly I’m going with this. So I’m just going to make pictures and then … Continue reading

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Triptych power

I want pictures that tell stories. So being me, I built a camera that I hope can start doing that about Chicago’s architectural spaces. This is it: The idea is that the three pinholes take three different views of the … Continue reading

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Narrower Vision

If I have a frustration with the public spaces 360-degree panorama project, it’s with the number of images that I have to reject because the composition is just not strong enough. However, many of these contain parts, often 180-degree halves, … Continue reading

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Close to the ground

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