Date/Time

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 | 7:00am - 8:30am

Where We Will Meet

Southeast Corner of Clinton and Lake. Green Line.

Where The Walk Will End

La Colombe Coffee on Randolph Street

About This Walk

Wake up and walk the Fulton Market District.

This is the second year for the evolving Fulton Market District walk for the World Wide Photowalk weekend.  We will spend an hour and a half taking a look at one of the fastest changing neighborhoods in Chicago.  From meat packing to high end art galleries, warehouses to Google offices, this neighborhood is one of the most photogenic neighborhoods in Chicago.  Capture images now before even more change comes to the Fulton Market.

If you participated last year, come along again to document the change that the neighborhood has experienced.

Learn some of the history from a 16 year resident of the neighborhood, Keith R. Sbiral.  Also check out some of the best photo locations to capture the beauty of Chicago.

All cameras welcome.  All photography levels of experience welcome.  We will all learn something new from each other.  A special welcome to everyone in Chicago for the LHSA annual meeting.

About Keith R. Sbiral:

Keith’s photography started at a very young age when he got his hands on a Kodak Instamatic 126, followed by a Kodak 35 mm and eventually his Mom’s Canon AE-1 Program.  His high school art instructor, John Vance, was inspirational and pushed him to roll some B&W film and take out the Pentax K-1000 and learn about light and exposure.  Walking the abandoned railroad tracks of his rural Iowa community provided the subject matter for lessons in light and composition.

Keith’s love for cameras and all things photographic were pushed even further the first time he walked into Christian Camera, the local camera shop ten miles from his home in Decorah, Iowa, and set his eyes on a Canon EOS 10s.  The encouragement at a young age of local camera shop owners and photographers like Shirley Dynes and Chip Peterson fueled Keith’s love for photography.  There is something lost in the age when equipment is ordered through a sanitized website with little or no interaction.  The camera is part of your photographic voice and walking into that small store and being able to talk about photography with a community of photographers is incredibly valuable and inspirational to a young photographer.

Keith counts photographic greats such as Walker Evans and Henri Cartier-Bresson among his favorites.  A love for photography is perfectly matched with a passion for travel; over the last two decades Keith has had the opportunity to travel extensively both domestically and internationally.

Today Keith shoots primarily with a Leica rangefinder and recently had the opportunity to participate in a Leica Akadimie Master Class with world renowned photographer Craig Semetko and subsequently has worked with photographer Nicholas Pinto.

Keith’s current photography focus is on street photography, low light photography, documentary, and travel photography.

“The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

One last chance…October 15th, 2017

Hi everyone,
Just wanted to drop a note that if you would like to upload a photo on the Worldwide Photowalk website for our walk, I’ll pick a winner to move on to the overall Scott Kelby competition on Tuesday or Wednesday. They extended the deadline so you still have a chance.

Also, if you haven’t gone to our website CompleteCuba.com or liked our FaceBook page CompleteCuba, be sure to check it out. We have upcoming trips, but also have events stateside throughout the year.

Thanks again for coming on the walk!

Keith Sbiral

Thank you all!October 9th, 2017

Thank you all for joining me on Saturday. Please don’t forget to enter a photo in the competition on the Worldwide Photowalk website and I’ll select a winner for the boarder competition. I truly appreciated everyone coming out, I hope you had a great morning, and enjoyed the neighborhood and the shoot. –Keith

  • Keith Sbiral I'd like to thank you all for joining me on Saturday. Please feel free to enter a photo for the contest, I'll determine the winning photo to move on to the WWP contest. If you have any questions don't hesitate to email me directly. I truly hope you enjoyed the photo walk and the neighborhood! -Keith

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