|Under the Red Line|
That's why when my friend (and awesome photographer) Jon set out take take some photos of me for my portfolio website, I knew I wanted to reflect my city life in the background. Obviously Chicago has some major tourist attractions that would work for that kind of thing, but I think one of the best things about my city is how quaint some of the neighborhoods are.
|Outside Carol's Pub|
That's why we did the photo shoot in Uptown–– downtown is great, but Uptown is full of character and color. It was a lot of fun to walk around and explore, and we were able to get some key parts of city life (like the el tracks) in my photos.
So if you're ever visiting Chicago, when you're through covering all the basics like Navy Pier and the Bean, make sure you head up North for some local Chicago flavor. After all, it's in the different neighborhoods that you'll find the best drink specials, karaoke nights, sidewalk cafes, and boutiques.