Panorama of the Chicago downtown skyline at night, looking across the edge of Lake Michigan. (Four-photo stitch.)
I was out taking these photso for about forty minutes. The temperature was 4ºF (minus 16.6ºC): during the day it had risen to a high of 7ºF (minus 14ºC). Fortunately I had procured some thermal underwear in the afternoon in anticipation of my evening standing on the icy shore of an icy lake.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s family home in Oak Park. By a bizarre set of circumstances I was given a private tour of the house with just me, a tour guide, and a tour guide supervisor! Even in such informal circumstances, though, I still wasn’t allowed to take photographs inside.