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  1. Lightning strikes three of the tallest buildings in Chicago at the same time!

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    On June 23rd, 2010 a line of nasty storms rolled through Chicago in the early evening hours. I stayed late at the office that night to work on some things and to avoid the rush hour chaos that was…

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    • Floating Chicago - A collection of mirrored skyline timelapses

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      Through the past couple years I've shot a decent amount of time-lapses of the Chicago skyline. I figured why not take all of those and throw the same mirror filter that was warmly welcomed by…

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      • Lightning Strikes on the John Hancock Building

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        Before I headed out for the night I put a camera in the window and let it record the storm that was going on. Came home and skimmed the hour long tape for the significant strikes and edited them together. Tunes…

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        • Powerful Storms Roll Through Chicago

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          On August 4th 2008 powerful storms rolled through Chicago. What you're viewing is in sequential order. It was pretty interesting how the storm had so many stages and different looks to it. After…

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          • Good Morning Chicago - Your daily sunrise for the month of June

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            June was the first month this year that I had no travel plans so I challenged myself to wake up everyday at around 5am to capture the sunrise on downtown Chicago. I'm pretty proud I was able…

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            • More from after the storm. The sequel to the Triple Lightning Strike

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              The first part is random strikes I happened to capture on the same night as the triple strike on Willis Tower, Trump International Hotel and Tower and the John Hancock Building (http://vimeo.com/12816548).…

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              • Chicago Derecho Storm Video and Time-lapse Highlights - June 30, 2014

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                This is a highlight reel of all the lightning I was able to capture during the evening of June 30th 2014 in Chicago. The crazy thing is this the second time I have captured a triple lightning strike…

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                • Round Tripping from Chicago to Denver for How!

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                  This past Sunday I flew out to Denver for the How Design Conference to rep Threadless. On my flight out there I setup a time lapse camera to the window of the plane and took a photo every 5 seconds.…

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                  • It's crazy how a simple mirror filter can transform a video into something else.

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                    I originally only posted this on my flickr account as it was just test footage. I had no idea it would take off like it did: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cshimala/5275838854/ Music: Diamond Messages…

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                    • Time lapse tests from the amazing view at my sisters new home.

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                      1st Scene - Video speed up 4x 2nd and 3rd Scenes - Photo taken every 2 seconds. Imported as an image sequence in Quicktime at 29.97 fps. Music: Bibio - Lovers' Carvings

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                      • My Grant Park Obama Rally Experience

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                        I started my night by making a quick stop at the Signature Room atop of the John Hancock building. From there I made my way to Grant Park all while pausing along the way at random places to film here…

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                        • SkinnyCorp Flood

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                          We had some crazy storms and pretty much the entire North side of Chicago was under water including our office... No tee shirts were harmed in this flood other than all the defected tees you see…

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