Ravinia Music Festival was the site of a good-bye party for classical music WFMT’s Carl Grapentine who is retiring after some 32 years as morning program host. As a regular listener to some part of each week day 4 hour program, I just had to attend the party. The faithful formed a line that required the best part of 2 hours for everyone to personally wish him well. Party-goers then enjoyed the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus give a rousing rendition of Beethovan’s 9th Symphony. A fine time was had by all.
A classically trained musician since childhood, Jack Carlson always had the “ear” of an artist. It was only a short step to develop the artist’s “eye” as well.
The portfolio of this certified photographer reveals images that emphasize mood and composition. Their purpose is to present a feeling in addition to portrayal of person, place or thing. Sometimes that feeling is nostalgia; other times it is serenity.
Each photograph tells a story.