Neil Shelby Long
Bringing to life, stories of people, places and adventures, through still and moving images
Chi Town

Chicago

Home of Deep Pan and Al Capone, Chicago always amazes.

Chi Town

Chi Town

I would be seriously hard pushed to choose between New York and Chicago.

Both cities have their history. Both have that familiarity of seeing the sights in movies…

But only one is the home of deep pan pizza and The Cubs. Oh how I love you Chicago.

Cloudgate

Cloudgate

Constructed between 2004 and 2006, Cloudgate, or The Bean was designed by British artist, Sir Anish Kapoor. I find it mesmerising and the fact that this piece of art is there for everyone to touch, enjoy and take selfies with brings me great happiness.

No, this isn't the mediterranian.

No, this isn't the mediterranian.

Chicago sits on the shores of Lake Michigan. One of the five Great Lakes. There are 24 beaches along the 28 mile shoreline that runs the length of Chicago.

Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field

Ah the Cubs. For 108 years, the World Series eluded them. Then in 2016, the ‘Curse of the Billy Goat’ was lifted when the Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians.

Get your Kicks

Get your Kicks

Route 66. The mother road and the beginning to so many stories of hopes and dreams. One day I’ll take a car and travel the cross country route, all 2448 miles.