Photography & Interests of Steven A Richards

51 Flips | 9 Magazines | 2 Likes | 4 Followers | @chgomaverick | Steven A Richards is a popular, Chicago-based editorial and artistic photographer. His award-winning photographs have been published in a dozen local and national magazines, from Chicago Style to Kentucky Bride Magazine. He has photographed celebrities, politicians, artists, performers, as well as average everyday people on the streets of Chicago as well as in festivals, concerts, fashion events and in the top hotels and venues of the city. His images span the breadth of landscapes, performances, events, portraiture, modeling, architecture, food, nature and wildlife. Steven lives in his private studio and galleria on the northside of chicago where he works as a visual image promoter and expert modeling coach.

Seychelles tops list of most indebted nations

Seychelles has net debts of more than 150% of GDP, while UK is 98th on list, according to Jubilee Debt Campaign<p>The idyllic Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles has been revealed as the world's most indebted nation, in a list compiled by campaigners.<p>By including private borrowing from overseas …

The decline of serial killers and rise of the sharing economy

The booming market for peer-to-peer business is a reflection of Americans' renewed faith in strangers<p>In San Francisco and Los Angeles, fleets of amateur taxi drivers have taken to the streets, using services like Lyft and Sidecar to find fares, ferrying total strangers around to earn extra cash. In …

The Politics of Private Manning

I've written a lot about Bradley, now Chelsea, Manning over the past three-plus years since Manning's arrest in May 2010. Straight new reports, opinion pieces, discursive mixes of the two. Manning arrested, Manning transported to U.S., Manning kept in solitary confinement, Manning awaiting charges …

Bradley Manning's sentence: 35 years for exposing us to the truth

This was never a fair trial – Obama declared Manning's guilt in advance. But Manning's punishment is an affront to democracy<p>• Poll: Should President Obama pardon Bradley Manning?<p>As of today, Wednesday 21 August 2013, Bradley Manning has served 1,182 days in prison. He should be released with a …

Don't let U.S. government read your e-mail

You may have never heard of Lavabit and Silent Circle. That's because they offered encrypted (secure) e-mail services, something most Americans have probably never thought about needing, or wanting.<p>In recent days, Lavabit closed shop reportedly in response to U.S. government pressure to hand over …

New rule bans Ga. toll booth charity

Drivers in Georgia will need to find a new good deed.<p>A new rule from the State Road and Tollway Authority bans drivers from the local tradition of paying a toll for the person behind them.<p>The <i>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</i> reports that some drivers complained that cashiers were pocketing the extra 50 …

Hyperloop train plans unveiled by PayPal founder Elon Musk - video

Images of plans for a transport system that would allow people to travel faster than the speed of sound that have been unveiled by the founder of PayPal, Elon Musk. Hyperloop would transport passengers in aluminum pods at speeds of 800mph through elevated tubes between San Francisco and Los …

Manhattan Project - a picture from the past

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Opinion: Manning verdict's lesson in a digital age - CNN.com

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted from court on Thursday in Fort Meade, Maryland.<p><i>Editor's note: Douglas Rushkoff writes a regular column for CNN.com. He is a media theorist and the author of the new book "Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now."</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Pfc. Bradley Manning, who provided …

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Obese Boy Scouts Banned From National Jamboree

Boy Scouts were required to undergo a body mass index screening to attend this week’s National Scout Jamboree, with the most obese being barred from …

Microsoft Tells The Obama Administration: 'The Constitution Is Suffering' Under PRISM

Brad Smith, the company's general counsel, used unusually dramatic tones to beg Holder to persuade President Obama to be more open with the public about how the NSA and other agencies obtain and sift data from big tech companies. (Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Apple have all been linked to the PRISM …

NTT DoCoMo's New Android Camera App Adds Video To Panoramic Photos

NTT DoCoMo, one of the largest mobile network operators in Japan, launched a new Android app today that enables users to easily shoot a panoramic photo and then animate specific parts of their subject matter.<p>The software forces the photographer to shoot 10 consecutive images, split into two …

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Steven Richards

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