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One local photographer gets up close and personal with the snow, with stunning results.
 

WHEN
8:40am
1.27.14

WHERE
Andersonville

Unlike most Chicagoans, when Bill Guerriero awoke to an icy morning with subzero temperatures, he was excited. “To tell you the truth, when I woke up that morning I was really happy because I knew the cold would produce something beautiful for me to photograph,” he says. “The best part is that I didn’t have to go outside to get it.” Guerriero captured this intricate arrangement of crystals forming on a frosty window by shooting through a magnifying glass, a technique he had long desired to experiment with. “We had a long period of bitter cold in Chicago, and I became interested in the ways extreme cold affected the cityscape.”