What I See: Gary Eckstein

One Chicagoan takes us through his summer day from sampling 'dead body' soup to visiting Fiesta del Sol

August 26, 2013

Logan Jaffe

Gary Eckstein is a Chicagoan who loves roaming around the city, photographing what he sees. Here, he takes us through a summer day from sampling "dead body" soup at a Korean Market in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood to visiting Pilsen's Fiesta Del Sol festival.

"The things I try to emphasize when I take photos are love of place, people and culture and my attempt to capture the genuine character of a given location," Gary says. You can find more of his photos on Flickr

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A trainer's day at the Shedd Aquarium with Jessica Whiton

Bike-a-Bee with Jana Kinsman

Early Morning Edition with Lauren Chooljian

'What I See' is a project which showcases photos from our community and what we're thinking when we take them.

Show us what your Chicago looks like! Email web producer Logan Jaffe ljaffe@wbez.org or tweet @loganjaffe to find out more about how to make a What I See slideshow for WBEZ.