Lake Point Tower (front left) is a residential building located just east of Lake Shore Drive and north of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago. The building is the only residential building that is located on the east side of Lake Shore Drive. Opened in 1968, Lake Point Tower has been home to several celebrities[...]View More »
Welcome to JoeyBLS Photography!
My name is Joey Lax-Salinas and I am a traveling photographer living Northwest Indiana just outside of Chicago. As a traveling photographer, I find myself in some of the most beautiful places. I’ve driven through 43 states and have captured hundreds of thousands of photographs from the city lights of Las Vegas to the many monuments in Washington DC. I prefer to shoot landscapes, photos of urban decay, architecture, aerial photos and much more. Nearly all of my posted photos are available for purchase or can be licensed for commercial use. My style varies depending on the photo, but I do use HDR (High Dynamic Range) as a technique for many (but not all) of my photos.
My work has been featured on several news stations both locally and nationally and has also appeared in magazines, billboards, promotional pieces and more. Several of my storm photos and videos have been featured on Good Morning America, The Weather Channel, WeatherNation, ABC 7 News Chicago, NBC 5 News Chicago and many more (see About page). I have received several awards for my creative work as well, which you can also read about.
Locally, I own a media company and work as a commercial photographer and wedding photographer in Northwest Indiana. As a Northwest Indiana wedding photographer, capturing candid moments is what I do best. While I can appreciate all of the posed, more traditional shots that go hand in hand with weddings, capturing special moments from the sidelines has always been my goal. I believe that capturing emotion with a candid, journalistic approach makes for the best wedding photography. Are you looking for a wedding photographer for your big day? Whether you need a wedding photographer for an event in Northwest Indiana, Chicago or anywhere else, feel free to contact me with the details of the wedding and reception and I will contact you about my availability.
Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is one of the most beautiful, serene places that I have ever visited. The above photo was captured not long before driving into the park from the southern entrance. I could see that I was driving alongside a canyon and a river, but when I pulled over and actually took[...]View More »
Today, the Old Lake County Courthouse in Crown Point, IN functions as a tourist attraction and houses several shops and galleries that are open to the public. In the warmer months, craft fairs and other cultural events are held around the courthouse and on the grounds of the square in downtown Crown Point. The Old[...]View More »