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A colleague of mine, Sebastien Micke, came by the office yesterday with pictures he took on Tuesday at the Obama victory rally in Chicago. Micke works in the U.S. for the French magazine Paris Match (AP and Match are owned by the same company). “Shooting at events like this is pretty hard–you really have to work to find unusual, interesting moments,” he told me. It helped that the evening was relatively mild and the lighting in Chicago’s Grant Park was beautiful. I like the shot above, which gives me a perspective on the stage that I didn’t get on TV. Here are some other behind-the-scenes pictures: