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Old 07-20-2009, 12:07 PM
 
Location: "The Sunshine State"
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Here's a photo from Chicago. I love how the lighting emphasizes the detail on top of the Tribune Tower. Do you see the building to the left of that with what looks like a big yellow ball on top? Right next to that ball is a ladder that appears to be going nowhere. I learned during a tour that it was a blimp landing back in the day.

Beautiful buildings and photo! Sure looks like one nice city to visit and take pics of!
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Old 07-20-2009, 12:21 PM
Status: "Back in the UK after 4 weeks in the US" (set 2 days ago)
 
Location: Lancashire, England
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Beautiful buildings and photo! Sure looks like one nice city to visit and take pics of!
If you ever go to Chicago do take the river cruise, it's really excellent
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Old 07-20-2009, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Greater Greenville, SC
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Beautiful buildings and photo! Sure looks like one nice city to visit and take pics of!
It is! And it was nice to live there too, except in the winter.

Berenice is right. A visit to Chicago should include a boat tour -- preferably the one put on by the Chicago Architectural Foundation.
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Old 07-21-2009, 01:16 PM
 
Location: New Zealand
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Chicago is one of my favorite cities for photography as well. We go there every few months for family visits, so here are a few of my shots collected over the years:









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Old 07-21-2009, 03:10 PM
 
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Some shot of Paris









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Old 07-22-2009, 12:42 PM
 
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Fuzz.....some awesome shots of Chi Town. Great work with coloring.
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Old 07-22-2009, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Greater Greenville, SC
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Fuzz, those photos of Chicago are simply fantastic! I love them all, but the ones where you used selective coloring are really nicely done!
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Old 07-23-2009, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Great photos, everyone.


















larger versions @ Flickr: iamhydrogen's Photostream (http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamhydrogen/ - broken link)
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Old 07-23-2009, 01:02 PM
 
Location: New Zealand
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Fantastic shots, hydrogen. Question: what lens are you using? Any perspective correction?
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Old 07-23-2009, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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They were taken with the Canon 17-40 f/4 L. And, yeah, I did apply PC to some of them (first and last).
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