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Warped Chicago Skyline

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 29 January 2008 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Photograph of Cloud Gate, commonly known as "The Bean", at Millenium Park in Chicago. The warped Chicago skyline is reflected off the Bean.

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Sangram from Mumbai, India

that an amazing piece of architecture

29 Jan 2008 7:19am

r00t from Csorna, Hungary

amazing, great reflection. nice shot.

29 Jan 2008 7:47am

Samuelw from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

nice way to get shade inside there

29 Jan 2008 8:54am

@Samuelw: I was wondering why so many people were hundled under there! Actually, I went inside there as well and there were some interesting shots taken where the bean's shape turns concave.

ManuelaR from Hainburg, Germany

Excellent Steven!!!

29 Jan 2008 9:06am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

Great photo and such an interesting structure. I love the skyline of the city reflected in it.

29 Jan 2008 9:18am

Frances from NewYork, United States

Great eye !!

29 Jan 2008 9:27am

Steven from Montreal, Canada

Gorgeous reflections and what a beautiful blue sky!

29 Jan 2008 11:05am

Anne from White Rock, Canada

What a wonderful reflection of the city! You caught it beautifully - can sea why its known as the Bean! :-)

29 Jan 2008 11:08am

@Anne: I'm still trying to figure out why it's officially called "Cloud Gate." :-)

vignesh from Bangalore, India

heyyyy...ive been here...stood under it...and also have a pic of the reflections on the underside...watch out for it in my photoblog ;)

29 Jan 2008 1:12pm

marc from granby, Canada

very nice good composition...

29 Jan 2008 1:15pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

What a fun place and photo!

29 Jan 2008 2:52pm

Kirsten from Leamington, Canada

woah.
this is sweet.
i'd love to see this on the street.

29 Jan 2008 2:52pm

greg from Denver, United States

I took about 300 photos of "the bean" last January... in fact, I think I'll post one this week! Thanks for jogging my memory...

(Did you the large towers there with the video screens as well? Awesome city park...)

29 Jan 2008 4:21pm

@greg: I saw the large towers, but always thought it was a bit unusual to see so much water coming out of people's mouths. I think Mayor Daley has done a great job cleaning up AND greening the city.

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

What an amazing photo with that twisted city skyline reflection!

29 Jan 2008 4:50pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

Way cool. This bean is a really interesting work of art.

29 Jan 2008 6:29pm

Illuci from Hurdegaryp, Netherlands

What a beautiful object! And also perfectly suited for its purpose, the people around it complete the picture!

29 Jan 2008 8:40pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

An amazing object, and the reflection is stunning, a great capture Steven.

29 Jan 2008 9:29pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Very cool! Great shot!

29 Jan 2008 10:20pm

«miguel.peixeiro» from Coimbra, Portugal

...what a place,beautiful.

29 Jan 2008 10:36pm

Elisa from Massachusetts, United States

very neat!!

30 Jan 2008 2:17am

Eduarda from Povoa de Santa Iria, Portugal

Great photo

30 Jan 2008 6:11pm