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Museum of Science and Industry

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 29 February 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Canadian geese spotted on the semi-frozen pond outside the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.

Photo captured January 27, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/321 second F/9.0 ISO 100 34 mm

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Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

It looks like the hockey team is warming up.

29 Feb 2012 6:28am

Florence from Paris, France

Great architecture, like some greec temple. Love the blue icy sky here. Seems really chilly. Brrr !

29 Feb 2012 8:40am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely image - the geese are a lovely touch

29 Feb 2012 9:03am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Beautiful composition and wonderful colours and very beautiful light. Well done !

29 Feb 2012 10:39am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Delightful shot that combines the wonders of wildlife and architecture!

29 Feb 2012 12:59pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

A very beautiful composition !

29 Feb 2012 2:23pm

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Skating with the Canada Geese, I imagine straight from Saskatoon. Beautiful ice,
I feel like putting on a pair of skates, this looks so much fun. Beautiful photo !~

29 Feb 2012 3:13pm

@Phil David Morris, 2012: And boy did they like to leave behind what they ate in Saskatoon as well! It was like walking on eggshells avoiding those mounds. :-)

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Gorgeous! Wonderful light and ambiance to the frigid winter days of Chicago. I lived at 10-15 min walking from here, and used to go the Imax with each new film. Thanks for showing!

29 Feb 2012 3:46pm

@Francisco Romero: I knew if I posted enough photos from around Chicago, I'd find out eventually what neighborhood you lived in. :-) If only you were able to enjoy the mild winter we had this past year.

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful composition. Beautiful architecture. Great photo. :)

29 Feb 2012 4:33pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A handsome building that is enhanced by this wonderful reflective foreground. Nice work!

29 Feb 2012 6:01pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

this photo is so full of clearity, really impressive! especially like the frozen pont in the front, great!

29 Feb 2012 6:37pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

excellent composition...good of them to pose!

29 Feb 2012 7:28pm

Tricia Hays from poplar bluff, United States

Well, that's a really pretty set up in front of the museum like that... love the geese! =)

29 Feb 2012 8:25pm

franz from Baden, Austria

a most imposing structure in a very appealing frame! love the idea of 'cold' that speaks from this image ...

29 Feb 2012 8:44pm

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29 Feb 2012 9:05pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

The geese rally add interest to this nice cityscape.

1 Mar 2012 12:04am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A skating rink for geese. Neat shot.

1 Mar 2012 12:04am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful building. The water looks like glass! Do people skate on it if it was totally frozen?

1 Mar 2012 12:54am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is a great scene here - and I love the light. What a gorgeous building. I also have to chuckle becasue we have a million geese around here, we have a huge pond out front of our offices and the geese look so funny as they stand on the frozen ice here, sort of like old men waiting for a bread truck to ome by ..Love this :-0

1 Mar 2012 1:12am

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Amazing architecture !!!! Nice shot

1 Mar 2012 1:14am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Excellent Steven - the frozen pond and the geese make for a stunning image!

1 Mar 2012 1:28am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great looking building and a great looking winter shot.

1 Mar 2012 8:13am

Iris from Assen, Netherlands

great shot and beautiful details!!

1 Mar 2012 9:58pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Gorgeous composition -

3 Mar 2012 7:09am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Nice catch - beautiful glass-like look.

4 Mar 2012 3:53pm