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Night Lights

Posted by Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 25 April 2014 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

A portion of the City of Chicago's skyline along Michigan Avenue. Cloud Gate, more commonly known as "The Bean," located in Millennium Park, stands in the way of a full reveal.

Photo taken on February 14, 2010.

SONY DSLR-A300 6 seconds F/4.5 ISO 100 30 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Fascinating how many different ways there are of 'seeing' this sculpture . .

25 Apr 2014 7:53am

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Jolie sculpture qui absorbe les reflets...

25 Apr 2014 8:39am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A magical place with your fine composition and superb treatment!

25 Apr 2014 9:46am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Une soucoupe volante tout en brillante et tous ces building merveilleux.

25 Apr 2014 9:49am

Mohammad/Navvab from shiraz, Iran

so great PoV

25 Apr 2014 9:56am

Lïly from NY, United States

Splendidly Shot!! :)

25 Apr 2014 10:50am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice night shot
with beautiful frame, ligting, graphics & reflections!

25 Apr 2014 11:38am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Fantastic framing ! Beautiful !

25 Apr 2014 11:51am

Don from Spokane, United States

The "bean" is an amazing sight to see at night. Excellent capture of the city's lights.

25 Apr 2014 3:02pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Great b&w night shot, what a place !

25 Apr 2014 4:13pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Love the B&W - really showcases the shapes - love that "bean"

25 Apr 2014 5:19pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

It looks magnificent. And the black and white has resulted in an impacting image. Great work.

25 Apr 2014 6:05pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A gorgeous image! That Bean is so cool.

25 Apr 2014 8:22pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

The Bean has become such an iconic and familiar site, it's quite nice to see it at night.

25 Apr 2014 8:26pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fabulous image! I have always wanted to see the Bean! This is fantastic!

25 Apr 2014 10:29pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Wonderful shot of the "bean." With a 6 second exposure, I'm surprised the humans below it are so sharp.

26 Apr 2014 1:36am

L'angevine from Angers, France

bon cadrage

26 Apr 2014 6:06am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nicely framed

26 Apr 2014 2:06pm

k@ from Paris, France

Geez, what a giant bean, superb mono & light & compo.

26 Apr 2014 5:30pm

Diana from San Francisco, United States

Wish it be picked by the spotlight.

27 Apr 2014 5:41am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Wonderful shot Steven! Fantastic city, architecture, art and country!

27 Apr 2014 7:19am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Wonderful shot.

27 Apr 2014 9:05pm

franz from Baden, Austria

superb !!! the bean looks just like a UFO from an alien planet on a visit to another "alien" world ...

28 Apr 2014 5:32pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

B&W is ideal with the city lights and forms. I'm fascinated by the Bean as a sculpture. Well captured.

9 May 2014 12:27am