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Chicago River

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 13 November 2014 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Photo captured while on the Chicago Architecture Foundation's River Cruise on September 26, 2014.

NIKON D7000 1/90 second F/11.0 ISO 100 57 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Nice, very nice. Good monochrome and PoV. I like it !

13 Nov 2014 8:54am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb clarity and sharpness. Beautiful cityscape in monochrome.:-)

13 Nov 2014 9:03am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

cool Chicago, cool BW

13 Nov 2014 10:25am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb composition !

13 Nov 2014 11:31am

franz from Baden, Austria

this is a cruise i have to remember if i ever get to chicago again! what a cracking shot and presentation !
chicago isn't called the birthplace of the skyscraper in vain !

13 Nov 2014 1:43pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The B&W adds drama and accentuates the lovely lines

13 Nov 2014 3:10pm

Slackwater Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of the deployed bridge and the waterway through the city. The river is quite a strong, local attraction.

13 Nov 2014 3:49pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That's a nice view from the river with the bridge open.

13 Nov 2014 5:08pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Wonderful textures. Great work with the rendering and the composition.

13 Nov 2014 7:07pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

outstanding B&W...

13 Nov 2014 7:40pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

magnifique cadrage pour cette belle composition traitée en N/B)

13 Nov 2014 9:08pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

black and white worked well. Great tonal range in this shot

13 Nov 2014 9:10pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

You need to capture it on St Patrick's day when it is green. Nice photo.

13 Nov 2014 10:50pm

@Bruce: Oh, I did that already!! Here's the link. :-D

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous b&w image! Such a wonderful view of the city! It has gotten cold here. I am sure not as cold as in Chicago. It was a high of 44 today and supposed to be colder over the next few days.

13 Nov 2014 10:50pm

@Elaine Hancock: Only 31 here today. :-D

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Cool B&W, Steven. Really clear, sharp and nicely composed. Great contrast.

13 Nov 2014 10:59pm

Roléro-t from Loverval, Belgium

Good bw shot!

13 Nov 2014 11:15pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Very nice B&W taken from the river.

14 Nov 2014 1:52am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Another excellent shot, Steven.

14 Nov 2014 4:10am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh superbe

14 Nov 2014 9:23am

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Très belle prise de vue en noir et blanc.

Very nice shooting in black and white.

14 Nov 2014 2:27pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine monochrome. excellent composition and detail

14 Nov 2014 5:46pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful Scene in B&W. Excellent composition. Superb. :)

14 Nov 2014 6:23pm

francesco from Italy

very beautiful black&white...

15 Nov 2014 7:59am

Etsu from Japan

Wonderful shot of the cityscape. Excellent monochrome and the perfect-timing.

15 Nov 2014 2:41pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

A very beautiful urban composition. Excellent in B/W.

15 Nov 2014 8:35pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

excellent light and tonal range

16 Nov 2014 12:43pm

aIDa from guilan, Iran

beautiful ; but i wish it was colorful

16 Nov 2014 9:48pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Magnificent vista and I like your B&W treatment.

17 Nov 2014 8:55am

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

My eye follows the water all the way under the bridge. Another good low angle shot.

19 Nov 2014 11:35am