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"Fifty Shades of Gray"

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 2 April 2015 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

A shot of the Chicago skyline as seen from midway between the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium.

Photo captured January 27, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 125 78 mm (35mm equiv.)

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Beau cliché sur les tours, mais je préfère ma campagne !!!!!!!!...:))))))

2 Apr 2015 5:29am



2 Apr 2015 6:03am

Sam from Chennai, India

What a beautiful view of the towers and the skyline. Excellent shot. Great in Gray. :)

2 Apr 2015 7:14am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, lighting & reflections!
A M A Z I N G !

2 Apr 2015 8:14am

Patrick M. from Lille, France

A nice overview of the city - impressive

2 Apr 2015 9:24am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent tonal balance. Nice title and from what I've heard more interesting than the book :)

2 Apr 2015 9:42am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb graphisc.:-)

2 Apr 2015 1:45pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

This is one of your best Steven.... clarity and detail are outstanding! Love that title too.... 5*****

2 Apr 2015 1:49pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

This title is true thanks to your superb processing to get a wide range of shares from black to white. Very well done.

2 Apr 2015 3:11pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

And then some....beautiful

2 Apr 2015 3:22pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful !

2 Apr 2015 3:49pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the B&W showing off the clean lines of the skyline

2 Apr 2015 4:49pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wonderful, sharp and detailed capture of this amazing skyline! the tonal range and contrast are superb!

2 Apr 2015 11:28pm

Adrienne from McAllen, United States

Great shot, the light and reflections off the buildings are gorgeous.

3 Apr 2015 12:14am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Is fifty shades of gray the new version of Ansel Adams Zone System?

3 Apr 2015 2:04am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue NB quelle modernité tous ces building superbe.

3 Apr 2015 3:57am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Beautiful work here, Steven! Sharp, details aplenty and a light that makes the buildings look almost metallic!

3 Apr 2015 5:04am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nice cityscape and b&w.

3 Apr 2015 12:15pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


3 Apr 2015 12:58pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Stunning monochrome of this spectacular skyline ... the contrasts and clarity are superb !!! Perfect title too ...

3 Apr 2015 6:56pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Gorgeous cityscape and awesome photo!

3 Apr 2015 7:28pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Great B/W shot! The light and reflections of the buildings are really beautiful!

3 Apr 2015 7:30pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Splendid skyline in a wonderfully contrasted B&W, as usual in your images ! Great sharpness.

3 Apr 2015 8:02pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is magnificent. A gorgeous b&w image and view of the city. The skyline is so beautiful!

3 Apr 2015 11:00pm

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

Un noir et blanc de qualité: c'est splendide!
A black and white quality: it's gorgeous!

4 Apr 2015 10:52am

Malaura from France

Fantastique photographie, digne des photos en noir et blanc des années 1950 ! J'adore totalement!!! Amitiés :)

4 Apr 2015 6:26pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Beautiful composition and I also like b&w

5 Apr 2015 3:27am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Great shot, and cleaver title too.

5 Apr 2015 9:37pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous! I love all the tones and detail you captured.

6 Apr 2015 2:26am

k@ from Paris, France

Perfect light and lining of those tall guys in a superbly luminous BW.

15 Apr 2015 11:28am