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SkyWheel

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 15 April 2020 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

A great standout against the blue sky, the SkyWheel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina rises high, providing great views of the Myrtle Beach strip. SkyWheel is a 187-foot tall (57.0 m) observation wheel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. When it opened on May 20th, 2011, it was the second-tallest extant Ferris wheel in North America, after the 212-foot (64.6 m) Texas Star in Dallas, and the tallest wheel in the United States east of the Mississippi River. Since its opening, it has become the sixth-tallest Ferris wheel in the United States.

Photo captured October 11, 2019.

NIKON D7000 1/180 second F/6.7 ISO 200 28 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is very great device. Handsome

15 Apr 2020 5:09am

Ginnie Hart from Netherlands

I declare, Steven. I have a sister who lives on the coast in Myrtle Beach about half of the year, and I bet she knows all about this. When I visited her years ago, it had not yet been built. It must be quite the attraction.

15 Apr 2020 5:16am

By Marie & By Marie Montagnes from Entre Bretagne et montagnes, France

I love Ferris wheels, but nothing would get me on them. LOL!

15 Apr 2020 5:18am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Nice composition.

15 Apr 2020 5:34am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Square pic with a circle inside... Perfect intuition.

15 Apr 2020 5:37am

claudine/canelle from lorient, France

Vivement le retour à la vie ...Très belle cette Roue

15 Apr 2020 6:06am

lisl from Bath, United Kingdom

Did you venture, Steven?

15 Apr 2020 6:21am

@lisl: Not in 2019, but we did in 2014. The tag skywheel will show you two aerial views I captured.

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Great to see the whole skyweel in one image

15 Apr 2020 7:39am

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Très bien cadrée cette roue gigantesque au beau milieu des palmiers.

15 Apr 2020 8:04am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien cette roue

15 Apr 2020 8:14am

jean pierre from Paris, France

la roue tourne!! amts

15 Apr 2020 8:26am

yoshimiparis from France

The big wheel we had in Paris is 60 meters high; smaller therefore than this

15 Apr 2020 8:35am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Your well composed image makes a nicely sculptural statement

15 Apr 2020 8:48am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe rouge dans un ciel pur e limpide quelle mise en valeur fantastique
Belle journée

15 Apr 2020 8:51am

jpla from Anjou, France

je suppose que pour l'instant, c'est à l'arrêt
JP

15 Apr 2020 9:04am

Willy from Belgium

une belle prise de cette roue énorme Steven

un joli contraste de couleurs

greetings

15 Apr 2020 9:36am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Very well captured Steven. A magnificent picture. 5*

15 Apr 2020 10:16am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

The wheel is beautiful

15 Apr 2020 11:18am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Beautiful shot. Circles are pleasing shapes.

15 Apr 2020 12:06pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

belle oeuvre sur ce ciel bleu !!

15 Apr 2020 12:19pm

Rose from United States

I would have liked it when younger...now not so much.

15 Apr 2020 2:01pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely image against the blue sky !!!!
But I get dizzy even looking at it !!

15 Apr 2020 2:46pm

Don from Spokane, United States

It's a fine ferris wheel that outgrew it's fame. Someone wll always made one bigger.

15 Apr 2020 3:57pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition with the wheel .

15 Apr 2020 4:56pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Oh how beautiful this is!

15 Apr 2020 5:06pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Very nice shot.

15 Apr 2020 5:42pm

Abby from Casciago, Italy

Similar to your signature! ;))

15 Apr 2020 5:45pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, colors & graphics!
Lovely!

15 Apr 2020 6:01pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Wow... si beau !... Bien cadré, couleurs et graphisme.
Mais désolée aucune envie de faire un tour !... Trop vertigineux . :))

15 Apr 2020 7:33pm

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Who fantastic photo from the sky wheel.

15 Apr 2020 7:57pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Lovely white wheel against the blue sky.

15 Apr 2020 8:00pm

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

Superbe cadrage! C'est très beau.

15 Apr 2020 8:02pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The white wheel stands out brilliantly against the blue sky.

15 Apr 2020 9:58pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

that is quite amazing

16 Apr 2020 12:48am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

despite it being only a few hours from my home, I have never been to Myrtle Beach. I have been on the wheel on the Texas fairgrounds, but all you can see is Dallas. I bet (on a clear day) the view over the ocean would be great.

16 Apr 2020 12:51am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A wonderful view of this big wheel! Beautifully composed. I hope that you took a ride on it!

16 Apr 2020 12:51am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

fine close up !

16 Apr 2020 11:28am

Remus from Portugal

I never rode a ferris wheel .... my vertigo does not allow it.
:-D
Great framing and composition!

17 Apr 2020 2:51pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Ohhhh fun! And a great shot! With the tree framing and the blue sky - they could use it for their promotions!

19 Apr 2020 6:39pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Magnificent. Beautiful image of this SkyWheel. :)

21 Apr 2020 6:20pm

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

It really does stand out against the blue sky.

25 Apr 2020 3:15am

Jolanda from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wow. Great capture

21 Jul 2020 10:13pm

@Jolanda: Thank you. I get it now.