The Chicago Fire

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    This is the magnificent view from the observation deck of the John Hancock tower. I had my tripod and everything ready to go but one of the employees told me that tripods are now banned. This was apparently do to some clumsy lady who had tripped on one before and sued the folks at the Hancock.
    I did make the trip out to Chicago pretty much for the sole purpose of getting this picture so I was not going to be deterred. I not so sneakily hid the tripod under my arm and brought it up anyway . It didn't really matter though, several other folks where using tripods as well. This is my ode to Trey's original Chicago masterpiece.

    1. TylerJohnson 58 months ago | reply

      wow this is amazing

    2. misloup 58 months ago | reply

      Excellent work HDR.. I liiiiiiiiiike it...

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    3. *christine** 58 months ago | reply

      A fantastic view!


      I have seen this amazing picture in the "IQ" - Image Quality Group.

    4. hummernak 58 months ago | reply

      A beautiful ode! I like your colours and the good sharpness. Normally not a fan of HDR, but this is a clear exeption!! really good work!

    5. Swaroop S 58 months ago | reply

      wow..... fantastic work...

    6. Martin de Lusenet 58 months ago | reply

      Nice job .

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    7. -Ruben- 58 months ago | reply

      Really nice picture

    8. David Gn Photography 58 months ago | reply

      Wow! Stunning view! Great job in your processing!

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    9. Anthony Mair [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      so thats the real reason why these places dont let tripods be assembled! i just didnt understand it when i went to the sears tower. Now i do.

      Great shot!

    10. designKase 58 months ago | reply

      beautiful shot matt

    11. Lucilla D. 58 months ago | reply

      meravigliosa

    12. Fernando Bilbao 52 months ago | reply

      Wonderful work!

    13. kleiner hobbit 51 months ago | reply

      Wonderfull!. This view is awesome, its bright but anyway the city is glowing. I hope I can make a picture like this sometimes.

    14. zman z28 49 months ago | reply

      Nice work. Sensational photo.

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