Photo dedicated to hope and change.....
Chicago skyline from the observation deck at John Hancock Tower. The staff do not allow photographers to set up tripods (the story is: a little girl got her hair tangled in someones tripod, so her parents sued the building, only in America), I placed the camera on top of the air heating fixtures on the floor and against the glass. There are still some glass reflections at the upper left corner though.
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providence (8) 2008-11-05 16:53
This picture would have not been as good if it was completly night time. the sun setting on the top right corner is perfect.
PJE (20758) 2008-11-05 17:19
Only the best of captures from the Chicago skyline with an excellent lens from the home location of the latest USA President. Tan I think the long view here is impressive and very well worth the viewing. Thanks for sharing!
jonathan_hart (21274) 2008-11-05 17:57
vertiginous POV, wide view, well managed nightshot, it's amazing how urbanized is this part of the world, and this is just a detail !
hope of change too
Nelu_Goia (3116) 2008-11-05 18:33
Yeah Tan,as you said;only in America:(...
What can I say; good luck with the new one and just wait and see what will be to change: the man or the country.
As about the shot:superb quality as usual from you.Microscopic details of a huge cityscape.And you haven`t even used the tripod...
jjcordier (76860) 2008-11-05 22:08
Excellent POV de nuit sur cette forêt de buildings et cette débauche de lumière.
Pour le reste, on peut toujours espérer....
InasiaJones (31498) 2008-11-05 23:19
I wish to shoot from this point of view, the next time I'll be in Chicago, although I have visit this great city 3 times and always have too many things to see.
But with your excellent result, it's a convincing motivation to get up there. Even without your tripod, you did what it take to achieved a perfect and sharp view. Very well-managed lights creating a fascinating urban texture.
Budapestman (82620) 2008-11-06 1:11
Beautiful panorama from this spectacular city with fantastic details. The POV is very effective, splendid shot. Have a nice day
Gerrit (48316) 2008-11-06 1:17
Impressive amount of lights. Fine view in beautiful colors.
Yes we can do it without a tripod.
PixelTerror (0) 2008-11-06 1:34
Not your most impressive image as it is impacted by the light pollution but it does have the captain's pov (and for that Chicago has a number of povs for you) and above that it fits very well to the news. Sharpness is fine considering no tripod, when I got up there in 94 it was already forbidden.
Have a nice day JY
thor68 (5586) 2008-11-06 1:36
i only had the day-view from there, so seeing this fantastic sea of light, i have to return at night sometime.
the colorful after-sunset-sky on the right is great ans i would not have noticed the reflections if you hadn´t mentioned them.
excellent job & best wishes, thor.
carper (96) 2008-11-06 3:18
a fine one my friend.
the pov is outstanding, marvelous would I say. the quality is fine and yes you did do a fine job here, have a very good day Tan.
MiguelP (14470) 2008-11-06 6:24
Wonderful photo for a hopefully different times at the US and therefore in all the world. I wish the new president to run his challenges as the sharpness your photo has.
kevinos (7399) 2008-11-06 6:34
I seem to have lost touch with your wonderful pictures for a while, Tan. It is nice to find them again and to see that you are still uploading amazing images. This one look very surreal and slightly menacing, with a feel of the concrete jungle about it. It is technically perfect as ever and with a powerful, receding perspective. regards Kevin
chpp (4281) 2008-11-06 6:36
great shot. amazing depth for a night shot, very well exposed and very good sharpness
Cormac (26563) 2008-11-06 7:02
Excellent night shot, with the lights of the city just matching the light from the sky, creating a nice balance. When I saw this I thought "a thousand points of light" but then I caught myself - wrong president said that!
jrj (34841) 2008-11-06 7:05
Superb night shot tan. Top tech and superb details. Outstanding night shot..
yaya13baut (3344) 2008-11-06 9:38
good night shot, the skyline, the countless lights of the city going far away... As the french actor and writer Richard Bohringer said in a novel, "c'est beau une ville la nuit" (that's beautiful a city at night).
gneufeld (15890) 2008-11-06 18:24
A good night shot here - extensive details and very good depth and clarity. Well done and TFS. Gerald
TGULUMSER (13252) 2008-11-08 4:22
I can't believe that this shot was captured behind the window, excellent view. Amazing cityscape, congratulations,
vascao (192) 2008-11-08 10:59
Thanks God it changed. And thanks God Hancock's view is still breathtaking and there are photographers like you to show us this wonder.
alibasarir (15580) 2008-11-11 2:04
gerçekten müthiş ve insanı etkileyen bir görüntü.özellikle derinlik mükemmel ve ışık kullanımı son derece güzel eline sağlık.
bebbetto (12) 2008-11-14 14:13
What a fantastic shot. Perfect details and composition.
Waylim (25360) 2008-11-24 19:28
this is a fantastic night shot of the city light of Chicago, appropriately chosen for the occasion. Excellent details overlooking the city of twingling light, it's sparkles with hope for a better future and change for many. I hope he can deliver what he promises. This is really a breath taking view, great composition. I feel like flying over the city.
NuriGiray (4) 2012-03-13 17:01
Merhaba Tan Bey,
Yaptığınız kadrajla, ışıkların oluşturduğu neredeyse sonsuzmuş gibi algılanan derinlik hissine bayıldım.
- Copyright: Tan Yilmaz (capthaddock) (28790)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-10-25
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon 10-22 f3.5-4.5 EFS
- Exposure: f/4.2, 4 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-11-05 16:24
- Favorites: 1 [view]