Windy city gold.

Posted by Abena (Illinois, United States) on 3 September 2013 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Windy city is one of Chicago's nicknames :-)

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Fantastic capture...great composition! Well done!

3 Sep 2013 5:45am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

This is a superb capture Abena, I love the light and angle

3 Sep 2013 6:33am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Very very interesting, with a superb pink part and excellent shadows and light.

3 Sep 2013 6:38am

@Basile Pesso: Thanks!!

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

Nice and interesting composition. Very well seen this light !

3 Sep 2013 6:58am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Des couleurs magnifiques, le cadrage est très original. Great shot, I like a lot.
Have a nice day.

3 Sep 2013 8:17am

@gerard1948: Merci beaucoup! Bonne journee!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Is this purple long trail a local speciality? ;-))
I love the colours and the dynamism in this picture, provided by the framing you choose.

3 Sep 2013 9:25am

@Gérard Beullac: haha I think I can call it the "windy city evening purple special" :-) I'm glad you like it, thank you!

CarineB from Paris, France

Very good frame and light !! creative and artistic !!

3 Sep 2013 9:33am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle macro et vue quelle compo fantastique image et effet.
amitié

3 Sep 2013 9:59am

Martine Libouton from Belgium

Un super cadrage et une très belle lumière!!! j'aime beaucoup

3 Sep 2013 12:28pm

@Martine Libouton: Merci!!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Wonderful effect here Abena! Bravo! ;-)

3 Sep 2013 12:42pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful framing !

3 Sep 2013 12:47pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A magic ray !

3 Sep 2013 1:12pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

la trainée de lumière rose est magnifique, je l'aurais aimé dans le sens original pour ne pas me casser le cou mais original tel quel.

3 Sep 2013 1:18pm

@Sue-Ann: Merci beaucoup! Ah oui, je comprends. I couldn't decide which way to display it, I love the shadow this way but the other way was just as good I think.

Don from Spokane, United States

I like the dynamic look and angle of tiis this downtown image. Very successful

3 Sep 2013 3:01pm

@Don: Thanks Don!

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Excellent capture, great abstract image.

3 Sep 2013 3:21pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I love this image! The purple light that seems to be coming from the rider makes her look rocket powered. Very cool!

3 Sep 2013 3:34pm

@Steve Rice: It kind of does make (I think it was a him with long hair :-) look rocket powered. Thanks a lot!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The tilt gives the feeling of gusty wind, the light and focus are interesting.

3 Sep 2013 5:15pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Sharp shot and that purple beam of light works wonders w/the golden wall!

3 Sep 2013 6:18pm

christine from schoten, Belgium

Very windy indeed, good work!

3 Sep 2013 6:26pm

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Excellent composition, with superb splash of colors !

3 Sep 2013 8:12pm

@Ludovic Roudet: Thank you!

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful capture with the dramatic light, shadows and angle!

3 Sep 2013 8:13pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

the light is amazing, abena!!

and this composition is awesome! :-))

3 Sep 2013 9:48pm

@curieuzeneuzemosterdpot: Thanks a lot Curieuz! :-))

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An eye-catching tilt you've given this composition!! Beautiful golden light that you've captured as well.

3 Sep 2013 11:44pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh superbe ce laser qui la suit

4 Sep 2013 7:12am

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbes couleurs et belle lumière.

4 Sep 2013 7:46pm

Regina G. Santaella from Cancún, Mexico

I find this very intriguing, with the sharp contrast between light and shadows, the pink and blue lights, the moving silhouette. I love it.

4 Sep 2013 8:16pm

@Regina G. Santaella: I'm happy you like it, thank you!!

Damien from Plérin, France

Wild urban atmosphere.

4 Sep 2013 8:46pm

@Damien: Oh yep! It was very artsy too, I loved the scene.

k@ from Paris, France

The pink scarf of light makes it excellent.

5 Sep 2013 11:40am

@k@: I like how you describe it as a scarf of light :) Thank you!

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

Yeah, the gold's great, but that purple streak is amazing! Wonderful blur and light!

5 Sep 2013 8:24pm

@Jeremy: I was pretty amazed at that purple streak too! Thanks Jeremy!

franz from Baden, Austria

that purple ray of light ... it isn't from the martians, is it ?!? ;-)))

6 Sep 2013 9:02pm

@franz: hahaha, well you never really know Franz :-))

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Abena Motaboli by Ludovic Roudet

Sony DSC-W570
1/320 second
F/4.5
ISO 80
14 mm

chicago
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