By GillyB    
My favourite view in Chicago ...... taken from the ladies bathroom on the 96th floor of the John Hancock Tower. This is the cocktail lounge and after a few Perfect 10 martini's it is fairly easy...just switch off the lights to avoid reflections, sit on the floor infront of the floor to ceiling windows and ignore any comments coming my way .......

1 sec @ f9 on 400 iso and Bobs your uncle!

Many thanks for your time as always Smile

Tags: Night Architecture Skyscrapers Chicago Landscape and travel Flash and lighting Ladies toilet

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AlanBW 10 20 England
2 Dec 2008 4:46PM
Superb cityscape, great lights and depth

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JouŠo 12 56 Finland
2 Dec 2008 4:48PM
superb shot, Gill!

DebbieBMP 7 33 1 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 4:48PM
Wow that is a wonderful cityscape the perspective is amazing - Debbie
49er 10 564
2 Dec 2008 4:54PM
like this a lot.. It goes on and on...(in a nice way) Smile
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 4:56PM
Thank you Smile

I forgot to say there was quite a bit of snow on the ground and the roof tops and heavy cloud which probably accounts for the orange glow from the reflected lights.

The sun is shining, snow on the ground so off out to what I can see Smile
Glynn 10 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 5:14PM
Uncle Bob eh!! Wink

Great again. You have got these low light shots off to at T Gill

Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
2 Dec 2008 5:25PM
what a cracking take Smile
newy17 10 273 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 6:24PM
Bobs yer uncle hey Smile simply love this Gill deffo worth my award Smile
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
2 Dec 2008 6:26PM
Exposed perfectly, Gill. Sounds an interesting toilet, floor to ceiling windows ! Ron.
2 Dec 2008 6:37PM
What a brilliant shot,very well taken.
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
2 Dec 2008 6:44PM
Like the perspective Gill and the depth, spot on exposure. I shall have to put one up from Shanghai.

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
2 Dec 2008 6:57PM
Ohhhhh! I like how you have composed this so the lines lead right into obilvion at the back of the image!

What's up in Chicago?

photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
2 Dec 2008 7:27PM
A perfect view for a perfect 10 Martinis!!
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
2 Dec 2008 7:48PM
Brilliant image and view Gill.
LesF 10 182 9
2 Dec 2008 8:00PM

Not may loos with a view like that

Charity 7 5 United States
2 Dec 2008 8:08PM
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 8:55PM
lovely downtown impression
2 Dec 2008 9:26PM
Very impressive
C_Daniels 11 399 10 England
2 Dec 2008 9:26PM
Wonderful Gill - beautifully sci fi almost like the opening scenes from Bladerunner...
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
2 Dec 2008 10:06PM
Very impressive ....
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 10:23PM
Thanks everyone ..... and especially Ian for the award Smile
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 10:37PM
Jennnnn, RSNA ..... the biggest Radiology Conference Worldwide ....not here to do any work this time just to enjoy the city Smile

For those who are interested .... The john Hancock Tower is the 4th tallest in Chicago the other 3 are in this photo and from right to left are, The Sears Tower, The Trump Tower (newly built) and The Aon Tower.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
3 Dec 2008 6:41AM
A great night view

Ray42 8 3 England
3 Dec 2008 7:35AM
A fantastic night shot Gill so sharp - nice one
3 Dec 2008 9:01AM
Excellent shot, well done.


Bravdo Plus
8 17 2 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2008 10:47AM
An inspiring image. well taken and composed.Breathtaking to be there...Great work
3 Dec 2008 12:55PM

Quote:Brilliant image and view Gill.

I totally agree.
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
3 Dec 2008 1:11PM heck of a view Gill & you have captured it in all it's splendor.Excellent image !
3 Dec 2008 4:09PM
love the write up too Smile
dweezil 8 1 England
3 Dec 2008 9:36PM
A wonderful cityscape Gill
KBan 11 494 4 England
3 Dec 2008 10:08PM
spot on Gill
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
4 Dec 2008 12:19AM
This is such an impressive shot Gill, can't praise it enough..11/10.
christabella 12 133 1 England
4 Dec 2008 7:57AM
Great image, looks like your having a good time - your missing all the snow Wink
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
4 Dec 2008 2:38PM
Absolutely superb Gill, an amazing view beautifully captured!

SArah *
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2008 3:37PM
Magnificent image; awesome view.

GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2008 4:20PM
Many thanks Smile
last day here .... 20'F and snow but not as much as back home by the sounds of it Sad
albinoni 8 6 1 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2008 7:30PM
Great sense of perspective and depth here GillY!
4 Dec 2008 9:19PM
Incredible detail Gill.
Sahyadri 8 61 2 India
5 Dec 2008 6:38AM
perfect ten! Smile
5 Dec 2008 1:01PM
don't which I love more the write up or this stunning image..
love the avator you have up too
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
6 Dec 2008 9:56PM
great image.lesley
7 Dec 2008 12:36PM
This is awesome Gillie, top shot, Adrian
Pegon 11 78 1 England
7 Dec 2008 11:20PM
This is fantastic Gill, especially viewed large.
nickyv32 9 135 England
13 Dec 2008 10:29AM
What an amazing photograph, wonderful detail, reminds me a bit of a similar shot from The day after Tomorrow film although that was London.

kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
18 Dec 2008 8:11PM
Spectacular Gill
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
22 Dec 2008 7:41PM
A stunning view of the Windy city and all the bright lights
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2008 9:51AM
Thank you Smile
16 Jan 2009 12:17PM
what a view.....different from here Finlands forest,wowwow

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