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Cloud Gate

By RobboB  
Another from my trip to Chicago last week. This is a corner of the Anish Kapoor sculpture titled the Cloud Gate (the polished steel on the left); with a regular skyscraper on the right. The whole sculpture looks like an enormous seed pod. I may post a picture of it as a variant.

Tags: Architecture Black and white Chicago

Voters: paskinmj, elainebaker, mrswoolybill and 5 more


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paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 7:44PM
Unique composition and tonal range.
Matt

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6 Aug 2012 8:00PM
Excellent shot. Well spotted. Elaine
mrswoolybill Plus
9 949 1479 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 9:03PM
As shown in V2 it's a beautiful but familiar sight here. V1 is something else, suggestive, enigmatic, mysterious. I really covet this one, photographing sculpture is an art in its own right as this demonstrates.
Moira
RobboB Plus
9 111 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 9:08PM
Many thanks all, especially Moira for those comments.
pablophotographer 5 644 264
6 Aug 2012 10:46PM
Version one for me Smile

Great play of lines and nice tones.

I think you can exploit further the "cloud". The form of the buildings reflected on it looks surreal. Look at it in a tighter crop excluding the skyscraper.

Congratulation RobboB.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 8:41PM
What an amazing sight SmileSmile
v1 for me with those wonderful distortions
Helen

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