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The Only Visitor to Cloud Gate

The Only Visitor to Cloud Gate

Millennium Park, Chicago view map

In the early morning, I could only find a seagull visiting the Cloud Gate.

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Posted on 3 May 2011

Nikon D7000 ,Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G
1/200s f/8.0 at 50.0mm iso100 full exif

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Chris Spracklen06-Jun-2011 22:36
Awesome shot of this unusual feature, C.M.
Perfect light and composition.
Jim & Josefina29-May-2011 13:48
WOW! So clear! What time of day did you shot this? BV!... Josefina
Susanne v. Schroeder23-May-2011 23:33
Fantastic composition with amazing colors.
veraferia12-May-2011 19:54
Amazing composition!
JOSE MATA11-May-2011 02:11
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)09-May-2011 20:07
My favorite tonight! Vote
Sam Antonio Photography09-May-2011 16:23
Funny to see this with no people around. Since I moved the to the Midwest I have been to Chicago numerous times. In fact, I was there just a couple of weeks ago. Nice view of the "Bean." Vote!
2004 09-May-2011 00:31
antidote308-May-2011 03:26 early did you get there to be the only one! Can't see you?! :)
I love the composition and morning sunrise.
meekam tam05-May-2011 10:01
A masterpiece of art by the architect and the photographer! Great work,CM! V
shatterbug05-May-2011 06:12
This is brilliant...a composition I have not seen before, and shot at just the right time on a perfect day!
Eng04-May-2011 13:34
Zoltán Balogh04-May-2011 12:46
Terrific architecture, beautiful CM! V
borisalex04-May-2011 12:35
Great compo and colors in that stunning image! Early bird gets the worm! V.
Raymond04-May-2011 12:24
Perfect ... but where is your reflection ? !!!!
hugo poon04-May-2011 00:19
Wow, what an enchantment CM! Such a great way portraiture of this work of art and capture of the early morning mood! So beautiful are the reflections and so many to discover... But where are you and your camera?:-)
Peter Stahl03-May-2011 23:43
Wow!! Thats stunning. :-)
Jean Chiasson03-May-2011 23:17
Beautiful image and reflection CM vote
PauloCGama03-May-2011 22:45
Intriguing, artistic .. wonderful!!
Paul Keates03-May-2011 21:26
Another masterpiece.... V
Simon Chandler03-May-2011 21:13
Excellent composition, very imrpressive. The single pigeon draws the viewers's attention and complement the main subject. v
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad03-May-2011 19:48
Wonderful shot of "the bean." V
BleuEvanescence03-May-2011 18:25
It never matter where you are in the world,
your images are just......Aaaaamazing ;)
Superbe comme toujours CM!
Enny03-May-2011 18:08
Fabulous, in every way CM.
Stephanie03-May-2011 16:49
Awesome! BV
bill friedlander03-May-2011 16:43
Love the symmetry here. Very sharp front to back and fantastic light, V
Silvia Roitman03-May-2011 16:27
joseantonio03-May-2011 16:16
Very nice composition and colors
Rosemarie Kusserow03-May-2011 16:02
Amazing colors and details here, perfect composed, BV
Rosemarie :o)
Santi Bravo Figueras03-May-2011 15:42
A beautiful and very special capture.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography03-May-2011 15:20
Fabulous capture, Voted !
Walter O. Koenig03-May-2011 14:43
Such a cool shot without people, I can't even see you and the pigeon really adds to the reflection. Wonderful colors and clarity. "V"
Dan Greenberg03-May-2011 13:45
Absolutely fabulous, CM!! I don't think I have ever seen it without people. The symmetry and perfect horizontal alignment is really captivating. And of course the bird is a nice touch. ~VVV~
Char03-May-2011 13:04
Seeing this without a lot of people around is great, CM. A fabulous shot. \/
Jan Bakker03-May-2011 12:50
A beautiful image, CM. Straight lines and a great, liquid form with a gorgeous reflection in the middle. Sometimes the world is beautiful! BV!!
Guest 03-May-2011 12:49
Love the tone and details. Beautiful!
Alex Cheung03-May-2011 12:45
Beautiful photo!!!-V-
an nguyen03-May-2011 12:23
The fish eye look done the justice .
Beautiful work here .
Jim Coffman03-May-2011 12:18
Hard to believe it was just the two of you! I really like this one,CM V
Marc Demoulin03-May-2011 12:02
You are an early bird like him!! Maybe because of jetlag! vVv
Patricia Kay03-May-2011 12:02
Wow...this is such a fabulous composition with great reflections,colors and details CM...BV