Sunday Street Scene in Chicago by taffy

Sunday Street Scene in Chicago

I do love this little street section and for years keep trying to get the exact photo I have in mind. With my fisheye attached and zero traffic to be found, I was able to stand in the middle of the street. 99% of the time, that would get someone injured or killed with the never ending traffic! The financial district on a Sunday afternoon (of Super Bowl weekend) was as deserted as could be.
Black & White image is in main album: https://365project.org/taffy/365/2017-02-05
4 favs and no comments ... that pretty much tells you this is fabulous!!
February 6th, 2017  
Yep.
February 6th, 2017  
Very cool image.
February 6th, 2017  
Wow! Awesome image. Fav.
February 6th, 2017  
Awesome shot! The fish-eye effect is pretty cool!
February 6th, 2017  
Magnificent shot. What city?
February 6th, 2017  
I read further. Must be Houston?
February 6th, 2017  
@lynne5477 Ooops...sorry...Chicago. I'd put it in the tags, but not the narrative so am going back to add it in. Thanks for visiting and raising the question!
February 6th, 2017  
i recognize the buildings, i walked along here the last time i was in chicago. i just love those street lamps! great use of the fisheye
February 6th, 2017  
Dramatic effect of the fisheye in this amazing capture. Fav
February 6th, 2017  
Wonder with a wide angle lens would do?
February 6th, 2017  
Wow Taffy, amazing shot. And it looks deserted. Big fav.
February 6th, 2017  
Wonderful capture!
February 6th, 2017  
This one is beyond my superlatives. What can I say except fav? Stunning use of the fisheye. Wonderful symmetry and great timing, I've taken some middle-of-a-busy-road photos on Good Fridays when everyone else is sleeping-in, gone out or at church.
February 6th, 2017  
Excellent as always, great POV
February 6th, 2017  
I really love this, and I know the patience it takes to get this shot!!!! Your patience definitely payed off! I am not a huge fish eye fan, but find in this case it is really effective. My only criticism is that there is a small dirty sensor spot in the left hand side of the sky.
February 6th, 2017  
I could tell this was yours right away. I love it, Taffy. Love that fisheye lens and your eye as you have a great eye for photography and that perfect shot. So much detail in this photo. FAV
February 6th, 2017  
Fabulous image, well worth the wait to capture the idea in your head. A huge fav.
February 6th, 2017  
This is really well done - you have the symmetry near on perfect and the reds and blues really pop. Fav.
February 6th, 2017  
wow....wonderful image
February 6th, 2017  
Way cool!!! Even though it made my eyes feel funny ;)
February 6th, 2017  
Brilliant- fav!
February 6th, 2017  
Super shot. Great light. Very inception-like.
February 6th, 2017  
Terrific :)
February 6th, 2017  
So cool to have those buildings bending in to be in your photograph! Lovely image and so nicely processed.
February 6th, 2017  
Wonderful/
February 6th, 2017  
@Taffy I am laughing to myself Taffy having read your comment on my fisheye image that I have inspired you to take you lens out. I have been searching for something that I can use the fisheye on and just outside your door you are spoilt for choice!! Chicago is the perfect place to use your fisheye lens!! Oh yes I think I will be coming back!! LOL!! This is just fabulous. I have a "similar" shot from this angle but it is full of traffic and people. What a difference a Sunday morning makes!! I love to see your Chicago images!! Huge Fav!!
February 6th, 2017  
Brilliant on Black Taffy...Fav
February 6th, 2017  
what a treat for you, and such an amazing shot you got. yay for superbowl lol
February 6th, 2017  
Kas
Wow! Simply, WOW!
February 6th, 2017  
Fantastic image...super perspective :)
February 6th, 2017  
@ukandie1 Thanks for the alert, Andie. I was able to fix it nicely using LR and PS, but unfortunately, picmonkey is so clunky that while it's gone, I'm not happy with the sky. I didn't want to lose comments, though, and can't figure out the workaround to bring in the new version. UGH!
February 6th, 2017  
This is crazy awesome!
February 6th, 2017  
Superb!
February 6th, 2017  
beautifully done, great image. fav
February 6th, 2017  
I remember standing here but my image wasn't half as good as this. It's a great shot Fav
February 6th, 2017  
I didn't have a fisheye when I came to Chicago and I've bought one since but nothing round here is worthy of it's use like Chicago
February 6th, 2017  
Wonderful capture, great composition and use of fisheye
February 6th, 2017  
Incredible picture and perspective.
February 6th, 2017  
absolutely gorgeous shot T. I love the perspective
February 6th, 2017  
Wonderful shot. Fav
February 6th, 2017  
Simply wonderful !
February 6th, 2017  
Fantastic. Fav. You've got me wondering again about buying a fisheye lens
February 6th, 2017  
This is wonderful. Love it. Fav!
February 6th, 2017  
Great lighting and sense of scale!
February 6th, 2017  
Can I just say.... WOW!
February 6th, 2017  
@rosiekind Ah...Chicago would definitely be a place to give your fisheye a workout.
February 6th, 2017  
Lovely image of this wonderful location!
February 8th, 2017  
I MUST get to Chicago someday! I've never been out of the airports.
February 8th, 2017  
Splendid!
February 13th, 2017  
oh I do love this and once again you have set me off wanting a fish eye lens!
February 13th, 2017  
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