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Going back to some older shots that never saw the light of day (well, they are nighshots, but you know what I mean…). These were taken in 2008.

This is the mouth of Chicago river, looking out towards Lake Michigan. As far as I can remember, this was taken from the top floor of Swisshotel.

[Konica-Minolta 5D, 18-70 kit lens@20mm, f/4, 1.6sec, ISO-800; RAW conversion in LR3]

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chicago, usa, river, night, light, city, nightscape, town

My grandfather was a serious amateur photographer in the ’20s and ’30s, leaving me a legacy of stereoscopic pictures and equipment. The bug passed through the genes to my father and to me. I started taking pictures seriously when I was 11 and I spent most of my teenage years in and out of the darkroom. University, work and kids put photography on pause but my first digital camera in 2006 re-kindled my interest. RB has given me a vehicle for sharing my work and for learning so much.

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  • Revenant
    Revenantalmost 4 years ago

    One of my favourite cities – you’ve done a very neat job with this one, George.

  • Thanks Stefan, I only had one night in Chicago, the first and last time I visited, apart from transferring through…

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Appel
    Appelalmost 4 years ago

    These are great!! I especially love the ferris wheel in the cener of the picture! ;-)

  • Thanks Ann, I’m glad you like it :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • rosson1
    rosson1almost 4 years ago

    christ! This rips…fantastic piece of work:))

  • Thanks Ralph, favouring much appreciated! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • james smith
    james smithalmost 4 years ago

    Great work, both of these!
    Chicago…sigh :)

  • Thanks James, memories? :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous shot!! . . .

  • Thanks Hugh :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Audrey :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Christine Oakley
    Christine Oakleyalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature on 14 February 2011!

    Keep the great work coming!

  • Many thanks Christine, much appreciated! :-))

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Polly x
    Polly xalmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Christine Oakley
    Christine Oakleyalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature in Travel and Adventure on 15 February 2011!

    Keep the great work coming…

  • Thanks Christine, this is excellent! Thank you very much :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparalmost 4 years ago

    Nice work .!!

  • Thank you :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

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