Chicago from the L Train by Silken Photography


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Black and white of Chicago’s famous elevated train, the L (or El). In the distance stands the tallest building in Chicago, Sears Tower (now known as Willis Tower). Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Canon EOS 550D with Tamron 18-270mm lens.

Nominated for SoJie 22

Cover Shot of the Week in Cover Shots group – July 2013

Featured in:
Tuesday Afternoon – April 2013
You Got it, We Want It – May 2013
Where on Earth is This? – May 2013
Canon DSLR – May 2013
Hometown Photography – May 2013
Artists’ Universe – June 2013
Favourite Places – July 2013

Top Ten in Urban and City Photography – A World of EOS

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Solo Exhibition’s June 2013
Juried Invitational Exhibition

Nominated by Peter Doré

Paolo Signorini Photography Award
Excellence in Urban and City Photography
SoJie 22, June 2013

Special Recognition Award
SoJie 22, June 2013


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The world is beautiful. This is my way of sharing it. I’ve loved capturing these moments. I hope you that if you choose to bring one of these into your home, or gift it to a loved one, that it brings as much pleasure.

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you!

    – Silken Photography

  • Peter Doré
    Peter Doréabout 1 year ago

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBabout 1 year ago

    May 1, 2013

    Beautiful work!

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    GeorgiaPoetryabout 1 year ago

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  • Thanks!

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  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanabout 1 year ago

  • Thank you!

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  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 1 year ago

  • Thank you!

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  • Victor Bezrukov
    Victor Bezrukovabout 1 year ago

    i love this strong perspective and BW tones !

  • Thanks :)

    – Silken Photography

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 1 year ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your feature in Special Occasions… beautiful work

  • Thank you, but I’m not sure which group you mean. Do you have a link?

    – Silken Photography

  • Ah, I’ve found the group. I’m not a member of it so I think maybe this comment was meant for another work.

    – Silken Photography

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