The Bean in Fall

© Leslie McLain

The Bean in Fall

Sam Britt 11/7/2010 5:05:19 PM

Another great image, Leslie. Wonderful perspective, color & reflection. #1324920

Terry Cervi 11/7/2010 6:38:24 PM

Such a cool shot, Leslie! Beautiful! #9019922

Val Feldman 11/8/2010 6:33:49 AM

Excellent pov - spectacular, in the deep saturated colors, beautiful detail and the wonderful low light! I'm going to have to Google The Bean...know nothing about it but love the looks and the idea of it. #9020789

Tammy Espino 11/8/2010 4:05:06 PM

Beautiful lighting and capture of those fall tree's in the bean :) #9021862

Ellen Hodges 11/8/2010 4:48:26 PM

Absolutely stunning capture, Leslie!!! Looks soooo beautiful!! #9021984

Christopher Budny 11/28/2010 12:36:26 AM

Really stunning capture of the Cloud Gate, Leslie! Not only a rare beautiful day, but a rare morning without crowds! I think we'll see this again! #9067018

Dominick M. Dimacale 11/28/2010 3:38:22 AM

Congratulations Leslie on your POTD Win!!!

Dominick #9067098

Julie Christiansen 11/28/2010 3:48:37 AM

Congrats Leslie. This is most outstanding. #9067100

Karen Celella 11/28/2010 4:10:39 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular POTD, Leslie! #9067115

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/28/2010 4:16:09 AM

Great perspective and tones, Leslie! Congratulations! #9067121

Richard M. Waas 11/28/2010 4:33:01 AM

Leslie, I love the over saturated look. Nice job and congrats on your well deserved POTD!! #9067134

Patti Coblentz 11/28/2010 4:44:20 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Leslie...this is a sensational image!!! #9067155

Linda D. Lester 11/28/2010 5:02:26 AM

This is the best shot of the Bean! Congratulations on your POTD!! #9067190

Liz Mackney 11/28/2010 5:10:29 AM

This is incredibly cool Leslie. A very well deserved POTD. Congratulations! #9067205

Liz Mackney 11/28/2010 5:12:55 AM

A very big congrats to you on your POTD Leslie on this outstanding and unique photo.Very well deserved.

Brian #9067210

Deborah C. Lewinson 11/28/2010 5:13:27 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Leslie, for this spectacular image!

Debby #9067211

Katarina Mansson 11/28/2010 5:13:37 AM

Congratulations! #9067213

Joy Rector 11/28/2010 5:21:19 AM

congrats on the POTD #9067232

Anthony L. Mancuso 11/28/2010 5:36:26 AM

Awesome image Leslie..congrats on your POTD! #9067251

Michael Umbreit 11/28/2010 5:45:24 AM

Leslie - Congratulations on your POTD!! - Mike #9067263

Jessica Jenney 11/28/2010 5:48:56 AM

Congratulations, Leslie on your fabulous POTD! #9067270

Freddy Bland 11/28/2010 5:56:18 AM

Congratulations, Leslie on this spectacular POTD!! Awesome and well-deserved!!! #9067274

Terry Cervi 11/28/2010 6:18:29 AM

Love it, Leslie! Just beautiful! Congrats on your POTD! #9067306

Nancy L. Green 11/28/2010 6:22:59 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Leslie!!! <>< #9067322

Cathy Barrows 11/28/2010 6:24:19 AM

Congrats on your POTD...gorgeous #9067328

Kate Jackson 11/28/2010 6:28:01 AM

A great image of the Bean Leslie! I love Anish Kapoor but havn't actually seen the bean. Congrats on your POTD! #9067335

Shirley A. Kinney 11/28/2010 6:34:58 AM

Awesome, Leslie. Congrats on your POTD. #9067346

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/28/2010 6:36:54 AM

WTG on this magnificent POTD, Leslie! :-) k #9067350

Carol Flisak 11/28/2010 6:41:05 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Leslie! This is a stunning image of the Bean... love the POV and colors!! #9067362

Usman M. Bajwa 11/28/2010 6:55:38 AM

The colors, details, wide-angle feel all make this is beautiful image to look at. And I see just one other person in the frame, which must be a rarity near this place. CONGRATZ on the lovely POTD, Leslie!

UB. #9067390

Margaret R. Barry 11/28/2010 7:15:38 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Leslie! #9067424

Ilene Samowitz 11/28/2010 7:20:54 AM

Great image...contests on your POTD. #9067443

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 11/28/2010 7:31:51 AM

Excellent perspective. Big congrats on your POTD Leslie.
JP #9067462

Mitch Spence 11/28/2010 8:30:48 AM

Congratulations, Leslie, on both your golden Chicago view and on your POTD. #9067521

Sheri Camarda 11/28/2010 8:40:24 AM

Love the rich colors especially! Great capture - Congratulations on your POTD! #9067525

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/28/2010 8:43:16 AM

On your very deserving POTD! 8o) #9067530

Sabrina Ryan 11/28/2010 8:44:43 AM

Congratulations Leslie on this wonderful POTD! Great pov and capture! #9067534

Irene Colling 11/28/2010 8:45:57 AM

Exceptional deep rich color Leslie. Excellent POV and perfect detail.

Congratulations on the POTD. #9067537

Debra R. Harder 11/28/2010 8:49:27 AM

WTG, Leslie!! Huge congratulations on your AWESOME POTD!! Amazing POV, details and colors. SPECTACULAR image!!! Deb #9067544

Bunny Snow 11/28/2010 8:58:40 AM

Terrific POV, lighting, reflection, the low angled sun and cobalt sky giving both texture and wonderful colors. The composition is well thought out. You created another beautiful image, Leslie and received the judges pick for POTD!!!
Congratulations and well done!!!! #9067557

Iluminado Delgado 11/28/2010 9:09:53 AM

Incredible image Leslie and well deserved win. One of the best I've seen! #9067579

Phyllis A. Houghton 11/28/2010 9:29:37 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the vibrant colors and look of the buildings. This is my favorite of the bean collections. This is a well deserved award. #9067592

Datha Y. Thompson 11/28/2010 9:59:38 AM


JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/28/2010 10:27:30 AM

WOWZA! What a capture, very well deserved POTD, hope we see this again!

Congrats Leslie!

jo ann c. #9067642

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/28/2010 10:42:40 AM

FABulous Leslie, congrats on your POTD! #9067657

Kathryn Wesserling 11/28/2010 11:08:24 AM

Cool! As soon as I saw the title in the email notification, I couldn't wait to open this image. Double cool! #9067703

Kathy Salerni 11/28/2010 11:23:36 AM

Huge congratulations on this beautiful POTD, Leslie! #9067727

Kristi A. Howson 11/28/2010 11:37:49 AM

Stunning Leslie. Congratulations on POTD! #9067764

Ellen Hodges 11/28/2010 3:07:03 PM

Huge congrats on this awesome POTD, Leslie!!!!! Fabulous image!!!! #9068069

Cindy Bendush 11/28/2010 4:04:17 PM

Stunning capture Leslie! Congrats on your POTD! #9068136

Stanley C. Sims 11/28/2010 6:22:20 PM

Big congrats on the POTD Leslie. Well deserved. #9068427

Daniella Puente 11/28/2010 6:23:39 PM

Congratulations on this amazing photo Leslie!!! #9068429

Lindley Johnson 11/28/2010 6:38:00 PM

Stunning, Leslie! Congratulations! #9068464

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/28/2010 6:50:29 PM

Incredible in every way Leslie, congratulations on your POTD! #9068486

Julie Burnett 11/29/2010 6:10:40 AM

Congratulations on this stunning POTD, Leslie!! #9069325

Rona L. Schwarz 11/29/2010 11:21:31 AM

Leslie, it's hard to believe I missed this the first-time around, let alone POTD! Was going through old emails and it popped out!
Your most FANTASTIC Bean shot ever! Stunning glorious saturated colors, marvelous sky, and incredible detail and clarity, as always, in the Chicago skyline. And, of course, the Bean, perfectly placed with an outstanding reflection. Marvelous composition. Sure to be a winner! Huge Congrats again (and sorry for my oversight!) #9069878

Richard D. Love 11/29/2010 7:19:49 PM

Congratulations, Leslie. The bean is often photographed, but never better. So well done.

Rick #9070745

Mary K. Robison 11/30/2010 12:30:48 AM

Congratulations on this eye-catching POTD, Leslie! Well deserved! #9070988

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/11/2011 12:25:15 PM

HUGE Congrats on your AWESOME POTD #9285762

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One of those rare, beautiful days in early November.

Exif: F Number: 16, ExposureTime: 1204/100000 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 11/7/2010 11:09:32 AM Editor's Pick Photo of the Day

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