Boston

Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/15/2010 3:55:46 AM

WOW!!!Fantastic capture of Boston, Nikki! (I used to live there) I love the reflection of the city in the Hancock building! #1258901

Joy Rector level-classic 4/15/2010 4:08:57 AM

great shot #8536355

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/15/2010 4:28:52 AM

Wow, Nikk, great vantage pointi! Fabulous details and comp! You can see forever! #8536394

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/15/2010 4:33:41 AM

A very beautiful capture of the city and love the reflections on that glass Hancock building. Do love that sky and clouds too! Happy Theme Day!

UB. #8536401

Leslie McLain level-classic 4/15/2010 4:40:06 AM

Terrific capture, Nikki. #8536417

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 4/15/2010 4:41:04 AM

Great catpure Nikki of Boston. Your vantage point and the detail you have in this shot is amazing, but the topper is the reflection in the glass buildings. Great job. #8536421

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/15/2010 5:12:41 AM

Outstanding aerial view of Boston!! Jeff #8536525

Ken Smith level-classic 4/15/2010 5:28:59 AM

I've never really visited Boston..lots of history and photo ops, though. Excellent skyline shot, Nikki! #8536579

Jeana Clark 4/15/2010 5:32:04 AM


How Cool!!!
What a fantastic view Nikki!!!
Excellent details and lighting!!

~J~ #8536585

Vickie J. Jenkins level-classic 4/15/2010 5:41:51 AM

I don't know Boston at all, but this makes me want to! Beautiful shot. #8536611

Naomi Weiser level-classic 4/15/2010 6:10:01 AM

great colors, and I love reflection in the building #8536673

Renata Gusciora level-classic 4/15/2010 6:17:58 AM

Fabulous shot,Nikki!Super pov, clarity,lighting and colors!Fantastic skyline image! #8536695

Jane Holestine level-classic 4/15/2010 6:20:39 AM

Beautiful capture, Nikki. Wonderful DOF providing clarity throughout. #8536700

Carol Eade level-classic 4/15/2010 6:44:51 AM

Beautifully captured and composed, Nikki, love all of the details, colors and that reflection! #8536786

Doug Pignet level-classic 4/15/2010 6:45:46 AM

Beautiful capture of my town....Top of the Hub is a great place for dinner as well...On the 52nd floor. #8536789

Dr Silly level-classic 4/15/2010 7:17:52 AM

Beautiful, wonderful colors, I remember when the Prudential Tower was called the Plywood Tower. The windows keep blowing out and they where at that time just putting up plywood. Have some old shots of it then, some where. LOL HTD :O) #8536881

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/15/2010 8:56:56 AM

Gorgeous sky, great detail in this wide cityscape, Nikki. And you've got to love the look of the towering mirrored building above its smaller brothers. #8537089

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 4/15/2010 12:34:57 PM

WOW!!! What a view. The details, colors, clarity and perspective are all superb. #8537348

David Phalen level-classic 4/15/2010 6:30:38 PM

An amazing shot of Boston with outstanding color and details!! I see many familiar places I know well...Trinity Church (the red roofed building to the left of the Hancock), Copley Square, Boston Public Library and the Copley Plaza Hotel to the right of Copley Square where my future wife and I visited the Merry-Go-Round bar often. It is long gone now.(: #8537947

Diana Powell 4/15/2010 8:18:42 PM

I have a pic of me standing beside the Hancock entryway during the time it was still a 'corkscrew' with caution tape and a couple of blown out windows way up above ...lol.

Its been way too long since I've been to Boston, you beautiful image inspires me to go back #8538114

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 4/15/2010 9:31:23 PM

Spectacular capture of Boston, Nikki! Amazing details and clarity , the colors are gorgeous and the reflection in the Hancock building is superb! #8538208

Ann H. Belus level-classic 4/15/2010 10:20:56 PM

Fantastic panoramic view of this great city, Nikki! #8538262

Jayne Martin 4/15/2010 10:34:47 PM

Awesome capture!! Love the focal point.I love your gallery, always something different and fresh! #8538283

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/16/2010 12:06:34 AM

fantastic scenery and fx, Nikki! #8538333

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 4/16/2010 6:13:55 AM

What a great shot of Boston. I love the reflections on the Hancock building and the other colors and details! Well Boston has changed, since I was last there. #8539054

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 4/16/2010 6:19:08 AM

Nikki -- This should be a postcard. What a beautiful capture of this awesome city. Love the colors, the effects, the sky, the reflections. Gorgeous. #8539070

Daniel Ruf 4/16/2010 7:07:22 AM

Beautiful post card shot, Nikki. The reflections on the Hancock Bldg. really pull the viewer in. #8539211

Bunny Snow level-classic 4/16/2010 8:29:33 AM

Magnificent POV, lighting, sharpness of Boston, Nikki. The Hancock Building is really an eye-catcher and you caught our eyes. I've never seen Boston looking so clear. Must have been after a rain storm when the atmosphere is cleansed of smog...or your wonderful use of Photoshop and plug-ins.

Beautiful theme entry. #8539360

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 4/17/2010 8:07:04 AM

Wow...what a scene!! I love the reflection in the tall building. Perfection! #8541349

Diane Pignet level-classic 4/18/2010 2:12:52 AM

Outstanding shot of our home town. It looks perfect in every way. well done. #8542494

Sharon Day level-classic 4/18/2010 7:09:02 PM

Superb capture and editing, Nikki!! I like this a LOT! #8544907

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 4/18/2010 8:43:29 PM

I'm so glad to see this Finalist, Nikki! It's one of the best cityscapes that I've ever seen! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #8545876

Nikki McDonald level-classic 4/19/2010 3:28:26 AM

Just so no one else is confused -- this is not a finalist (though it would be nice if Rona turned out to be a seer!) -- I just entered it two days ago :) It's just next to my finalists in my gallery right now.
Thanks to everyone for the enthusiasm for it, though. #8547176

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Submitted for the PG101 From Above theme.
I took this from the Prudential Tower -- what a great view of this beautiful city. That's the Hancock Building in the center and Boston Commons to the left of it. Trinity Church is the red roofed building to the left of the Hancock; Copley Square, Boston Public Library and the Copley Plaza Hotel are to the right of Copley Square. Thanks to Dave Phalen and Jessica Jenney for the help in identifying landmarks in this image.
Category: Travel and Place

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 25000/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160,160, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A350

Uploaded on 4/15/2010 3:47:38 AM

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