Wavy Aqua Blue

© Michael S. Baker

Wavy Aqua Blue

Jeff W. Robinson Student 3/13/2012 3:47:16 PM

Outstanding perspective and capture! #1449453

Dave Montero 3/14/2012 12:29:04 PM

Very interesting shapes. Well captured Michael! #10038144

Christopher J. Budny 3/15/2012 11:11:10 AM

Fantastic capture, Michael; on my last Chicago visit, this building was nearing completion. Looks better than I expected, seeing it complete! The underside balcony lighting is great. #10039406

Lindley Johnson 3/16/2012 4:32:22 PM

Terrific POV, comp, light, and details, Mike! #10041017

Carol Flisak 3/16/2012 5:00:38 PM

Wonderful abstract image, Mike... love the composition, light, details and perspective! #10041041

Michael S. Baker 3/17/2012 3:30:49 PM

Thanks all! Much appreciate your comments!
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Dominick M. Dimacale 5/1/2012 3:28:56 AM

Congratulations Michael on your POTD Win!!!


Dominick #10115704

Christopher J. Budny 5/1/2012 3:44:43 AM

Congratulations! Nice to see this one again! #10115717

Katarina Mansson 5/1/2012 3:45:05 AM

Superb architechtural EoD capture! Congratulations on your POTD Michael! #10115718

Leslie McLain 5/1/2012 4:16:00 AM

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Mike. Love this building. #10115761

Andre Larose 5/1/2012 4:18:03 AM

Great shot! Congratulations on this wonderful POTD!

André #10115764

Nancyj Hovey 5/1/2012 4:18:22 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your outstanding POTD! 8o) #10115766

Joy Rector 5/1/2012 4:20:14 AM

congrats on the POTD #10115770

Richard M. Waas 5/1/2012 4:27:45 AM

I love it Michael.... Certainly a well deserved POTD!!! #10115780

Marilyn Cornwell 5/1/2012 4:36:05 AM

What a brilliant image! Congratulations on POTD! #10115792

Kathy Wesserling 5/1/2012 4:38:44 AM

This is a truly POTD-worthy image! It's wonderful, Michael. #10115798

Betty Ann Kelly 5/1/2012 5:07:57 AM

Stunning! Great job...congrats on your POTD! Love the colors, comp & angle. #10115820

Carol Flisak 5/1/2012 5:27:54 AM

Congrats on this wonderful POTD, Mike! #10115832

Lindley Johnson 5/1/2012 5:53:38 AM

I love your unique image of this cool building, Mike! Congratulations on your terrific and well-deserved POTD. #10115853

Mike Umbreit 5/1/2012 6:32:10 AM

Mike - Congratulations on your POTD! Nice work as usual! I need to get back to the city, it has been way too long. - Mike #10115919

Maria Coulson 5/1/2012 7:34:10 AM

Interesting POV Michael. cogratulations!! #10116043

Cesar J. La Rosa 5/1/2012 7:38:03 AM

WONDERFUL architectural abstract, Mike. Definitely one of the best I've ever seen!
Congratulations on this well-deserved POTD!!!
Cesar #10116051

Sharon F. Morris 5/1/2012 7:45:42 AM

Congrats Mike on your POTH. Great POV and framing. #10116081

Usman M. Bajwa 5/1/2012 8:42:19 AM

Well seen and taken, Michael. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10116168

Phyllis A. Houghton 5/1/2012 9:44:46 AM

Congrats on this fantasticl POTD, Mike! Love the curves, colors, POV, clarity. Very cool!

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Susan D. Royce 5/1/2012 10:31:53 AM

Great angle!! Congrats on your POTD! #10116270

Michael S. Baker 5/1/2012 11:14:17 AM

Thanks, everyone, for commenting. Funny...I noticed a ton of betterphoto emails on my phone and didn't realize what was going on...only to check the details to see that the POTD announcement. Thanks again for taking the time out to comment-- much appreciated!
Regards,
Mike B- #10116311

Michael S. Baker 5/1/2012 11:15:32 AM

Thanks, everyone, for commenting. Funny...I noticed a ton of betterphoto emails on my phone and didn't realize what was going on...only to check the details to see the POTD announcement. Thanks again for taking the time out to comment-- much appreciated!
Regards,
Mike B- #10116312

Ellen Hodges 5/1/2012 1:24:02 PM

Huge congrats on a fab POTD, Mike!!! #10116368

Carol Flisak 5/1/2012 8:04:21 PM

Your lucky day! Congrats on your finalist, Mike! #10116853

Evy Johansen 5/1/2012 8:09:15 PM

Beautiful captured, Michael! Wonderful colors and clarity. Great composition! Congratulations on your POTD! #10116872

Lois J. Adomite 5/1/2012 8:27:06 PM

Very nice, congratulation on your finalist. #10117000

Ellen Hodges 5/1/2012 8:29:25 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck, Mike!!! #10117015

Mary K. Robison 5/1/2012 10:30:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist/POTD, Mike! #10117335

Christopher J. Budny 5/2/2012 5:11:27 AM

Double congratulations, now, on the Finalist... Fingers crossed for gold! #10117989

Lindley Johnson 5/2/2012 5:13:53 AM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Mike! #10117997

Michael S. Baker 5/2/2012 5:57:01 AM

Thanks again, everyone! Feeling lucky today....maybe I'll go out and buy myself a coffee! :-)
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Amanda D. Austwick 5/2/2012 11:29:52 AM

Love the design elements and the POV! Congratulations on your POTD! #10119169

Richard D. Love 5/3/2012 4:26:42 PM

Congratulations, Michael. Wonderful perspective and shapes!

Rick #10121489

Ann Lyssenko 5/4/2012 11:02:37 AM

Love the patterning, diagonal, and wonderful flow of the angle you used. Really holds my interest and my eye keeps moving in the frame. Super! Ann #10122598

Michael S. Baker 5/4/2012 12:36:27 PM

Thanks for commenting, Amanda, Richard, Ann! Much appreciated! #10122724

Janet Fikar 5/5/2012 4:38:14 AM

What a beauty. Fabulous capture. Congrats. #10124025

Leslie McLain 5/5/2012 5:08:45 AM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Mike. #10124074

Carol Flisak 5/5/2012 5:52:36 AM

Huge congrats on your wonderful winner, Mike! #10124144

Ellen Hodges 5/5/2012 7:46:28 AM

Congrats on a WOW winner, Mike!!! #10124429

Phyllis A. Houghton 5/5/2012 8:26:31 AM

Congratulation on your fabulous gold, Mike! #10124524

Amanda D. Austwick 5/5/2012 8:27:26 AM

I knew it, Congratulations on your well deserved GOLD win!!! #10124526

Lindley Johnson 5/5/2012 8:35:52 AM

Big congratulations on your well-deserved Winner, Mike! #10124542

Peggy J. Pfister 5/5/2012 9:12:35 AM

Just ... wow! Congrats on the POTD and win!! #10124639

Merna L. Nobile 5/6/2012 2:37:58 PM

Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile #10126543

Michael S. Baker 5/6/2012 4:35:00 PM

Thanks everyone, for your congratulatory comments! It's very much appreciated! #10126673

Christopher J. Budny 5/7/2012 6:59:22 AM

One more round of congratulations, on the win! Terrific design capture. #10127418

Dave Montero 5/11/2012 7:36:34 PM

Congratulations on scoring gold with this splendid capture Michael! #10134404

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Description

This image is an isolated capture of the Aqua Building in the Loop area of Chicago. "Aqua" comes off more as a massive sculpture than an 87-story residential block in the crowded heart of the city.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 3/13/2012 2:04:16 PM

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