Holiday Lights

© Gunther Allen

Holiday Lights

Uploaded: January 04, 2003 10:47:41


This was taken fron the John Hancock building on the 96th floor. This is the view looking towards the west. Taken with an Olympus D-400 Zoom- no tripod.


Murry Grigsby January 04, 2003

Nice work, Gunther. I really like the time-of-day lighting and the composition.

Murry #17649

May 26, 2019

Wow! #37364

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

I agree with Murry, Gunther! Great shot!

Cathy :) #37833

Henny Grevelink May 26, 2019

Great picture with verrry many lights! I love the focus an colors! ;>) #37900

Gunther Allen May 26, 2019

I would like to thank everyone for your comments. They are always appreciated. Thanks again- and Happy New Year! #38164

Henny Grevelink May 26, 2019

Sorry, Gunther, a Happy New Year to you and your family! ;>) #38175

Cheryl Meisel May 26, 2019

Congrats on this great shot! Cheryl #54675

Gunther Allen May 26, 2019

I appreciate the honor of being picked as a finalist--and really appreciate your comments!! :-) #55098

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

Congratulations on finals, Gunther!

Cathy :) #58641

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

Congratulations on your second place win, Gunther!

Cathy :) #58927

Faye White May 26, 2019

Gorgeous view Gunther - congratulations on your win! #59162

Murry Grigsby May 26, 2019

Congrats!! #59192

May 26, 2019

Congrats!! #59311

Gunther Allen May 26, 2019

Thank you Cathy, Faye, Murry, Jeannie, and! I always appreciate you comments and input!!- Gunther #59332

Tess Campbell May 26, 2019

Congrats Gunther... #59503

Shelley Sanders May 26, 2019

Congrats Gunther on your win! Strangely enough I get a very calm feeling from this busy city scene. The time of day you chose reminds me of the time of day where people are winding down from work, getting home with family. It seems peaceful. : ) #59631

Gunther Allen May 26, 2019

Thanks Tess and Shelly- surprisingly enough this was my first time in any highrise in Chicago, even though I've lived here for over a year now. I was touring some friends from California and we went up to the observatory deck and then in the restaurant for cocktails. The evening was winding down and below the streets were full of activity, but 96 floors above time almost stood still and the view was breathtaking. The streets oozed away from the highrises like lava from a volcano, as the blue hour changed to twilight and cast a magic over the evening. I loved taking this picture and it reminds me of a happy time. #59659

Kathy L. Schneider May 26, 2019

Very nice Gunther! I really like the way you have composed this city scene!
I like your description are a poet too! Congrats on your win! #60580

Mary E. Heinz August 01, 2005

Great description and photo...enjoyed
the gallery. #1663802

Gunther Allen August 01, 2005

Thank you for commenting Mary. I'm glad you enjoyed the gallery! -G #1664879

Jean Campbell Creamer August 28, 2008

Simply beautiful. You have a lovely photo site. #6380058

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