Chicago from above

There are two fantastic view points at the top of skyscrapers that are open to the public. The highest one (Skydeck Chicago) is from the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower (formerly called the Sears Towers). After doing a bit of research on the subject and asking around friends pointed out that a better photograph might be taken from the Observatory at the John Handcock Center. On the left side of the frame, though it looks like the sea, this is the massive Lake Michigan. The tallest building on the right of the picture is the Willis Tower, the tallest building in the USA. This is a five second long exposure, using a table to support the camera. Sadly, even with a polarising filter there is still a problem with reflections on the glass window I was shooting through. These reflections on the glass are from the lights inside the room I was in.

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