Urban Streets (part 1)

by Camellia Staab August. 07, 2019 452 views

If someone were to ask me, " What is the one thing you really like about Chicago?"

I would not be able to give them an answer.

There are so many things that are appealing to me in this city. The architecture, the skyline, the lake, the people, the metal work, the L, the fire escapes, the murals, the hubbub, and on and on and on.....

On this trip I followed the advise of my photography friend, Frank. Whenever we are out shooting he says: " Look up, look down, look ahead, look behind you."

I looked and looked and while in some of these photos you will not be able to tell if I am looking ahead or behind undoubtedly, you will be able to tell if I am looking up or down.

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Russell Smith 1 year ago

You are changing my opinion of Chicago there is much beauty in the city that I missed when i was in and around the city .

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Camellia Staab Replied to Russell Smith 1 year ago

I believe it has to do with one's state of mind and stage in life. thirty some odd years ago when we lived in Chicago and vicinity, I really did not pay much attention to it. And for years I would tell my husband if I were to go to a big city, New York would be it. But the more I visit Chicago, now , so as to have a reason to use my camera, I find so many interesting and beautiful things about. This last trip especially was very fulfilling. Not sure if it was the weather, my state of mind or just "kismet" but I fell in love with Chicago.

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Antonio Gil 1 year ago

You've captured so well the buzz of this city. Love this post

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Camellia Staab Replied to Antonio Gil 1 year ago

Thank you Antonio smile

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Buster Bruce 1 year ago

So much to love about these images Camellia! I would have to go with #6 as my favorite- awesome catch of a moment in time!

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Camellia Staab Replied to Buster Bruce 1 year ago

That is one of my favorites. Just liked how everything came together smile

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Jay Boggess 1 year ago

Wonderful variety of subjects, with very creative compositions, great colors/lighting, reflections & clarity.  
These are exciting, high energy fun! Nice work!!!
+1grinning+1

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Camellia Staab Replied to Jay Boggess 1 year ago

Thank you Jay smile

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Jay Boggess Replied to Camellia Staab 1 year ago

Thank YOU!!!
Great series!!!
smile

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