For the second year I will try to rejoin the Association I belonged to in the 1970″s and avoid paying back dues. Just a gluten for punishment I guess. My artistic goal is always to capture the decisive moment for each image. This is one of my newly framed images I plan to submit this year. I think the image is a perfect moment of this young lady jumping off the shoulders of her boyfriend in to the waiting arms of friends. Fortunately they didn’t drop her. The image was photographed at Chicago’s Cloudscape Sculpture in Millennial Park commonly known as The Bean,
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When assembling images for our show, “Moments and Souls” I forgot to include this one. If we ever decide to publish a book I will have to include it. It is a perfect moment captured in front of the Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago’s Millennium Park. The sculpture is affectionately called The Bean by Second City residents.
This young lady placed a lot of trust in the crowd as she jumped from her boyfriend’s shoulders into their waiting arms.
Part of Main Street in Memphis is a pedestrian mall. Beautiful wooden trolleys run along the street so some caution is still required when walking. Near the Mississippi River is this beautiful outdoor metal sculpture.
In a way it reminds me of Chicago’s Cloudgate (The Bean).
I am going to be posting images that I may have posted before with a candidate # thereby collecting a list of what I feel would be likely candidates to print for a gallery show of new images of only digital photography.Being around “The Bean” in Chicago’s Millennium Park makes people act a little stupid. This young lady tried crowd diving into a group of strangers who fortunately caught her. Please feel free to leave comments if you agree or disagree about including them in a “best of” list.
About six years ago my Daughter moved to Chicago and made it her home. Later this year she will be married at a Chicago Landmark, The Palmer House Hotel. Of course Mom and Dad have traveled there a lot over the last six years and thus I have collected what I think are a few decent images. Later this week we will make another journey to America’s “Second City”. Here are some of the better images and most are available for purchase as prints.
Going to Chicago on Tuesday to see my Daughter and family and I am sure I will take some pictures. We are going to see the White Sox for sure, so probably some baseball pictures. Anyhow here are some images from the last trip. See my Chicago Gallery by clicking here.
Crawling under the Cloud Gate (The Bean) in Chicago provides and interesting distorted view of the sculpture and the Chicago Skyline. The Bean is the centerpiece of Millennium Park in the Chicago Loop. You can see others and buy a print of this one at my commercial gallery.