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Old Feb 3, 2007, 1:51 AM   #1
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Chicago Skyline Lights up for the Chicago Bears

This evening after a very freezing & bitter cold night of guiding public astronomical viewing at the Adler Planetarium as a Telescope Operator, I took time out to capture a rare photographic event with our skyline. Chicago is going nuts over the Chicago Bears going to the Super-bowl, (Over doing it really - get a life, eh?), But I wanted to record it, and this time I took the 3 bracketed shots to create a post HDR image.





The first one is the combined three image HDR shot. The second one is the normal exposed shot from the S3. The city shore of Lake Michigan is frozen over now and makes for a nice glaze.




A close up of our buildings in a Non-HDR image.

The HDR process could use a bit more tweaking, but I'm satisfied with it.

It was incredibly cold and bitter standing out the howling winds to get these shots, but well worth it!...:-)

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Old Feb 3, 2007, 4:49 PM   #2
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Frozen shore of Lake Michiganhas proved tomake a great foreground, indeed.The HDR image simplyshines!Besides, it's a good idea providing comperative images as you did. I wish youputyour first image(the HDR shot)in larger size....Btw, I can imagineyourtrouble regarding the cold and bitter weather. Thanks forsharing!
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Old Feb 3, 2007, 7:23 PM   #3
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Lovely work...
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