City Street

Photography 101: Assignment- Street

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Looking at this picture, I feel claustrophobic. And I’m transported back to the moment I took the photograph with my iPhone 6, in frustration. I’m trapped behind the wheel of my car during rush hour in the heart of Chicago. I have circled (and I use the word circled loosely because it’s more of a slow moving rectangular drive) the block at least three times searching for a parking spot. As closed in as it looks being surrounded by cars, the added outer layer of buildings towering over me on all sides seals the deal.

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6 thoughts on “City Street

  1. Those buildings do look almost as if they are leaning in. I once got the chance to go on a tour from the Archicentre in Chicago. We went through some of the skyscrapers. It was amazing. We don’t have any skyscrapers at all in my town and I was a bit nervous of them. That tour cured me.

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    1. Those buildings are something else. I’ve grown up just outside the city so I’ve always gone there and sometimes it still gives me a panicky moment when I look all the way up.

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