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markwiley


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Challenge: Historic Landmark -- The Old & The Beautified II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix X100S
Date: Oct 28, 2015
Date Uploaded: Oct 29, 2015

In 1922 the Chicago Tribune held a competition to design the "world's most beautiful office building" for a prize of $50,000. The winner was a neo-Gothic design that combined traditional elements of a skyscraper with flying buttresses and spires. Around the base are 120 embedded stones from historical locations all around the world, including the Parthenon, the pyramids, the Taj Mahal, the Alamo, and the Great Wall of China. For more, you can check out the Wikipedia article:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribune_Tower

Along the left side of the image is another Chicago icon, the Wrigley Building. Here are a couple of outtakes of Wrigley that I considered entering:
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Statistics
Place: 3 out of 39
Avg (all users): 6.6429
Avg (commenters): 8.5000
Avg (participants): 6.1154
Avg (non-participants): 6.9545
Views since voting: 771
Views during voting: 134
Votes: 70
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)


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11/10/2015 08:39:11 AM
Gorgeous image, congratulations on your yellow ribbon.
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11/07/2015 08:33:28 PM
I thought this was yours...great job!!!
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11/07/2015 12:05:55 AM
Congratulations on the yellow. Excellent capture of building, street and city life.
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11/06/2015 03:53:18 PM
Go, Mark!
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11/06/2015 10:17:03 AM
The added motion gives this pic a lot emotion. Congrats on the ribbon!
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11/06/2015 08:54:46 AM
Nice work mark. Chicago is def on the list of places to see, until then, keep taking pictures!
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11/06/2015 03:22:43 AM
Congrats! Awesome shot and great to read the background too - thanks!!
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11/06/2015 02:12:12 AM
Hey great to see you on the front page again Mark. Superb capture. Congrats!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/05/2015 04:19:59 PM
Effective blur effects - busses drive fast in Chicago.
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11/04/2015 02:38:09 PM
Very cool shot MW...if not MW, kudos to you for some excellent photo skills...oh, and that bit of movement on the flag, that's some good stuff that.
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