Chicago Wheel

As it got deeper into twilight I was able to capture more of the city lights in the background. I was also able to use longer exposures to create an interesting effect with the rotating Centennial Wheel

Chicago Spin

Chicago Spin

NIKON Z 7 + NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 24 mm, 5 sec at f/8, ISO 64 x 5 Frames

Note: These photographs (especially the wider shots) look much better when larger. To see larger versions in an inline overlay slideshow gallery viewer click any of the images.

This new 60m high wheel opened in May 2016 as part of the renovation of the Pier which started in 2013

Eyes on Chicago

Eyes on Chicago

NIKON Z 7 + NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 24 mm, 8 sec at f/8, ISO 64 x 3 Frames

Here is a single horizontal frame of the wheel with the cityscape behind. This sort of composition was my original inspiration for coming here during my stay in Chicago

Centennial Wheel

Centennial Wheel

NIKON Z 7 + NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 24 mm, 8 sec at f/8, ISO 64