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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 09-20-2012, 01:31 PM Thread Starter
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Favorite Photo Locations?

Hey! So, I'm a photographer (sort of) and I ride (sort of) and I'm moving to Chicagoland next month (definitely) and I'm really excited to go shooting there. What spots do you all recommend for getting really cool shots with your bike(s)?? Any favorite must-sees you want to share? Post a pic to go along with your recommendation if you like!
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Its a bit cliche but down by the lake between the aquarium and the planetarium is decent.
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I thought the second half of that sentence was going to be an obscure skyrim reference. I was sadly mistaken.
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Whole Foods on Canal. Pretty good view of skyline and cool architecture. Lot of car enthusiasts use said location.


That's about what you can expect from there.


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Its a bit cliche but down by the lake between the aquarium and the planetarium is decent.
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Whole Foods on Canal. Pretty good view of skyline and cool architecture. Lot of car enthusiasts use said location.

That's about what you can expect from there.
Nice photos! Thank you! My car will like that spot too.
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I second whole foods.
There will also be a lot of good places west of chicago with the leaves changing and all.
I like red covered bridge in princeton is a nice place for pictures
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^Oh my gosh, I love that bridge! What road is that on?

Edit: Nevermind, I googled it. That's on my list to see!

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On a serious note, there's a wealth of locations all around Chicagoland. What kind of backdrops do you like? Urban, industrial, city skylines, country, forests, water, etc.? About the only thing you won't find out here are anything resembling hills/mountains.
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On a serious note, there's a wealth of locations all around Chicagoland. What kind of backdrops do you like? Urban, industrial, city skylines, country, forests, water, etc.? About the only thing you won't find out here are anything resembling hills/mountains.
I like them all and I'm going to have a lot of fun exploring the area when I get there. Lately I've been on a graffiti and industrial kick though.
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