It’s not as though the impossibly shiny, seamless stainless steel reflections of The Bean are flattering! But you can’t help be fascinated by them, and you can’t stop marveling at the crazy distortions of Chicago, and all the visitors drawn by the visual magnetism that is The Bean.
I wonder if Cloud Gate, a.k.a., The Bean, is the most photographed object in Chicago. I am pretty sure that you cannot exhaust the limitless possibilities this fascinating sculpture represents from a photographer’s perspective.
While going through Chicago photos for my last couple of posts I ran across this one and thought I would share. The Bean is a fascinating piece of modern, urban art that is an inexhaustible photographic subject. It’s fun too!
Taken moments before The Bean swallowed me whole. I had enough time to take this shot, grab the SD card and throw it to freedom. I then snapped my shutter three times while saying, “There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home.” That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!
Welcome to the 1st of 3 “where’s carlos?” images featuring the always fun and crazy Cloud Gate, a.k.a., The Bean. First prize for the correct answer is….well……. …..actually….. I don’t have any prizes. The bragging rights, however, are yours!