Photo Daily: Rainy Crossing in Streeterville

Rainy Crossing in Streeterville, Chicago ©2010

Rainy Crossing in Streeterville, Chicago ©2010

I don’t really mind the rain. I actually like it. Living in Chicago, I know that rain is always better than snow.

I made this photograph during a mid afternoon downpour, so heavy, that it looked like evening at 2 in the afternoon. I got a bit drenched, standing out there with my camera, waiting for something to catch my eye. Looking for…. ah… there it is!

An umbrella. I love photographing umbrellas.

It’s an interesting shape. A compelling silhouette. Umbrellas from above are wonderful. But even at street level, they can be a nice element.

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