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Thanks to some great feedback from all of you, I decided to take one of my favourite Chicago shots in a different direction. It got a lot of love on Facebook and G+ so I'm curious to hear your feedback on this version.
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This one was taken just South of Lincoln Park using a B+W ND110 to stretch the exposure to 5 minutes.

Edited in Lightroom, Photoshop CS6 and Nik Color Efex Pro 4. A manual blending of two exposures, 5 minutes @ f/16 for the sky and 2.5 minutes @ f/7 for the buildings, path and parts of the water. Blended together using luminance masks (see my YouTube tutorials) and simple masking.

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