This was my first trip to Chicago and I really wanted to shoot a great image of the "Cloud Gate" without anyone around, which is really tough in a large city like Chicago. So I waited till early one rainy morning... it was actually Memorial Day Monday. I thought to myself everyone will be partying the night before so there shouldn't be a soul around before dawn. So I woke up early and walked down to

Millennium Park. As I anticipated there was no one around... but what I didn't realize is there are guards patrolling the park all night and they won't let anyone in until 6am. So I waited around till six when I finally entered. It was still raining, which was a blessing because there were individuals moving around the park and continuously into my frame. So I decided on a long exposure of 12 minutes to not record any movement onto the sensor. Luckily I got off one exposure before the park starting filling up with site-seers around this beautiful art centerpiece.




Sizes - 10x30, 14x38, 20x60, 26x80



Not to exceed 99 total prints

Thirty (30) Artist’s Proofs numbered “x of 30”

Sixty-nine (69) Limited Editions numbered “x of 69”


The Fine Art Landscape Photography of Jaysun McMillin