It’s amazing the view you get to enjoy when you’re at a high vantage point. Whether you’re standing in the window of a Chicago skyscraper or on top of a cliff with a view of an entire forest, Illinois provides incredible views. This week we ask you to capture your view from a high vantage point, check out a few of our favorite captures below. Be sure to follow us on Instagram for upcoming weekly challenges. Share your best photos with us by tagging #EnjoyIllinois and your photo could be featured!
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This week we kicked off the challenge with a shot from the top of the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier from @dmarieolsen.
Mississippi Palisades State Park in Savanna offers the peace of mind that we always count on nature to provide. This serene photo was taken by @zophack.
Helicopter tours of Chicago are for the adventurer in all of us. This photo defines what it means to have a “high vantage point.” Great shot captured by @thecraighensel.
Only a high vantage point can provide the view of the mist from a rainy day over Millennium Park. Thanks @macknielson for such a great photo!
All of the lights courtesy of @jayeffex.
Can we all just sigh in jealousy of @gkluvschi’s South Loop view in Chicago?
When your view gives you a front row seat to the storm that’s brewing, you take a photo. Awesome capture @e4rlyr1ser!
Nature’s brilliance from above. Visit Starved Rock State Park to see for yourself. Thanks for capturing @minaxivishnu!
Thanks @natelongg, from those of us who may not have the moxie to dangle our feet from great heights to get the photo.
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