Net Pix

Since the photo-sharing Web site Flickr went online four years ago, it has amassed more than 2 billion photographic images—and nearly 1.9 million of them have a Chicago connection. From an earthbound angel to an eerie nocturnal landscape, here are 13 local pix that click.

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Four years ago, a new Web site called Flickr debuted with an invitation to photographers—
amateurs and professionals alike—to share their photographs online with family, friends, and (if desired) complete strangers. Since then, some 20 million people from around the world have joined up (there’s no charge for most accounts) and uploaded nearly 2 billion photos—and nearly 1.9 million of them have a Chicago connection. Here are the 13 standouts from our picture-perfect city.

PLUS: Check out The One That Got Away (aka honorable mention) in’s newest blog, Snap!



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