Playing on the beach? Been there, snapped that. Monkeying around at the playground? Yep, took that pic a billion times. If you need fresh photo ideas — and some new fodder for your Instagram feed — get a change of scenery and check out Chicago’s awesome street art. We think outdoor murals are the new photo studios and, whether you hire a pro or do the snapping yourself, you’ll love the color and urban edge. We took to the streets (and peeped some very amazing Instagram feeds) to bring you this list. Click through and get those smiles ready!

Woot! – Avondale

A colorful, larger than life owl is perched on Belmont Avenue, near the Kennedy Expressway: Artist Tony Sparrow painted Whoot with a little help from younger painters and dedicated him to the people of Avondale. You can watch Whoot come alive in this fun, time lapse video

Located at Kedzie and Belmont avenues Kennedy Expressway underpass in Avondale.

Photo: Artist Tony Passero

Do you have a favorite outdoor mural? Share it in the Comments!

— Amy Bizzarri & Kelly Aiglon

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