In many of our cities, the vestiges of a long winter are washing away (ahem, dirty snow piles and all-around unflattering puffer coats), while the first signs of spring return.

The creative director of Carbonmade Dave Gorum captured Lake Michigan in motion as the remaining ice chunks melt away. Gorum shared the gorgeous yet dizzying GIFS on his personal Tumblr. See the rest of the Chicago lakefront GIFs here.

[via This Is Colossal]