Real New Yorkers simply call it the Central Park Reservoir, but officially it’s called The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The Reservoir stretches from 86th to 96th street, and from 5th […]
Union Square is one of my favorite places in New York City. It’s often the starting point for many interesting nights out. Union Square is also a great place to […]
The kit lens is the inexpensive zoom lens that comes with a new DSLR or mirrorless camera. Usually it’s made of plastic with a plastic mount. Years ago, kit lenses […]
This image is also featured in my article Why You Should Shoot RAW. You can see the original version in that blog entry and get some information about the benefits […]
Standard Admission for adults to the Empire State Building’s 86th Floor Observation Deck is $34. Remember, don’t buy the tickets from the street vendors outside the building — it’s likely […]
I always recommend that all photographers, even beginners, shoot RAW instead of JPG. Here are my reasons: Exposure It happens: you were in a hurry and underexposed your image. It’s […]
Standard Admission to the One World Observatory is $37 dollars per adult if you buy the tickets inside at the window. Keep in mind that the lines are always long […]
So you want your very first “real camera” — you want a DSLR. You’re ready to step up from your point-and-shoot or smartphone. But you’re not sure what you should […]
This view is from the Press Lounge, at the top of the Ink Hotel. Very nice spot, and I feel it has some of the better views of the city. […]
Pier I (West 70th street) is one of my favorite places to hang out at in the summer. You’re treated to a very nice view of part of the skyline. […]
This is a shot of the Empire State Building as seen from the pier in Long Island City. The building is lit up in the colors of the New York […]
I took this photo years ago, in 2010 I believe. I used a little Canon point & shoot camera, pressed against the window of the hotel room. Recently I found […]
The Manhattan skyline is beautiful at night with all of the lights shining. In this photo you can see many major corporate buildings, such as the Conde Naste Building (the […]
I just happened to be in the right place at the right time. The sky was turning this amazing shade of purple as the sun was setting, and there were […]
4 World Trade Center, at night in the fog. Shot with a Panasonic Lumix G3 and Panasonic 20mm f1.7 lens.
What would New York City be without hot dog & pretzel stands? Shot with an Olympus OMD-EM10 and the great Olympus 45mm f1.8 lens.
A couple of cool versions of the Statue of Liberty in Times Square. There are lots of interesting & colorful costumed characters roaming around in Times Square. Times Square is […]
A view of the Manhattan skyline from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Shot with a Nikon D5100 and 35mm f1.8 DX lens.
Shot on Seventh Avenue and 23rd street in NYC with an Olympus OMD-EM10 and a Sigma 30mm F2.8 lens.