Traveling to New York? Want to know where to go to photograph the best that New York City has to offer, including both the grand iconic architecture and the off-the-beaten path locations? Want to return with extraordinary photos that capture the real New York?
Written by James Maher, a professional street and architecture photographer, a certified NYC tour guide, a photography educator, and a lifelong New Yorker, this guide will cover the most exciting locations to explore and capture New York.
The information in this book is meant for all skill levels, even if you know New York well. Meant to be read in an airplane ride, by the time you land you will confident about where to go and what to do. Included is a link to a Google Map that has every location mentioned in the book, so you can put it on your phone and always know where to go. Also included are 85 photographs to illustrate the locations.
You will learn about planning and equipment, general tips and safety, night photo tips, and street photo tips. This book is not just about the buildings. It will show you where and how to capture incredible photographs of New Yorkers, as they are what make the city great, and it will tell you the busiest and most interesting street corners in the city.
Finally, learn about the history of the areas you are photographing, because the more knowledgeable you are about New York, the better photographs you can take.
Locations covered are:
Central Park Midtown and 42nd Street Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and the Brooklyn waterfront SoHo and Greene Street The East Village and Lower East Side Chinatown, Little Italy, and Nolita West Village and Washington Square Park City Hall District Flatiron District and Madison Square Park Subway system East River Ferry, Water Taxis, Tour Boats, and the Staten Island Ferry Financial District, Battery Park, and the World Trade Center Bushwick and Williamsburg Coney Island Rooftop Bars with views Secret and off-the-beaten path locations including the old City Hall subway station, the Chrysler Building Lobby, the Atlantic Avenue subway tunnel. Cortlandt Alley, the substation under Grand Central Terminal, the Woolworth Building, and Green-Wood cemetery The best photography museums and galleries And the best events the photograph