The New York Photographer's Travel Guide: The Best Places to Photograph from a Professional Photographer, Tour Guide, and Lifelong New Yorker
A photographer's guide to where to go and what to see for photographers in New York. Learn the best places, history about the city, and tips and techniques to photograph New York in the best way. More
Photograph the best of New York City.
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:
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
East River Ferry, Water Taxis, Tour Boats, and the Staten Island Ferry
Financial District, Battery Park, and the World Trade Center
Bushwick and Williamsburg
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
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