New York is such a beautiful city at night ….the light is great and of course the awesome architecture. Made this shot late at night with my beloved Fujifilm X1oo, the camera for shooting handheld at night.
A familiar moment, standing in front of a coffee store texting your friends”Where are you?” …
Even though New York is such a large city, a business city with its Wall Street, it does has its cozy face. I like those streets that has some trees in it, just to get that bit of shadow and cosiness. Some of the familiar districts with lots of green are Greenwich Village and Williamsburg. Of course you can find some nice streets scattered over Manhattan as well …but then you really have to look for them (which I did of course). Try visiting those streets at night or sunset because then it’s even nicer.
New York really is a beautiful city and especially at night. I just loved wandering around at night, alone with my camera and my thoughts. Without even realizing I walked block after block after block. One thing I, as a photographer, really like in this city is the reflecting lights in the water on the streets …it doubles the light and colours of this amazing city. It just gives the buildings that nice color scheme at night.
These great looking glass buildings make such an interesting view. Not only do they reflect the surrounding buildings but also the light of the sky so the streets between these high buildings just get that extra bit of light. And believe me some streets are quite dark even during a sunny day because of the shadow.
Tried to take this one candid but this guy spotted me when I pushed the trigger.
Details of New York …a category I decided to add to the blog so I can share some details of New York with you all. I find it such a beautiful city with character.
So here is the first post. Even though you don’t see any building, flags or signs you still see or associate this photograph with New York. I think the street view of New York is unique, with its well known yellow cabs, marking on the streets, buildings etc. In the upcoming posts I’ll share more details of New York through my viewfinder.