China Town, Manhattan Sunset Trip

Last weekend I drove to Brooklyn to take photos of the sunset and Brooklyn Bridge. Last year I went to the Manhattan Bridge for a sunset shot and knew that there were some good views of China Town.  I was waiting for the bridge to line up with the sunset over China Town and this … Continue reading China Town, Manhattan Sunset Trip

New York City Sunrise from Jersey City

This weekend I went to Jersey City, NJ at Exchange Place to shoot a sunrise timelapse.  Jersey City has some great views of the Manhattan Skyline, especially during sunrise as the sun comes over the skyline. I started shooting my timelapse at 530 AM (about one hour before sunrise).  The mood was pretty foggy which … Continue reading New York City Sunrise from Jersey City

New York City Skyline Sunset Reflection Timelapse

Yesterday evening I drove to Jersey City, NJ to take a timelapse.  I was planning on taking a timelapse of the Colgate clock which is right across from Liberty State Park.  However, I only had my 28 mm lens f/2,8 and this wasn't wide enough to get a nice composition without looking too cluttered. I … Continue reading New York City Skyline Sunset Reflection Timelapse

Empire State Building and American Copper Building Timelapse

This past weekend I drove to Brooklyn to take a timelapse video of the American Copper Buildings and Empire State Building from Hunter's Point South Park. I had been planning on this site because of the American Copper Buildings.  The two buildings are connected and I thought the sun peeking through the buildings during sunset … Continue reading Empire State Building and American Copper Building Timelapse

Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse Sunset

This past weekend I drove out to Tarrytown (Sleepy Hollow) New York which is right on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge.  The lighthouse overlooks the Hudson River, north of New York City.  I was going to shoot sunset since the sun is setting behind the Hudson River in the summer. The lighthouse … Continue reading Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse Sunset

Manhattan Sunset from Brooklyn

On Saturday my brother and I went to Brooklyn for a day trip.  We visited Governor's Island and walked around Brooklyn.  The sunset was at 830 pm and I wanted to do a day to night timelapse of the city from Brooklyn with the sun setting over the buildings.  I was at the iconic Brooklyn … Continue reading Manhattan Sunset from Brooklyn

Central Park New York City – Bow Bridge Timelapse

Well today is a rainy day....so I thought I'd write about another video from last week where I visited New York City and Central Park.  One of the spots I had wanted to check out was the Bow Bridge which is famous from a lot of photos and movies.  The bridge has a little bench … Continue reading Central Park New York City – Bow Bridge Timelapse

Earth Hour in New York City

Last evening I drove to Liberty State Park again in Jersey City to take a timelapse of the Manhattan Skyline.  Yesterday evening was Earth Hour which is an hour each year where cities and buildings turn off lights to conserve energy.  Check out the site: https://www.earthhour.org/ I was hoping the NYC skyline would have a … Continue reading Earth Hour in New York City

New York City Moonrise from New Jersey

Yesterday evening I drove out to Liberty State Park, one of my favorite spots for photos.  The full moon was rising near the same time as sunset.  I was debating going because of the cold weather and potential for cloudy skies.  But during the day it seemed as if the clouds were clearing and the … Continue reading New York City Moonrise from New Jersey