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

Newport, New Jersey – Lighthouse and Views of Manhattan

This morning I drove up to Newport, New Jersey.  I've been waiting to go check out the area for the lighthouse it has right in-front of the Hudson River and the Manhattan Skyline.  Today the weather was pretty nice, not too cold and blue skies and clouds.  I was thinking about going for sunrise but … Continue reading Newport, New Jersey – Lighthouse and Views of Manhattan

One World Trade Center – Cloud Reflections

Yesterday afternoon we took a short trip into New York City.  The first place we visited was the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.  The weather for the day was partly cloudy and actually ended up raining in the evening so not many timelapse opportunities.  But when we got to the WTC my brother … Continue reading One World Trade Center – Cloud Reflections

New York City Tilt Shift Adventure (Part 1) – Train Stations

  Yesterday I decided to take a day off work and visit New York City to test out a Tilt-Shit lens (Nikon PC-E 24 mm f/3.5).  I created a shot list of ten locations (only got to 7) but ended up getting some good results and learning new things!  The first two posts are indoor … Continue reading New York City Tilt Shift Adventure (Part 1) – Train Stations

September 11th – 15 Year Anniversary

Yesterday I went to Liberty State Park in New Jersey for the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.  The day was totally surreal and I'm still amazed it was 15 years ago.  I was hoping to see the Tribute in Light that shines above the city emulating where the towers used to stand.  We … Continue reading September 11th – 15 Year Anniversary

Empty Sky Memorial Sunrise 05Sep2016

Yesterday morning I was hoping to shoot the Empty Sky Memorial during sunrise.  The Empty Sky Memorial is the 9/11 monument at Liberty State Park in Jersey City.  The memorial looks over the Hudson River towards the One World Trade Center and points out where the Twin Towers used to stand.  The monument was literally … Continue reading Empty Sky Memorial Sunrise 05Sep2016