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New York City: Skyline and Empire State Building
Late afternoon light is a ghost.
It grazes eyelashes
and pours its stark light
like a battle-worn soul
asserting its presence
over the shadows.
Information about my New York City photography book which is releasing in stores and online in the autumn of 2014 (including where to order it):NY Through The Lens: A New York Coffee Table Book
New York City - Skyline at Dusk
There is something really extraordinary about the shift between day and night in New York City.
It’s gradual and at the same time abrupt in its magnitude.
The lights on the skyscrapers flicker on as the night sky pulls itself over the city while the sun is still dancing with the horizon.
It’s this sort of in-between time that seems to suit a city full of people who feed off the frenetic energy and constant shifts that occur on a momentary basis.
New York City rarely dwells in absolutes.
Its landscape and structures only seem to remain still.
This is a view from the Top of the Rock (also known as 30 Rock and the top of Rockefeller Center) taken with the Sony A99. The skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan sit in the foreground leading up to the Empire State Building and further in the distance sits the Freedom Tower and lower Manhattan.
New York City - Empire State Building and Skyline
We stood there,
your hand in mine,
as the skyscrapers
dotted the horizon
like nervous heartbeats
syncopated in time
to the city’s nervous
And as the sun
caressed our faces
with its warmth,
over the buildings
towards the horizon
infinite and full
This is a view of the Empire State Building and New York City skyline taken with my Sony A99 while high above the rooftops and skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan. If you wait for just the right cloudy day, you can catch a glimpse of the few moments during sunset when the sun pries the clouds open and lets its light wash over the city in waves.
New York City - Skyline and Empire State Building
The hour right after the sun dips below the horizon is one of the most enchanting hours of the day. It’s not quite day and not quite night but it’s a blended mixture of the two. There is no better place to witness this transformation in New York City than .. .continue reading here…
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