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New York City - Skyline and Rooftops

Hazy evenings are when 

the city’s dreams

hang over its rooftops

like an intricate web.

And as the city wakes 

to a night full of promises,

its dreams exhale

on the breath of

the day

like smoke

or too many 

heart-filled wishes

clinging to the trailed-off

ends of lover’s phrases.

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This is a 2 second exposure taken on a moody evening with the Sony A99. The late summer haze had mixed with heavy rain-fog producing eerily beautiful colors at dusk. The vantage point is the top of the Empire State Building overlooking the Chrysler Building, rooftops, and skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan. Looking north, Central Park is on the left and the borough of Queens is on the right. 



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New York City - Skyline and Rooftops

Hazy evenings are when

the city’s dreams

hang over its rooftops

like an intricate web.

And as the city wakes

to a night full of promises,

its dreams exhale

on the breath of

the day

like smoke

or too many

heart-filled wishes

clinging to the trailed-off

ends of lover’s phrases.

This is a 2 second exposure taken on a moody evening with the Sony A99. The late summer haze had mixed with heavy rain-fog producing eerily beautiful colors at dusk. The vantage point is the top of the Empire State Building overlooking the Chrysler Building, rooftops, and skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan. Looking north, Central Park is on the left and the borough of Queens is on the right.

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View “New York City - Skyline and Rooftops on a Hazy Evening” in my photography portfolio here, Gear List, Travel Blog, On G+, email me, or ask for help.

New York City skyline from above at dusk

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You took my hand

and we flew over the city

soaring above the streets

glistening with the lights of

a million urban stars.

As we soared

alongside the

fluttering butterflies

in our stomachs,

dreams danced

before our eyes.

And the sky

and the city

fused into one.

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This was taken on a magical evening with the Sony A99 from the top of the Empire State Building. The sky was thick with fog and rain clouds. It was like peering through a bleary-eyed smile of a dream. 

The view is looking north over the skyscrapers and rooftops of midtown Manhattan towards Central Park. 

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P.S. I launched a travel blog recently. If you are curious, read about it here. I will be posting there about upcoming traveling workshops and trips. If you want to come with me on my travel excursions, follow along here.

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View “New York City - Skyline at Dusk from Above” in my portfolio, My Gear List, My Travel Blog, On G+,email me, or ask for help.

New York City skyline from above at dusk

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You took my hand

and we flew over the city

soaring above the streets

glistening with the lights of

a million urban stars.

As we soared

alongside the

fluttering butterflies

in our stomachs,

dreams danced

before our eyes.

And the sky

and the city

fused into one.

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This was taken on a magical evening with the Sony A99 from the top of the Empire State Building. The sky was thick with fog and rain clouds. It was like peering through a bleary-eyed smile of a dream.

The view is looking north over the skyscrapers and rooftops of midtown Manhattan towards Central Park.

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P.S. I launched a travel blog recently. If you are curious, read about it here. I will be posting there about upcoming traveling workshops and trips. If you want to come with me on my travel excursions, follow along here.

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View “New York City - Skyline at Dusk from Above” in my portfolio, My Gear List, My Travel Blog, On G+,email me, or ask for help.

New York City skyscrapers and rooftops

When you view New York City from above, it’s hard not to get caught up in the rush that occurs the moment your eyes attempt to account for the grandiose scale of the city.

How do you make sense of that split second that your… continue reading here… 

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This is my weekly blog post to the  Emerging Photographer’s Blog.

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Enjoy! 

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View “New York City From Above” in my photography portfolio here, Gear List, Travel Blog, email me, or ask for help.

New York City skyscrapers and rooftops

When you view New York City from above, it’s hard not to get caught up in the rush that occurs the moment your eyes attempt to account for the grandiose scale of the city.

How do you make sense of that split second that your… continue reading here…

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This is my weekly blog post to the Emerging Photographer’s Blog.

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Enjoy!

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View “New York City From Above” in my photography portfolio here, Gear List, Travel Blog, email me, or ask for help.

New York Night - Rooftops of Midtown at Dusk.

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Dusk is the night’s love letter 

to skylines 

courted by the sunlight.

It’s the time between night and day 

when the city lights 

transform into stars

in an urban universe;

supernovas in a skyline 

full of dreams

and frenetic hope.

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There are some nights that are so perfect that you just want to bottle them up so you can access them later. This is a 25 second long exposure taken with the Sony A99 on such a night. The late summer sunset slipped over the city slowly revealing a deep purple sky and a dusk that was unforgettable. 

This is a view from a rooftop in midtown Manhattan in the area known as Hell’s Kitchen (also commonly referred to as Clinton). The view is looking south towards 1 WTC (also known as the Freedom Tower, and One World Trade Center depending on who you talk to).

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P.S. - In case, you missed it earlier, here is a half-hour interview I did (me on video!) last week with This Week in Photo talking about my photography of New York City: An Interview with Vivienne Gucwa


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View “New York City Rooftops - Midtown”  in my portfolio, My Gear List, On G+,email me, or ask for help.

New York Night - Rooftops of Midtown at Dusk.

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Dusk is the night’s love letter

to skylines

courted by the sunlight.

It’s the time between night and day

when the city lights

transform into stars

in an urban universe;

supernovas in a skyline

full of dreams

and frenetic hope.

—-

There are some nights that are so perfect that you just want to bottle them up so you can access them later. This is a 25 second long exposure taken with the Sony A99 on such a night. The late summer sunset slipped over the city slowly revealing a deep purple sky and a dusk that was unforgettable.

This is a view from a rooftop in midtown Manhattan in the area known as Hell’s Kitchen (also commonly referred to as Clinton). The view is looking south towards 1 WTC (also known as the Freedom Tower, and One World Trade Center depending on who you talk to).

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P.S. - In case, you missed it earlier, here is a half-hour interview I did (me on video!) last week with This Week in Photo talking about my photography of New York City: An Interview with Vivienne Gucwa

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View “New York City Rooftops - Midtown” in my portfolio, My Gear List, On G+,email me, or ask for help.