One morning in Paris, many years ago, I was walking through the Louvre early in the morning. It was nice to see the area infant of the museum, by the (in)famous Pyramids so quiet and not crowded with people. When it’s nice and quiet like this it’s a very different place, and actually quite peaceful.
It’s nearly been 10 years since I had my first trip to New York City. On the first night there, My wife brought me to see the amazing sight of al the lights and billboards in the busy junction. These were my first photos from New York, taken in the winter of 2006.
The top of the Empire State Building is probably one of the top tourist destinations in Manhattan, but if you get a chance to go, the best time is definitely at sunset. I was there a few years ago and managed to time the queues just right to be up on the observation deck, just as the sun was beginning to set. I shot a lot of images that night, and I’ll share some more in the weeks ahead.
Shot on a Nikon D90 with 18-200mm lens.
One of my favourite images from the first time I went to New York is this shot of an old fire escape on this wonderfully textured building. It’s nothing fancy, but in a way, it really captures the feel of the city.