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people standing on top of the ge building looking out over new york city at night

Looking Over New York City

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The first place I went after I flew into New York City and found my hotel was the GE Building at Rockefeller Center because I’d heard it was cool to go up at night. It was. Pretty much the entire roof is open as an observation deck. I used a Gobopod tripod which allowed me to put the camera out a ways on the buttresses and get more of the buildings right next to the tower. I got bored with the cityscapes after an hour or so though and started taking pictures of my neighbors looking out over the city instead. :)

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5 Comments
  • I like the “looking back” point of view on this. Very good!

  • you did the right thing and went there.. the view there is better than empire IMO.. :) nice shot! :)

  • Lovely composition, the way you have composed is amazing.

  • agree – the people are interesting – quite a variety of moods here.

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  • Shutter speed: 25 sec
  • Focal length: 17 mm
  • Aperture: f/5.0

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