The water ripples in the foreground with a jet boat making its way across the shot. The centerpiece of the picture is the iconic New York City skyline announcing its presence. Above the cityscape, light and wispy clouds are painted onto the sky. Together, this shows you the unique beauty that you can only find in the Big Apple.
- Camera: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA E-M1
- Lens: OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
- Focal Length: 23.0mm
- Aperture: f/10
- ISO: 200
- Shutter Speed: 1/500 sec
- Tripod Used: No
- Flash Used: No
About the Experience
Last summer I had the joy of experiencing New York City for the first time in my life! Of course, I was going to bring my camera along and capture as many moments as I could along the way.
I took this picture on a cruise boat tour that was taking us to visit the Statue of Liberty. On the back end of the boat, I was feeling a bit uncomfortable from the sea and decided to stand up. I was almost blindsided by the view of the city in front of me. I quickly took out my camera to make sure I commemorated this moment with a picture.
This image captures my memories of New York perfectly, a jumble of styles all working together. I loved every moment in New York: the food, the people, the entertainment and the shopping!
Despite being so excited, I have to admit that all this fervour definitely took a toll on my energy levels. To be honest, I feel totally embarrassed that I didn’t see the skyline beforehand while I was on my Statue of Liberty tour. I was at the end of a five-week journey and I was feeling less motivated to take images than normal. But this image certainly sparked up my creativity!
What I love about this picture is that it reminds me that beauty is going to find you no matter where you are and how you feel. Even though I was tired and a bit less inspired, the sights that I had in front of me gave me the energy and motivation to snap some pictures. And as this image shows, I’m very glad that I did!
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