Central Park Photography rules

Started Feb 19, 2014 | Discussions thread
Steven Wandy Veteran Member • Posts: 5,388
Re: March dreary, April better

local novice wrote:

Thanks for all the advice. Were your Brooklyn Bridge pics hand held? Have been to NYC a long time ago and took the standard bus tours. We are determined to explore by foot this time and have deliberately booked a hotel close to the Brooklyn Bridge to get early morning and evening pics. What do you think about safety on the bride and on the Brookyn end during these hours?

Should have no issues at those times. There are so many people either coming/going to work and walking across the bridge and add to that the visitors/photographers the problem is usually not getting jostled when you stop to shoot! I have done it a few times (sunset rather than sunrise - don't live near the bridge) and never had any issues. And yes, the light at either sunrise or sunset is sufficient to do handheld. Unless you want one of those shots of the cars moving along the bridge with the light blur, but then you can generally find something to lean on for support. These were from my last walk across the bridge a few years back. I could not stay much towards dusk as I had a meeting to get too. (Oh - the first shot was from another visit and the bridge was delicious!!!)

 Steven Wandy's gear list:Steven Wandy's gear list
Canon PowerShot G7 X Olympus PEN E-PL1 Olympus PEN-F Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0 +6 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
(unknown member)
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow