Bryant Park in New York City

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Daily Photo – Bryant Park in New York City

This is where I ended my walk with Luke that night in New York City. It was sort of a lazy, meandering walk… going here and going there. But my hotel was right by this park. I lament that I never got a shot inside the awesome library, but the tripod police were out in full force. I actually felt like I was in more danger there than in the middle of this New York City park in the middle of the night!

Bryant Park in New York City

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2012-08-16 00:00:00
  • CameraNIKON D800
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time1
  • Aperture5.6
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length14.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

  • Casper van Zyl

    Nice pic ,hope you are having a great weekend,where ever. Well this is one place I may never revisit but that all depends on when there is no where else to go and there are plenty places i have never seen and will never. So new York,New York is a wonderful town will be placed at the bottom.

  • Eric Richards

    Cool big light bomb and glowing greens… was this after the photowalk by chance?

  • susan ratcliff

    Beautiful photo – there sure is a lot of people out and about there at such a late hour! 🙂

  • Beautiful photo, Trey!! Have a wonderful Saturday!!

  • Stephen Schreck

    Spent New Years here. Photo brought back some fuzz, but wonderful memories. Thanks Trey!!

  • It wasn’t the same night, but the same trip. I think it was the day after.

  • Dee

    The lights are beautifully captured.

  • Trey Ratcliff

    Thank you ! 🙂

  • Trey Ratcliff

    Cool – I always wanted to be in NYC at New Years

  • Chandra Achberger

    Many a liquid lunch were had by me and my peeps in Bryant Park. I used to work in the Maxim Mag building that’s right there. I ♥ NY. Thanks, now I’m homesick. Lovely capture as per usual.

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