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The New York City photo tour it’s a perfect journey for cityscapes lovers. 7 days of photo walks around Manhattan. City viewpoints & street photography to capture amazing pics of the best skyscrapers of the United States. This workshop is open to all levels of photographers, but also for companions who want to discover the Big Apple.
During these days we will guide you through the most cosmopolitan city in the world. Visiting famous locations for photography in New York. Such as Brooklyn Heights or Newport, and viewpoints from the rooftops as the Top of the Rock. During this travel, we will focus on buildings and architecture. We will capture skyscrapers like the Empty Sky Memorial, Rockefeller Center, or the Grand Central Terminal. But also other places like Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, or High Line Park among others.
And of course, our best street photography tour. We will have time to do street photography in locations like Fife-avenue or Times Square among others in Midtown Manhattan or the subway. A complete trip to catch the essence of the New Yorkers’ lifestyle in small streets and big avenues.
This workshop is ready to match with the Manhattanhenge, also called the Manhattan Solstice. So we will be able to capture incredible sunrises, as the sun will be aligned with the east-west streets. Also, we will be visiting the best places to take a skyline photo of Manhattan.
We have an extra price for companions. It includes an extra guide for these people that are not interested in photography. So you can join us to follow our itinerary, and your partner can do another route to go shopping or visit museums. It’s perfect for couples that want to visit different places, but also for kids or families that want to spend together the holidays
This itinerary is for photographer’s participants. If you are interested in the shopping itinerary, it will be hand-made according to the participants. But it’s thought to do rides in cultural and art tourist spots, and walking shopping streets and commercial centers.
Today will start our NYC Photo Tour. According to your airport, we will help you to manage a transfer to our hotel (not included in the price). Once all participants arrive at our hotel, we will make a short meeting. We will explain to you the planning for the next week, and we will give you the Metro pass.
After that, we will make our first sunset session at Brooklyn Heights. We will enjoy the last lights of the day with a view to NYC from this famous pier. From here we will make one of the best photos you will shoot in New York.
When our session is over, we will come back to our hotel to sleep and rest, as we will awake early tomorrow.
We will get up early for our first sunrise from the neighborhood of Newport in New Jersey. We will photograph the first lights, with views of the east side of Manhattan from a different perspective than yesterday.
Once our session is over, we will come back to the center. Surrounded by incredible skyscrapers, we will spend photographing these famous streets of New York City. From the Financial District to buildings like the Vessel, we will capture some of the greatest architectures of the city.
Before sunset, we will move to a perfect location to wait for the Manhattanhenge. Thousands of people fill the streets to capture the setting sun align with the east-west streets of Manhattan.
After this full-day, we will have dinner and do some night photography before come back to our hotel to sleep.
Today we will awake early again to come back to New Jersey. At this time we will approach the Empty Sky Memorial. After photographing the sunrise, we will have a well-deserved breakfast.
After that, we will have time to visit some other locations that we didn’t visit before. Manhattan is full of incredible and great architecture yards as the Madison Square Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MoMA), or the Grand Central Terminal that we can photograph both from inside and outside. Or the famous Empire State Building & Chrysler Building and the famous eagles of NYC.
In the afternoon, we will have the opportunity again to photograph the Manhattanhenge from another location. Once the light is over, we will have dinner and make some more night photography if you have enough energy.
Today we will return to Brooklyn to capture the sunrise. This time, we will capture the sun from the opposite perspective, so the Manhattan skyline will become beautiful with reds and orange colors. After that, we will come back to Manhattan to visit some other iconic locations as Central Park, the Lincoln Center, World Trade Center or Guggenheim Museum.
Once the light is going to finish, we will come to visit the Top of The Rock Observation Deck for a sunset session. From this viewpoint, we will be capturing the last lights. Also, during the evening we will explore the possibility to visit other rooftops and sightseeing spots.
Today, we will have a break in the morning. Like the day before we have planned to do night photography, we will sleep today long. In the morning, we will do some post-processing lessons with the photos we already capture on this trip.
During the afternoon, we will be visiting Governors Island and the famous Statue of Liberty. We also offer the possibility to visit Manhattan from the air by helicopter, simply choose this option during the booking process.
In the afternoon, we will come back to Brooklyn but this time to visit other locations as the famous Manhattan Bridge or Brooklyn Bridge. During sunset, we will be photographing again the skyline of Manhattan from another viewpoint.
After getting up early again, we will go to some locations we already visit as Newport in New Jersey. As conditions can not be the best every day, we will study the best location to repeat a sunrise session. According to the location, we will visit Central Park or High Line Park in Manhattan.
In the evening, we will have some free time for walking tours or shopping. We will bring you to the best photography shops, remember to ask us for shopping assistants if you want to join us with any companion.
For sunset, we will go to another different location in Brooklyn. This way, we will be covering all ranges of the Manhattan skyline in our guided workshop.
Today ends our nyc photo tour, we will help you with the transfer to your airport of departure. We are sure after this photography workshop you will come home with the best photographs of New York City!
Hugo Valle is an Asturian landscape photographer living in the Aragonese Pyrenees who began his career in the world of photography in 2011, with the help of a modest bridge camera. From 2012 to the present, he has tried tirelessly to combine his dedication to photography with his passion for traveling, which has allowed him to know and capture the most beautiful landscapes around the world; discovering in the cold and snowy areas, the mountains and the Asturian coast their favorite settings.
Manhattan, New York City
The price of this New York City Photo Tour is based on the participation of a minimum of 6 participants. In case there are not enough participants, the possibility of making the trip will be offered with an increase proportional to the price, or a 100% refund of the total paid.
The last time of exchange rate calculation was January 1st, 2021, the final price can be modified up to 30 days before the tour start.
The accommodations offered are shared double rooms at Hotels with private bathrooms.
You can book an individual room during the process of the book your place for the photo tour or writing us at [email protected]
This tour doesn’t include meals.
Our tours include basic insurance, we suggest contracting full cover insurance. Contact us to expand your insurance coverage.
Our tours include all internal transports (cars, vans, trains, or flights). We don’t include international flights, but we will guide you at the moment of your booking the best options to arrive to the destiny from your home.
The itinerary mentioned can be changed due to a force major reasons like weather conditions or accidents for example.
Payment & Refunds
To book your place you need to pay 25% of the total cost. The total payment must be made 45 days before the trip.
This tour is done by ¨Photography Tours PhotoWorldTours SLU¨, due to illness or other reasons the trip may be made by another guide.
If the tour doesnt have enough people, refund of the deposit will be done 45 days before the trip starts.
If the client cancel the trip will lose the deposit paid (25%), but refund other payments due this cancellation policy:
– More than 45 days but less than 60 days to the start of the tour: 50% of the total cost of the trip will be refunded.
– Less than 45 days before the trip start: There will be no refund.
Please, check the section “This tour include” and “This tour not include” to know more details about meals, guides or other services include.