I am fully entering my photojournalist era. For the past few years, I was under the impression that to obtain an NYC Press Card Credential, my work needed to be published by a formal publication. Although I engage in concert photography for a publication, those events are considered private. As it turns out, the criteria […]

NYC Photography

January 3, 2024

Step-by-Step Guide To Obtain Your NYC Press Card Credentials

A group of people congregate at Washington Square Park during sunset with the Freedom Tower in the background.

Are you interested in learning how to photograph fireworks? Of course, you are! Why else would you be here? A fireworks display occurs only a few times a year and lasts about 5-15 minutes, making it crucial to be prepared to capture the magic during that brief timeframe. If you wish to avoid mistakes while […]

NYC Photography, Photography Tips

December 29, 2023

Photographing Fireworks In New York City

Coney Island has a fireworks display every Friday in the summer.

NYC is a city that has mastered the art of reaching for the stars, both figuratively and quite literally. One of the most spectacular manifestations of this ambition is Edge NYC Observatory, the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere, perched on top of 30 Hudson Yards. This modern marvel offers a one-of-a-kind experience […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography

November 25, 2023

Experience Sunrise at Edge NYC Observatory

Silhouette from Edge NYC observatory sunrise.

Queens has some of the best views of the NYC skyline to take pictures from. I previously wrote about Brooklyn’s best photography spots and realized I should write one for Queens too. “The World’s Borough” is the largest New York City borough with the most diversity in the world, and is home to sports havens […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

November 11, 2023

The Best Queens Photography Spots To Take Pictures

The 7 train platform at Queensboro Plaza is a great Queens photography spots.

Let me start by saying that I’ve only ventured to Summit One Vanderbilt observatory during the tranquil embrace of sunrise. If you’ve seen the crowds during regular daytime hours on social media, you’ll understand why. As the newest observatory in New York City, this place can get busy, with security noting that it can see […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography

November 4, 2023

Experience Sunrise at SUMMIT One Vanderbilt Observatory

Reflection of the mirrored floor and walls of Summit One Vanderbilt observatory before sunrise.

Like in the spring during cherry blossom season, Central Park is one of the best places in NYC to see fall foliage since it’s one of the only locations in the concrete jungle with an abundance of trees. This may be an unpopular opinion, but you don’t need to go on a road trip to […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

October 28, 2023

The Best Central Park Fall Foliage Spots To Take Pictures

Oak Bridge is one of the best Central Park fall foliage photography spots.

New York City is not only famous for its iconic skyline but also for its mesmerizing moonrises. Capturing the moon with the NYC skyline, or any urban skyline at that, is a must-capture. In this guide, let’s explore the best photography locations, equipment, and techniques to help you capture stunning moonrise moments. Disclosure: Some links […]

Astrophotography, Camera Gear, NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Photography Tips

October 21, 2023

How To Photograph A Supermoon With The NYC Skyline

Supermoon NYC skyline photography with the Empire State Building.

Halloween is just around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s time to add some spooktacular content to your social media feeds. The city is teeming with amazing photo spots of Halloween decorations in NYC, and in this blog post, I’ll share with you some spots to explore some of the most […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

October 7, 2023

Where To Find Photo Spots of Halloween Decorations Around NYC

It's easy to find Halloween decorations in NYC since residents get into the holiday spirit.

Even though it’s officially spring as of March 20, it’s not really spring until the cherry blossoms start blooming in NYC. New York City in spring is absolutely magical! With the warmer weather comes an extra pep in your step. Seeing cherry blossoms in NYC in particular is a major draw for both locals and […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography, Photo Locations

April 27, 2023

The Best Places To See Cherry Blossoms In NYC!

Roosevelt Island is one of the best places to see cherry blossoms in NYC.

I had the opportunity to photograph not one, but two surprise proposals within a month of each other at the Italian restaurant, Palma, in New York City during the winter. It’s easily become my most frequented vendor since I’m there at least once a year. Both proposers had planned to pop the question to their […]

Couples, NYC Photography

January 9, 2023

Photographing Romantic Proposals at Palma NYC

Winter display in the aperitivo room of Palma NYC.