New York City’s elevated train lines in the outer boroughs offer some of the most scenic NYC subway stations you’ll ever encounter. While many commuters may be focused on their destinations, photographers and urban explorers know that these above-ground gems provide a unique perspective on the city’s vibrant neighborhoods. In this article, I’ll show you […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

June 20, 2024

The Most Scenic NYC Subway Stations

The sky turned aqua blue outside of the 36th Ave. subway station in Astoria.

The Big Apple is a photographer’s paradise, but accessing professional photography studios in NYC can often come with a steep price tag. I’ve previously written about how to DIY your own home photography studio, but if you need more space, renting a studio for a day or longer period is sometimes necessary. It also helps […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

June 3, 2024

Where To Find Rental Photography Studios In NYC

Clean and minimalist product photography taken at a photography studio in NYC.

As someone who’s been in New York City for almost 15 years, one of my favorite things about The Big Apple is that it’s so walkable. The convenience truly can’t be beat. Some hidden gems in the city allow you to go on a hike without leaving the five boroughs. Recently, I shared my experience […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

May 23, 2024

Where To Find Hike New York – Long Island City Signs

View of Queensboro Plaza from Dutch Kills, between Astoria and Long Island City.

It’s hard to find wisteria in NYC. The purple weed that hangs off the sides of things is not something New York City is known for. However, along with hunting for tulips and cherry blossoms in NYC, wisteria has been added to my list. In the locations where wisteria in NYC can be found in […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

May 14, 2024

The Hysteria Of Where To Find Wisteria in NYC

The East Midtown Greenway is a hidden gem on where to find wisteria in nyc.

New York City, one of the most diverse cities in the world, celebrates Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year. This annual celebration is based on the lunisolar Chinese calendar and is observed by billions worldwide, marking the first new moon of the year and lasting 15 days. Lunisolar combines the solar, lunar, […]

Event Photography, NYC Photography

February 28, 2024

Where To Celebrate Lunar New Year in NYC

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, Photo Locations

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.