The Top Five Photos to Take in New York City


New York City is an urban paradise that’s filled with unique sights and sounds.

Spend even three days in New York City and you’ll want to take home some of it, to capture the essence of the city and share it with everyone that you meet.

Luckily, with a good camera you could capture some iconic New York City sights!

The iconic images of this city are practically limitless but resist the urge to snap everything in sight like some tourist!

Here are The Top Five Photos to Take in New York City,of course you should take more than five photos, but in addition to pictures of pizza, gelato, and yellow-cabsl make sure that you get these!

These shots look amazing at any season of the year, at any time of day or even at night.
These pictures are also extremely easy to shoot.
The only difficulty really is finding these spots, and that’s what we’re here for.

1 – THE MANHATTAN SKYLINE FROM THE BROOKLYN HEIGHTS PROMENADE

This is one of the best pictures of Manhattan that you could possibly take. Another great view is from the nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park.

By day, the skyscrapers of Manhattan glitter against a wide blue sky.
At night, their lights pierce the velvet sky. Head to Brooklyn heights shortly before dusk to get both pictures.

Manhattan skyline seen from Brooklyn Heights

2 – MANHATTAN BRIDGE FROM DUMBO

Dumbo is a really fashionable neighborhood in Brooklyn, and as Jerry Seinfeld once said; “Down Under Manhattan Bridge, and they put the “O” on the end cause nobody wants to live in dumb”.

DUMBO’s Washington Street is a famous spot for people trying to get the iconic image of the bridge between redbrick buildings.

Try different distances and angles for the perfect shot.
Manhattan Bridge DUMBO

3 – WALKING ACROSS THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

Manhattan looks amazing behind the grid-framework of the bridge. This picture easily captures the spirit of New York City since the Brooklyn Bridge is the connector between the two most popular NYC boroughs.
Brooklyn Bridge

4 – CENTRAL PARK FROM ROCKEFELLER CENTER

This is the only picture that require you to spend any money, all places on this list are included in the top free things to do in New York City, but you’ll need to pay to enter the Top of the Rock, but it’s well worth it!

Far-off views of the Upper East Side and Central Park make the busy city look calm but also captures the fact that New York is a bustling city.

view of central park seen from the empire state building

5 – GAPSTOW BRIDGE IN CENTRAL PARK

Also known as the Central Park Bridge. On a summer night you could get the city’s lights bouncing off the water, and in winter you could capture the bridge dusted with fresh snowfall over a serenem frozen pond.

Gapstow Bridge is among photos that you must take in New York City

There’s more to do in New York City than just snap pictures.

Here are the Top Ten Free Things to do in New York City.