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JudyAnn PRO
 
JudyAnn December 20, 2014
Incredible light and clarity. The majority of your work is outstanding and very inspiring to say the least!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thanks Judy :)
AlanJakarta PRO+
 
AlanJakarta February 03, 2015
Beautiful time exposure. Congratulations on being Featured.
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thanks Alan :)
timmc
 
timmc February 03, 2015
Fantastic image! Congratulations on being featured.
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you Tim :)
nicscott
 
nicscott February 03, 2015
absolutely fantastic shot... beautiful exposure.. well done on being featured :-)
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you Nic :)
Remraf
 
Remraf February 03, 2015
Great shot!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you Remraf :)
hotpixel
 
hotpixel February 03, 2015
Superb work !! Congratulations !!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you Kirk :)
davidharris518
 
davidharris518 February 03, 2015
Very nice -- congrats~
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you David :)
tetvet PRO+
 
tetvet February 03, 2015
great color,congrats
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you tetvet :)
FrankSomma PRO+
 
FrankSomma February 03, 2015
Just like I pictured it, skyscrapers and everything!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you Frank :)
chuckrickman
 
chuckrickman February 03, 2015
Stunning time exposure. Congrats on being featured.
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you chuck :)
RhondaMcD
 
RhondaMcD February 03, 2015
Stunning work. Congratulations.
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thank you Rhonda :)
AliAlzuhair
 
AliAlzuhair February 03, 2015
Amazing!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Shukran Ali :)
angelahills
 
angelahills February 03, 2015
Took my breath away!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thanks Angela :) keep breathing :)
KatieMcKinneyPhotography PRO+
 
KatieMcKinneyPhotography February 03, 2015
This is just stunning work, well done!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thanks wildorchid :)
SusiStroud PRO+
 
SusiStroud February 03, 2015
Excellent time exposure. Great way with foreground and lighting.
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thanks Susi :)
nitti
 
nitti February 03, 2015
Perfecto! Congrats
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 03, 2015
Thanks nitti :)
DebbieKMiller81 PRO+
 
DebbieKMiller81 February 06, 2015
Con gratis on your award.
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 06, 2015
Thanks Debbie :)
ayushmehta
 
ayushmehta February 06, 2015
Osm , superb ,master piece no words u r truly creative and inspiring as photographer becz ur work is outstanding
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 07, 2015
Thank you for all these nice compliments Ayush :)
ayushmehta
 
ayushmehta February 06, 2015
I tried this kind of click in Chicago will upload soon give ur suggestion on tht plz
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto February 07, 2015
of course
nicofurious
 
nicofurious February 09, 2015
spectacular shot
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto April 24, 2015
Thanks Nico
lucmena
 
lucmena February 17, 2015
very nice shot!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto April 24, 2015
Thanks lucmena :)
ChristinaFreak
 
ChristinaFreak February 24, 2015
Beautiful and amazing!! So much detail and clarity, I can look at this for quite awhile.
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto April 24, 2015
I have a big aluminum print of it, it`s a joy to look at it :)
patstang
 
patstang March 05, 2015
LOVE this. I am a sucker for skylines ... and this one is absolutely one of my favorites ... the water looks like ice ... makes it look like you can just walk right across it to get to the city ... Love it ...
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto April 24, 2015
hanks for your wonderful words :)
IsabellaD Premium
 
IsabellaD March 05, 2015
All the way AMAZING, have always dreamed of this shot, big envy for location, love every pixel of it, well deserved awards !!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto April 24, 2015
I`m really lucky about the location :) living 1 hour away from the most wonderful city in the world is delight :)
SarahKeates PRO
 
SarahKeates March 05, 2015
Awesome shot! Congrats!
8thRulePhoto
8thRulePhoto April 24, 2015
Thanks :)
podesta
 
podesta September 02, 2017
Awesome

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo is taken from a place where I think you can appreciate Manhattan Skyline best. Right next to Chart House restaurant in Weehawken, New Jersey.
Time
I was coming from a photo shoot, I was very tired. I remember falling in love with this magnificent view maybe the 500th time. I stopped the car and took out my equipment. It was 9pm, I was tired but I wouldn`t let go without taking a shot
Lighting
New York City lights are magical. But you need to be there at the right time. If it`s too early, it`ll be to bright. If it`s too late, it`ll be too dark and details on buildings will be hard to bring out.
Equipment
This was shot with Nikon D600 and my favorite lens Nikon 50mm f1.8. Of course my 2 favorite equipment: tripod which essential for any long exposure shot and cable release
Inspiration
I never get tired of taking picture of Manhattan Skyline. But I don`t like repeating myself. I wanted to be different again on this photo.
Editing
This panoramic photo is combination of 3 shots. I edited with Lightroom and Photoshop. While showing detail between buildings I wanted foreground to be interesting too.
In my camera bag
Not just my backpack, my cars trunk is filled with photography equipment all the time. In my backpack, I have my main camera D800; lenses: 85mm * 24-85mm * 50mm; 2 of SB700 speedlights. In my trunk, I have umbrellas, reflector, light stands and softboxes.
Feedback
If you want to photograph Manhattan skyline, be where you wanna take the shot before the sunset. You will see amazing light show while sun is going down. And it doesn`t finish when the sun is down. That`s where the action starts. You need a lens that will give gorgeous start effect. Nikon 24-85mm is perfect for that. Also have a sturdy tripod and cable release. Don`t settle with in-camera timer. It only takes up to 30sec.

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