• World Financial Center
  • 7 World Trade Center
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Manhattan Bridge
  • Battery Park
  • 1 New York Plaza
  • 20 Exchange Place
  • Staten Island Ferry Terminal
  • Goldman Sachs building
  • Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian (old U.S. Customs House)
  • Goldman Sachs Building (new)
  • The once and future Pier A
  • State Street
  • One Liberty Plaza
  • One Chase Manhattan Plaza
  • Whitehall Building
  • 55 Water Street
  • 2-4 New York Plaza
  • Pier 17, South Street Seaport
  • Can anyone tell me what/where these buildings are? Thanks - Ouch!
  • where the wtc was. we miss you - hou resident
  • goodbye forever wtc - hou resident

Lower Manhattan Skyline from the Staten Island Ferry, New York City

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Four-shot panorama of the lower Manhattan skyline from the Staten Island Ferry using my 50mm prime lens handheld. The ride is free. It was my first trip to Staten Island, though I never left the ferry terminal. A schooner was crossing the bay far ahead of us. At least I think it's a schooner. Stitched with Hugin.

Single exposure / f/7.1 / 50mm (75mm=) / ISO 200 / CPL

Huge 2000+-pixel-wide version.

rosinberg, josh ▲▲▲, and 98 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. josh ▲▲▲ 49 months ago | reply

    this is surreal! i love it!

  2. [mementosis] 49 months ago | reply

    four shots, handheld.. from the ferry.. and it's seamless, gorgeous, AWESOME. oh and for the record you didn't miss much by not leaving the terminal ;)

  3. Sonora Guy 48 months ago | reply

    Well, I agree with everybody about how well you dealt with the technial aspects. Super. I also really like the color and light in the shot. It just glows. And, just a restate, for a California guy, the notes are great.

  4. robert.hamilton 48 months ago | reply

    Love it. Great cityscape.

  5. Nick Bryan [deleted] 48 months ago | reply

    wonderful panaroma :)
    i would like to live in NY soon please!

  6. haban hero 48 months ago | reply

    Very nice. Like the simple composition!

  7. nezza74 48 months ago | reply

    I want to go back to NYC!

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  8. IANLAYZELLUK 46 months ago | reply

    Great Picture.

  9. Linda [ o ]* photography [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

    thanks for all the tags/notes as I don't know all the main buildings in this skyline! Now I do :)

  10. Beth Fishkind 43 months ago | reply

    Excellent panorama. Was the ferry moving? If so, remarkable. I didn't realize a panorama could be done this way, considering the ship's movement. Technically, how did you accomplish capturing the series of photos?

  11. PaChambers 41 months ago | reply

    Andrew this is fantastic. I tried to take similar shots and know hard it is to get them stable given the boat rocking. Well done and thanks for the brilliant tags.

  12. PaulLamere 40 months ago | reply

    Hi Andrew - thanks for licensing this photo as creative commons. I'm using it as a banner for a nyc.musichackday.org

  13. bernizt 26 months ago | reply

    This is just beautiful

  14. Steve086 25 months ago | reply

    Beautiful shot...

  15. byus71 21 months ago | reply

    This is the good version of this my capture:


    Great job!!!

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  16. fantajeon [deleted] 17 months ago | reply

    It's nice job !!

  17. despoina_m7 9 months ago | reply

    wow!what a perfect capture!admirable...

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