Interesting Photo of the Day: Manhattan Skyline at Sunset

Is there a more breathtaking, more photographed scene than the Lower Manhattan skyline? Add in a sunset and it magically gets even more stunning. The pink, warm light reflecting off the impressive architecture and the East River adds a dramatic effect for picture-perfect shots. This long exposure of the skyline by photographer Colin Kelly beautifully portrays the calm, peaceful mood as the sun sets against the buildings:

lower manhattan skyline photo

Long Exposure of Manhattan Skyline at Sunset by Colin Kelly (Via Reddit. Click image to see full size.)

This image was taken from Brooklyn Bridge Park after Kelly wandered around the piers looking for the perfect shot. He uses a Nikon D3300 on a tripod with a 16mm Rokinon and 10-stop ND filter.

Camera Settings

  • ISO 100
  • f/11
  • bulb mode
  • 150 seconds

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One response to “Interesting Photo of the Day: Manhattan Skyline at Sunset”

  1. Fred Haider says:

    Absolutely love this photo. Beyond amazing! Thanks for sharing. I would love to use this in a comp and would credit you of course..

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