City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience
Kid Friendly: Yes. Again kids are always welcome . It helps if they are interested in the city, culture , and history and if they like to take photos and walk close to two miles.
The ferry, park paths,some sidewalks and bridge are accessible for wheel bound people. It is a long tour and special needs might add more time on the tour. Message me and I'll do my best to accommodate my tour towards your special needs.
Maximum travelers: 10
A NYC tour of light, time and form
Images of the Lower Manhattan Skyline at sunset can be breathtaking. This photography tour aims at catching that beauty. I will guide you, just as the sun starts setting, from pier 11 on Wall Street across the East River via ferry to Fulton Landing. Photographers call this time of day, "the golden hour. "
We then tour Brooklyn Bridge Park and Dumbo, as we strategically set up our shots for the magical lighting provided by the sun's descent. The tour will culminate with a walk back over the Brooklyn Bridge to Lower Manhattan. This provides still more photo opportunities as natural light bows to New York's glowing electricity, glittering in the early evening sky.
Learn a bit about Lower Manhattan skyline and the history that has connected Brooklyn and Manhattan for over 400 years as you hone your photographic skills.
Pier 11 - Wall Street in Lower Manhattan
New York Harbor
Brooklyn Bridge Park
City Hall - Manhattan
** Make sure you have your battery (ies) fully charged and storage enough for 100 or more photos.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: in Lower Manhattan at Pier 11, at the end of Wall Street.
End location: at the walking exit of the Brooklyn Bridge back in Lower Manhattan.
Duration: 3 hours
The time we meet will depend on the ferry schedule and the time of the evening sunset. Please, inquire me to arrange the best start time.
Walking tour. We will catch a East River ferry ($2.75) to Dumbo. It is a quick (5 min) trip and a great way to get to Dumbo from Lower Manhattan.
My full and personal attention for 3 hours. I am eager to share my photographic skills to guide you in capturing better urban images. I am also willing to share my knowledge of the city and specifically the Brooklyn Bridge.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 USD - You will need $2.75 for a ferry ride from Lower Manhattan to Dumbo.
Any drinks or food, if you choose to take a break during the tour.