New York City is one of the most unique and popular travel destinations in the world, bursting with historic landmarks, vibrant street scenes, cultural delights, and world-famous icons. If you plan on documenting your trip through pictures, then this is your guide to making the most of your photography in New York City. You'll learn where to find the most interesting views, when to shoot them, and how to recreate the images you see in these pages. All the research, location scouting, and planning have been done for you so you can spend your time in New York City taking stunning photographs. Equal parts photo essay and how-to, The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in New York City is meant to complement your traditional city guidebook and show you how to capture the memories of your trip with professional-quality images. Also check out the brand new companion website for our The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities series! For updates, tips, tutorials and other news on all things travel photography, visit http://blogfiftygreatestphotos.com.
Amadou Diallo is a New York City-based photographer, author, and educator whose passion for travel photography has taken him around the world. His words and images have been featured in national magazines and graced some of the most popular photography-related sites on the Web. His fine art photography has been exhibited in galleries nationwide and is in a growing number of private collections. He is on the faculty at New York's renowned International Center of Photography. For information about his photography and workshops please visit www.diallophotography.com. He lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.