Taking Photos in New York

Photographing in New York

Taking Photos in New York is easy as the city is just one photo opportunity after another. Who would not want their trip to the wonderful city of New York commemorated in photos? In the era of smartphones and social media, we are all accustomed to taking photos whenever we feel like it. However, here are a few things to keep in mind for when in New York.


Public places

The best advice when photographing in a public place is to use common sense. It is also polite to ask for permission especially in theatres, concert halls, clubs and museums. Be prepared that your request might be declined though.

Also, be careful when taking photographs in restaurants. Some customers might not appreciate being in your picture. Taking photographs of your dishes and posting them online is not forbidden but some high-end restaurants have started to discourage this practice. A photo snapped with a mobile phone seldom does justice to the dish after all.

Be careful if taking photos in a shop. It is usually not appreciated and before you know it you have a security guard breathing down your neck.

Also, watch out for taking photographs of people on the street. Some New Yorkers don’t want tourists taking photos of them and most parents don’t appreciate strangers photographing their children.

Where to take pictures in New York

The wonderful sights of New York are always ready for a photo opportunity. Check Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, Grand Central and Empire State Building and you will be guaranteed some great photos.

Or how about handing the camera to a photographer and having somebody else take your photos. Finally, you and your partner can pose together in the picture. Take a walking tour in New York with a personal photographer.

Book your tour with a personal photographer here

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