Manhattan on the Hudson (Twilight Version)

I've shot the Manhattan skyline many times from across the East River in Queens and Brooklyn. However here, for my first time, I shot it from the west across the Hudson River in New Jersey.
Nighttime version on album 2: http://365project.org/michaelelliott/more-365/2012-03-12
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posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow, that's very cool. I love the pylons.
posted March 13th, 2012  
cool one!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Fantastic shot--great reflections. Shot from my home state.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wonderful view! I love the remains of the old pier in the foreground!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Yeah. It's a corker. Faved!
posted March 13th, 2012  
That's fabulous. I agree I love the foreground!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow, Michael! I can't believe I haven't been following you! this is such a beautiful shot! great reflections and processing!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@rich57 - Thx Rich very much appreciated!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Always stunning!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Stunning! instant fav!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@soozieqt - why thank you very much!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Really... a very nice shot, Michael. Fav!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@titam - thx Menarose :)
posted March 13th, 2012  
Excellent night shot.
posted March 13th, 2012  
posted March 13th, 2012  
Beautiful exposure.
posted March 13th, 2012  
So beautiful!!!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@aspada - Hey Amy's back! Oh thx so much. I had some shots a bit sharper on the skyline but the water wasnt has nice so this was the best one overall. So great to hear from you :-D
posted March 13th, 2012  
@lolanae - Thank you so very much :-)
posted March 13th, 2012  
Friggin brilliant shot and wonderful composition. Love the colors.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Ahhhh.... You amaze me with your shots. Every time I look at one of your shots it renews my love for NYC. Never stop taking and posting please! :D
posted March 13th, 2012  
@peacerebel - Thanks Charlene your remark made me smile!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@keyt427 @marlboromaam @swguevin @webfoot @melissapike @claeshields - Thx very much. I kept shooting until it got real dark and then I noticed those pylons had disappeared under the water.
posted March 13th, 2012  
@neondino - You got it! Thx so much :-D
posted March 13th, 2012  
i love this perspective, though. quite different. and my imagination's on sci-fi mode with this one. :-) great shot, ME.
posted March 13th, 2012  
@summerfield - thank you very much. Why is your imagination on sci-fi mode?
posted March 13th, 2012  
Beautiful! Love the foreground.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Love this too
posted March 13th, 2012  
Amazing. Fav.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Very interesting with the pilings in the foreground. Well done!
posted March 13th, 2012  
You do know how super cool this is, right? Every so often I just know a shot is great even as I take it, and I hope you felt the same thing when you took this one. On the other hand, most days I don't know the great shot until I upload and that is a fun discovery. Simply awesome contrast between the old and the new. At first I thought those pilings looked like gravestones.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Totally Amazing!! FAV!!!!..I love the foreground so much it really truly adds so much to the perspective of the city!! Surrounded by a body of water and not all just cement!! Love, Love ,Love this one...can it get any better??? I guess we will see!! LOL!! ..by the way i lived about 15 min from the Hudson River growing up and i have seen this scean so many times driving home over the GW Bridge.. but never have i seen it photographed so beautifully!! Great Job!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Michael, i'm just not articulate enough to express how wonderful your work is. I'll just say, i'm enjoying the heck out of it!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Amazing shot, and instant fave for me!! That's alot of remnants left in the water.....just stunning:)
posted March 13th, 2012  
What a spectacular photo, Michael. Totally awesome. They are all so good. What a place to live.
posted March 13th, 2012  
So lovely ... another great night scene!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow! Your pictures make me want to live in NYC! The water is wonderful with the logs.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Fav! Gorgeous!
posted March 13th, 2012  
stunning, prefer this version with the foreground
posted March 13th, 2012  
I simply must visit New York one of these days!
posted March 13th, 2012  
You take such perfect night shots.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow, stunning!!!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Just stunning as always Michael!.....I think i just slightly prefer this version,....But its a close call! FAV
posted March 13th, 2012  
This is just awesome, the old pilings take it from terrific to totally awesome ...fav
posted March 13th, 2012  
Looks like an abstract sculpture in foreground. Great shot. Fav
posted March 13th, 2012  
The foreground gives such good accent to the the city lights on the background. Awesome composition! FAV!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Fav! Brilliant composition and execution!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Like the contrast of the foreground, great skyline.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Beautiful!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@lauriehiggins - yes I too thought the pylings looked a bit like gravestones and thought that was so cool. Looking thru the lens I did knew this was special and tried to capture all the elements. What I love the most, which I could only see later, though was the shadows cast by the pylings.
posted March 13th, 2012  
gorgeous michael. you really captured the beauty. twilight is always a beautiful time in NYC!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Beautiful as always :D
posted March 13th, 2012  
You always deliver!! FAV!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Fantastic job Michael - instant fav. Where did you shoot this from?
posted March 13th, 2012  
@chriswang - I guess it's Hoboken the waterfront between the Chart House and ball fields. Thx so much Chris. I knew you'd appreciate it.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Gee.. WOW.. FAV!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Absolutely fabulous Michael. I don't know how you keep coming up with such unique views of your city, but you deliver. Every single time. Fav.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Fantastic Michael...the foreground is such an interesting contrast to the cityscape.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow, this is gorgeous. Fav.
posted March 13th, 2012  
I do like the colors in this one- just a touch more than the other, but it's soooo close!
posted March 13th, 2012  
the light is perfect
posted March 13th, 2012  
This is a mind blowing shot! fav!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Beautiful City Scape, love the lights and the reflections.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wonderful POV. Was looking for more of you work in the downtown galleries... they all said "maybe this summer, do come back."
posted March 13th, 2012  
Another stunning capture awsome
posted March 13th, 2012  
Beautifully captured and fantastic night shot as usual!!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow you are so good Michael ...such a stunning photo !! A fave for sure !
posted March 13th, 2012  
My finger went right to the FAV. This is stunning and I love the old remains of the docks/piers or whatever they were. Just beautiful.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Terrific.....wonderful perspective.
posted March 13th, 2012  
@happypat @sailingmusic - Pat and Myrna thank you so very much :-)
posted March 13th, 2012  
Instant fav I love every thing about this photo well done
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow! it's beautiful
posted March 13th, 2012  
Looks stunning
posted March 13th, 2012  
@pwallis @twinsplusone - Paula and Sharon thx very much. I am really enjoying the hunt and challenge for seeking out new views of my city.
posted March 13th, 2012  
@litljen - thx so much - yes twilight is such a beautiful time to shoot and so fleeting!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Stunning Michael! If NyC was not my favorite city in the world, it would be now. Your photos are AMAZING!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@deniseescovino - thank you Denise. Always lovely to hear from you :)
posted March 13th, 2012  
this is awesome Michael, instant fav!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wow Michael, this is soooo beautiful! Fav many times:)
posted March 13th, 2012  
LOOOOVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEE it! FAV!
posted March 13th, 2012  
f.a.v.
posted March 13th, 2012  
@wardie @ulpiphotos @numinee - Paul Ulpi and Sally thx so much for the Favs. Much appreciated!!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@stepheesue - thx Steph so much. Hope u had a good flight home. I ventured into NJ after work to explore the shoreline with NYC for other view as opposed to where we were in Brooklyn.
posted March 13th, 2012  
dang! how the heck did you get to New Jersey and how'd you know what exit to take? (ba-dum-bum)
posted March 13th, 2012  
@stepheesue - I had my car with my at work yesterday. So afterwards I went thru the Lincoln Tunnel into NJ and kept my eye on ESB and found my way to waterfront. Took like 20 mins door to door. I was obsessed with getting this shot. Haha.
posted March 13th, 2012  
Stunning shot!
posted March 13th, 2012  
Wowza - totally stunning Michael. Such a fav! :)
posted March 13th, 2012  
love this perspective the foreground is so interesting
posted March 13th, 2012  
Fav - just stunning!
posted March 13th, 2012  
what are those things in the water? they look like gravestones. what an unusual shot this is, unusual and fabulous! love it! fav!
posted March 13th, 2012  
@paulaag - I believe there are pylon remnants from a pier. Thx so much Paula :)
posted March 14th, 2012  
Stunning capture of the skyline with those old pier pilings in the foreground.
posted March 14th, 2012  
Mate this is a super shot... good one
posted March 14th, 2012  
Terrific shot. The colors are stunning!
posted March 14th, 2012  
The colours and lights of the buildings are gorgeous, of course. But the addition of the posts into the shot is fantastic. The light across them is almost magical. and the subtle lines they create, pointing to the city. Publish this.
posted March 14th, 2012  
@lilbudhha - thx so much Lil B. I always greatly value your opinion. Much appreciated :)
posted March 14th, 2012  
This must be the 200th time I've faved you!!!
posted March 14th, 2012  
Wow, Michael!! This is one amazing shot and such a new perspective on the city!! Brilliant and a fav!
posted March 14th, 2012  
omg totally thought those were gravestones...I just finished a booked today called the submission about a 911 memorial...and wow this just hit me hard...i totally thought of that book and 911...wow. amazing a fav for me...i swear i could fav all your shots...you are genius
posted March 14th, 2012  
Outstanding image.
posted March 14th, 2012  
@michaelelliott Yep, the shadows are awesome. That the sweet bonus surprise you get sometimes when you upload. Love it!
posted March 14th, 2012  
Michael - This absolutely took my breath away! I saw the cityscape - but then I saw all the pilings in the river. I don't know what it is about pilings, but I think they just give me a sense of home - of living near the water. I love this - such a fav!
posted March 14th, 2012  
Magical!
posted March 14th, 2012  
Fantastic image!
posted March 14th, 2012  
Stunning as usual :)
posted March 14th, 2012  
Absolutely magical!
posted March 14th, 2012  
@deens - Nadine thank you so much for checking in! I miss you my friend and hope you are enjoying your time :-D
posted March 14th, 2012  
@sparkleplenty1 - Thx so much Joyce. Yes as soon as I saw those pilings or what ever they are (remnants from an old pier) I knew I had to use them. And within an hour they were gone under water!
posted March 14th, 2012  
@robinwarner - thats wild! I too thought they looked bizarrely like tombstones. I just had to use them in my shot and within an hour they were gone under the water. Thx so much Robin really appreciated :)
posted March 14th, 2012  
@klemieux - Thx so much Ken I appreciate that!
posted March 14th, 2012  
@michaelelliott Yes, had to pop in and see what you were up to - and what a feast for me eyes!
posted March 14th, 2012  
@paulaag - Thx Paula they are piling remnants from an old pier. But yes with the long exposure smooting the water in a ghostly way they do look like tombstones. Thx very much!
posted March 14th, 2012  
Catching up so seeing this photo today. first, FAVE (because they're free), second, what the hell are you working as a lawyer for! and third and most important, you went to NJ to take a photo of Manhattan?!!! That's commitment for you. : )
posted March 14th, 2012  
Such a great contrast between foreground & background, well done!
posted March 14th, 2012  
Beautiful composition!
posted March 14th, 2012  
@ptowncook --- Laura, first, Thanks so much for the FAV! second, I know I hear ya but it pays the bills too well, and third, yes can you believe it ... I work at 50th and B'way so it only took like 15 minutes to go thru Lincoln Tunnel to the waterfront in Hoboken. I've shot Manhattan so many times from Brooklyn and Queens and always wanted to try it from NJ. Thx Laura as always I appreciate your comments and Favs!
posted March 14th, 2012  
WOWZA!!! That's all I have to say.
posted March 15th, 2012  
Kim
wonderful shot!
posted March 15th, 2012  
@ellimae - Ellen I thought I had replied to you but see its not here. I wanted to thank you for your lovely and kind comment - much appreciated. Also you make great point in that many people not from NYC just think of cement and steel "concrete jungle", but Manhattan is an island and all the boroughs are surrounded by water and I like to take lots of pics showing that side. Thx so much again :-)
posted March 15th, 2012  
@angievega - thank you Angie very much :-)
posted March 15th, 2012  
fantastic foreground!
posted March 15th, 2012  
Stupendous! Breathtaking! Fav!
posted March 15th, 2012  
Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!!
posted March 15th, 2012  
@limpet365 @thebluegnu @jenp - thank you so much!
posted March 15th, 2012  
Wow! Love all three of these shots!!!
posted March 15th, 2012  
Stunning! Congrats on the PP!
posted March 15th, 2012  
Congrats on the PP!!
posted March 15th, 2012  
Wow! this is amazing! Fav!
posted March 16th, 2012  
wonderful...
posted March 16th, 2012  
2 in the Top 10, you're on fire!!
posted March 16th, 2012  
Second shot on the top 20!! Awesome Michael! I just love this shot!
posted March 17th, 2012  
Absolutely gorgeous timeless shot! You make New York proud :)
posted March 17th, 2012  
#3! 2 for the Top 20! Can I FAV that? You are awesomeness! :-)
posted March 17th, 2012  
incredible !
posted March 17th, 2012  
Just fabulous! Congrats on top 20!
posted March 18th, 2012  
Gonna have to fav this one. Welldone on the top 20.
posted March 18th, 2012  
I really like this photo, love the little posts and the cityscape- great colours. Great shot..
posted March 18th, 2012  
Jo
What a location to live near!! - love it.
posted March 19th, 2012  
Stunning...FAVE
posted March 20th, 2012  
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