Review by Lorrie, Virginia

“The BEST way to tour Brooklyn and Dumbo – My daughter and I had a fabulous time with Leanne. She was kind enough to meet us at our hotel and we hopped on the subway for the Brooklyn photography tour. She was very patient with us while we took an insane amount of photos (did I mention my daughter is 16?) and she gave us suggestions and tips as well. We saw things we never would have seen wandering around on our own, and had lunch at a great little Mexican restaurant. Then a few days after the tour, she e-mailed me the photos she took while we were wandering around. If you’re looking for a tour that with some history of NY, great photography tips, and visits to some fabulous photo opportunities, this is definitely the tour for you.” – Lorrie, Virginia https://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/reviews/2017/6/5/review-by-lorrie-virginia-1

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gotta love photography!

One of the great things about photography is that there’s always something new to do. New techniques to try out. Different things to photograph and different ways to process photos. These are some of the many things that we explore when you take a workshop or tour with me. It doesn’t matter what your previous experience is. There’s always something new!!! Gotta love photography!

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NYC Visitors Guide – part one

Some basics. New York City is a fabulous place to visit! There’s always something new to see and do. New York City Visitors Guide is a series of suggestions from my personal experience. It isn’t everything by any means. But hopefully it helps to make your trip to this great city better. And I will be updating and adding new information on a regular basis.

New York City is not just Manhattan! It isn’t all skyscrapers and traffic jams! There’s also Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. The combined population is 8.4 million people with 1.6 million in Manhattan alone. It is the most culturally diverse city in the world!

There are quiet tree lined streets, public beaches and so much more to discover. But if you watch too much television or too many Hollywood films you’ll have a big misconception about NYC. You might also mistakenly believe that there’s a lot of crime here. Wrong again! New York City is one of the safest cities (this link opens a PDF) in America. Get out and discover NYC and I suggest, go off the beaten track.

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