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NYC Through a Photographer’s Lens

Brooklyn-native and professional photographer Gabriela Herman set off with a new Canon PowerShot G5 X in hand to find artistic inspiration in New York City. Though she specializes in travel, food, lifestyle and portrait work around the globe, Herman always finds that there is a never-ending supply of shot-worthy images whenever she explores her own backyard. Here are some of Herman’s images and favorite stops where she shot them.
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Union Square, New York, NY 10003, USA
Every Wednesday and Saturday, a farmers market sets up in Union Square in New York City. On the west side of the square, by 16th Street, is an orchard stand which makes the best apple cider donuts in the entire world. Breezy Hill Orchard is always...
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170 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012, USA
While the rivalry between Boston's and New York's baseball teams may be famous throughout the country, there's another competition that has long been simmering with a different Northeastern city. Montreal and New York both claim to have the...
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828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
If you are a fan of the old-fashioned brick-and-mortar bookstore, then you'll be in heaven at the Strand, on Broadway at 12th Street. The store boasts that it has 2.5 million books, or 18 miles of them. While we aren't sure how they measured books...
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990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
There’s always something in bloom at the 52-acre Brooklyn Botanic Garden, which boasts more than 14,000 kinds of plants. The four-season destination founded in 1910 offers classes, special events, tours, a café, shop and plenty of beauty indoors...
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409 Lincoln Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
The casual atmosphere paired with good and interesting food and even a glass or wine, beer or coffee makes Lincoln Station a popular Crown Heights, Brooklyn café. Sandwiches, soups, and salads abound, with top picks including the broccoli sandwich...