One of the more challenging things for a street photographer to do is to shoot through the viewfinder, since it’s a dead giveaway you’re taking someone’s picture.
I suspected that wouldn’t be too much of an issue in New York because 1) it’s so crowded with people that hardly anyone notices you and 2) I would look just like any other tourist taking snapshots.
While shooting from the hip often works, it’s almost always better to frame up your shots intentionally for better compositions.
On our second day, we visited Brooklyn and walked over the Brooklyn Bridge back to Manhattan and then took the Staten Island Ferry to check out the Statue of Liberty. Here are some images from that day.