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Washington Square Park
Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park

In her web series, You Get the Picture, photographer Lizzy Sullivan traverses New York City while demonstrating how to take great travel photos. In Washington Square Park, Lizzy Snaps photographs street performer Wyndham Baird under the Washington Square Arch.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/16, Shutter Speed: 1/125th s, ISO: 100
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Lizzy Sullivan  

American Flag in Times Square

American Flag in Times Square

Lizzy silhouettes tourists passing by a lit-up American flag in the heart of Times Square.
Settings: Lens: 16-35 mm, Aperture: f22, Shutter Speed: 1/12th s, ISO: 150
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Sushi at Izakaya Mew

Sushi at Izakaya Mew

At NYC’s Izakaya Mew restaurant, Lizzy Snaps demonstrates how to photograph a delicious plated sushi dish.
Settings: Lens: 50mm, Aperture: 1.4, Shutter Speed 1/60th s, ISO: 400
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy uses her telephoto lens to capture a stylish woman out for a stroll in SoHo with her 2 dogs.

Settings: Lens: 70-200mm, Aperture: f/6.3, Shutter Speed: 1/250th s, ISO: 160 

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Lizzie Sullivan  

New York City Street

New York City Street

Lizzy Snaps zooms in on an manhole cover, emphasizing the many textures of a New York City street.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/8, Shutter Speed: 1/250th s, ISO: 100
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Ice Cream Vendor in SoHo

Ice Cream Vendor in SoHo

Lizzy photographs a food vendor in SoHo scooping out some seriously delicious ice cream.
Settings: Lens: 50mm, Aperture: f7.1, Shutter Speed: 1/250th s, ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Brookyln Bridge Park

Brookyln Bridge Park

In Brooklyn Bridge Park, Lizzy Snaps uses a wide angle lens to capture the entire skyline in her frame.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/18, Shutter Speed: 1/160th s, ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy Snaps stumbles upon some newlyweds in SoHo and has them strike a pose in the middle of the street.

Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/8, Shutter Speed: 1/250ths, ISO: 160 

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Lizzie Sullivan  

New York Nightscape

New York Nightscape

Lizzy Snaps shoots a New York City nightscape.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f22, Shutter speed: 20.0s, ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

NYC Building in SoHo

NYC Building in SoHo

Lizzy Snaps photographs the geometric lines of a NYC building in SoHo.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: F/11, Shutter Speed: 1/60th s ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Woman in Washington Square Park

Woman in Washington Square Park

Lizzy Snaps captures Gia Genevieve looking radiant against the Washington Square Arch in NYC.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f13, Shutter Speed: 1/125th s, ISO 100
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy freezes street acrobat Ray Shaun as he flips through the air under the Washington Square Arch.

Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f6.3, Shutter Speed 1/400th s, ISO 100 

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Lizzie Sullivan  

Rush Hour in Grand Central Station

Rush Hour in Grand Central Station

Lizzy Snaps demonstrates how to freeze a fast-moving target during rush hour in Grand Central station.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm. Aperture f13, Shutter Speed: .4s, ISO: 100 with flash
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Lizzy Sullivan  

New York Nightscape

New York Nightscape

Lizzy Snaps pushes the boundaries and shoots handheld at a 20-second exposure to incorporate every single light bulb of the nightscape into her frame.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f9, Shutter Speed: 20.0s, ISO: 125
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Broadway Awning in Times Square

Broadway Awning in Times Square

Lizzy Snaps photographs the flashing lights of a Broadway awning reflecting off a car in Times Square.
Settings: Lens 16-35mm, Aperture: 2.8, Shutter Speed: 1/8th s, ISO: 125
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Lizzy Sullivan  

NYPD on Horseback in Times Square

NYPD on Horseback in Times Square

Lizzy climbs up a lamppost to photograph 2 NYC police officers mounted on their horses in the middle of Times Square.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: 2.8, Shutter Speed: 1/20ths, ISO: 125
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Sweet Lou in Times Square

Sweet Lou in Times Square

Lizzy Snaps captures Sweet Lou playing jazz on a street corner in Times Square.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/6.3, Shutter Speed: 1/40th s, ISO: 500
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Beach Huts at Sunset
Beach Huts at Sunset

Beach Huts at Sunset

"The sun sets over the beach in Cromer, England. The landscape's beauty and vibrant colors of the sky, grass, and huts helped make every night in Cromer a memorable one. Cromer had gorgeous sunsets, private huts, a beach, and a beautiful English village that keep the family busy and happy for our entire stay!" -- Skywall 960 1280

  

Winner: A Europe Roundabout

Winner: A Europe Roundabout

A small little lighthouse, shining out over the Edinburgh coast line. A beautiful sunset for a beautiful night. After saving for 2 years, my wife and I are traveling Europe for the summer. It's a crazy adventure for a young couple in love. We are trying to hit 17 countries before we leave Europe. Can we do it?" -- Shem702 960 1280

  

Celebrating the Sunrise

Celebrating the Sunrise

"Taken at Wildwood Beach, NJ." -- DPK 960 1280

  

Hiking up High

Hiking up High

"Hiking up high by Silverton, Colorado, requires a little extra oxygen. Taken this summer while hiking outside with a group of women." -- MANelson 960 1280

  

Mr. Turtle

Mr. Turtle

"While snorkeling with sea turtles in Hawaii, I got this shot of Mr. Turtle staring right at me. It truly captures the experience of swimming with dozens of turtles in the Pacific Ocean." -- Jewell 960 1280

  

Lincoln Memorial at Night

Lincoln Memorial at Night

"It was a rare summer night in our nation's capital when the temperature was perfect and there was a nice breeze. This was just after sunset." -- LMAN 960 1280

  

Winner: Bubble Cheeks

Winner: Bubble Cheeks

"I was enjoying a fun afternoon with my 4-year-old nephew, who is learning to swim. He was showing me how to make 'bubble cheeks.'" -- Susan 960 1280

  

Nantucket Sunset

Nantucket Sunset

"Nantucket Summer Sunset 2013 taken with a Samsung S3 phone camera." -- jig 960 1280

  

Seeing Our Roots in Switzerland

Seeing Our Roots in Switzerland

"These are some sheep that had already posed for me as I was on a morning run in the Lauterbrunnen Valley. Back in 2010, I saw a cousin of mine that I have only seen once since 1976. We knew that our family originated in Switzerland, so we decided to plan a trip to the home of our ancestors, Merishausen, in 2013." -- Switzerland 2013 960 1280

  

Winner: Heavenly Thoughts

Winner: Heavenly Thoughts

"Tintern Abbey, is situated in the village of Tintern in Monmouthsire, on the Welsh bank of the River Wye, which forms the border between Monmouthshire in Wales and Gloucestershire in England." -- Tintern Abbey 960 1280

  

Midnight Sun in Iceland

Midnight Sun in Iceland

"Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon at 11PM on July 11, 2013. The lagoon is located on the southeast coast of Iceland. These are photos from a recent two week backpacking trip in Iceland." -- MikelDallas 960 1280

  

King of the Jungle

King of the Jungle

"Cute cub. Very aware of mom. We grabbed this close-up while on safari at Tanda Tula. Thought the cub was very cute. Noticed later that mom was much more observant than we initially believed." -- Patrick M. 960 1280

  

Beautiful Bryce

Beautiful Bryce

"A view from below. My husband and I spent a day at beautiful Bryce Canyon. The views were spectacular." -- Casper 960 1280

  

Mingling With the Natives

Mingling With the Natives

"Making pals along the way on our trip in South Africa. Hanging out with our pal, Abby (Adorably Big Baby)." -- Danielle 960 1280

  

My Boy at Plantation Course, HI

My Boy at Plantation Course, HI

"Two years old and already has a great back swing. Arms straight, head down, eyes on the ball, pasy in the mouth. Playing Maui, HI. What more could you ask for?" -- Ryan 960 1280

  

The Harbor

The Harbor

"On the bridge, going into Kennebunkport, looking up the river." -- TH 960 1280

  

Color-Splashed Sunset

Color-Splashed Sunset

"My husband and I were on a romantic diner cruise in Cabo, beautiful views!" -- SICSL 960 1280

  

Tuscan Paradise

Tuscan Paradise

"Most photographed church in Italy … don't mind if I do. Chapel of The Madonna de Vitaleta." -- Sybil 960 1280

  

Winner: Sun Catcher

Winner: Sun Catcher

"My daughter was trying to net fish in a tide pool. She lost her balance on the slippery surface and Voila! I got the shot!" -- Heather B. 960 1280

  

A Day in Paradise

A Day in Paradise

"Hawaii is one of our top destinations. We love to go there every year. This picture was taken at Big Island, HI, on a beautiful day. Look at that sunset -- it's so peaceful." -- Annie L. 960 1280

  

African Dream

African Dream

"An unforgettable journey that lasted 6 months through Africa." -- Rochi 960 1280

  

Winner: Floating in Paradise

Winner: Floating in Paradise

"My husband and I went to the beautiful island of Bora Bora on our honeymoon. Each morning, I would jump off of our balcony into the blue lagoon below. One morning my husband saw me floating and snapped my favorite shot of the trip!" -- Tiffaney 960 1280

  

It's True Kid, Blondes Do Have More Fun

It's True Kid, Blondes Do Have More Fun

"Two 'blondes' having a moment at Irvine Park Zoo, Chippewa, WI." -- Kimberly 960 1280

  

Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake

"Emerald Lake and Cilantro Cafe in Yoho National Park, Alberta, Canada." -- EL & CC 960 1280

  

Mediterranean Marvels

Mediterranean Marvels

"Sunshine over the Colosseum! My adventure to the Mediterranean this Summer was life-changing. I was captivated by the history and beauty of several of the amazing sites throughout Italy, Greece and Turkey!" -- Sable's Travels 960 1280

  


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