Statue of Liberty

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Comments (18)

Axel Hölzinger on May 28, 2007

When I was in NY I was thinking about a helicopter round trip. Is it the $150 worth? How long does it take and where do they fly around? I really envy you for this shot!

© Alan Knox on May 28, 2007

Thank you AxHo, we went with Liberty Helicopters and took the "Big Apple" tour, which was $120. There are two take-off sites: the Hudson River or the East River. We flew down the Hudson River, passed Central Park, Midtown, the financial district and then around Liberty Island. It was amazing, however because we flew in the morning, the sun was on the other side of the skyline and a lot of my photos were in shadow :-( So I would definitely plan which river you want to depart from AND at which time of day the sunlight will be best with regards to the skyline.

Axel Hölzinger on May 28, 2007

Sorry to hear. I wondered why there are not any more aerial photographs. That's really a pity!

© Alan Knox on May 28, 2007

I've uploaded a photo from the tour to show you the difference in light. There was so much shadow in it I changed it to a B&W photo for the net (the grain is from my scanner.) The view is still amazing, but it would definitely have been better in the afternoon or evening.

Axel Hölzinger on May 29, 2007

I noticed the difference in light but have to say that it was the right decision to change the photo to b/w. As you wrote it is still a amazing view and you know how it looked like in reality. This is a experience nobody can take you off (hope you know what i mean :-)).

© Alan Knox on May 29, 2007

Thanks AxHo, I know what you mean :-)

steandeb on June 5, 2007

fantastic alan!

© Alan Knox on June 13, 2007

Thank you so much for all your kind comments Peter Curry! :-)

© Alan Knox on December 6, 2007

Thanks Hamzars!


Ceicil on September 4, 2008

This great. I like it

Pianisst on November 27, 2008

Hey, I like but the Statue of Liberty is a very nice sculpture, and I am glad I live but, in the Czech Republic and I want to go on the trip and even then not and will be big?

Seregha.Russia on December 6, 2008

Beautiful! Красиво!

zaid89ali on June 19, 2009

Nice place I hope to visit him

crislex on September 10, 2009


Red and Mild on October 11, 2009

I wish one day to visit New York City & also i would like to visit the Statue of Liberty. When i look at the photo, i know for sure that going there is worthfull.

Paul13 on January 2, 2010
Ivan Klinko on September 12, 2010

wooow .. beautiful photo n__n

老赵行摄 on January 13, 2011


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  • Uploaded on May 26, 2007
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    by © Alan Knox