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Sunset, with Lady Liberty and New York Harbor
Leave your camera's shutter just a second more to capture dusk over New York Harbor, and Lady Liberty just may make the desired appearance. We shot this image recently on one of the many free crossings that the Staten Island Ferry makes between the tip of Lower Manhattan and the St. George docks across the harbor on Staten Island.
The crossing is a huge tourist favorite. The ratio of tourists to locals/commuters on is something crazy like 1:1, unless it's a weekend day and then we're talking more like 15:1 tourists to locals. And in a city where the rush-rush and spend-spend are valued, who can blame them for wanting to enjoy a leisurely (and free!) boat ride, while checking another must-see off the list.