6 Underrated New York City Photoshoot Locations

New York City photoshoot locations are seemingly endless – from Times Square to SoHo, Flatiron Building to the Brooklyn Bridge. If you are looking for a NYC photoshoot location a little off the beaten path, check out these 6 underrated New York City photoshoot locations!

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Nestled in the namesake, sleepy residential neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade offers breathtaking views of lower Manhattan as well as hidden oasis spots throughout the park.

 

Brooklyn Heights Promenade Photoshoot Location in New York City - Karya Schanilec NYC photographer

Brooklyn Heights Promenade Photoshoot Location in New York City - Karya Schanilec NYC photographer

 

Pershing Square

Hidden under Park Avenue right outside Grand Central Terminal is Pershing Square. If you’re a fan of classic NYC diner aesthetic and neon signs, this is a must-shoot.

 

Pershing Square Photoshoot Location in New York City - Karya Schanilec NYC photographer

Pershing Square Photoshoot Location in New York City - Karya Schanilec NYC photographer

 

Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island is just an F train or tram car ride away from Manhattan. Located in the middle of the East River, Roosevelt Island was once used for hospitals but now you can visit fo stunning views of the Long Island City Pepsi-Cola sign and midtown Manhattan.

Long Island City Pepsi-Cola sign photoshoot location in NYC - Karya Schanilec NYC photography

Roosevelt Island photoshoot locations in NYC - Karya Schanilec NYC photography

 

DUMBO Walls

Located up the street from the iconic Manhattan Bridge shot, you can find several colorful murals and walls. The technicolor wall below can be found on York Street and Fleet Alley.

 

Colorful walls in NYC - colorful murals in Brooklyn - DUMBO Brooklyn mural - Karya Schanilec NYC photography

 

Fort Tryon Park and The Cloisters

All the way on almost the most northern tip of Manhattan is Fort Tryon Park. The park is home to The Met Cloisters, a museum dedicated for medieval art and architecture, which makes for a great styled photoshoot background. Wander around the park to find other hidden spots as well as lush greenery you don’t often see in New York City.

 

Fort Tryon Park and The Met Cloisters NYC - halloween photoshoot locations in NYC - Karya Schanilec NYC photography

Fort Tryon Park and The Met Cloisters NYC - halloween photoshoot locations in NYC - Karya Schanilec NYC photography

 

Greene Street & Washington Place

Bloggers and photographers tend to flock to SoHo for its cobblestone streets. To avoid the usual spots you see on Instagram, check out Greene Street and Washington Place just east of Washington Square Park for equally beautiful cobblestones and a downtown background.

Greene Street and Washington Place New York City photoshoot location with cobblestones - Karya Schanilec NYC photography Greene Street and Washington Place New York City photoshoot location with cobblestones - Karya Schanilec NYC photography

 

 

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