Here a photo at the Main Concourse at Grand Central Terminal. I love this place as many other in my NYC travel. I`m planning come bake there next year.
About the Terminal
Grand Central Terminal (GCT)—colloquially called Grand Central Station, or shortened to simply Grand Central—is a commuter rail terminal station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. It is the largest train station in the world by number of platforms: 44, with 67 tracks along them. They are on two levels, both below ground, with 41 tracks on the upper level and 26 on the lower, though the total number of tracks along platforms and in rail yards exceeds 100.
the Main Concourse
The Main Concourse is the center of Grand Central. The space is cavernous – 275 ft (84 m) long, 120 ft (37 m) wide and 125 ft (38 m) high – and usually filled with bustling crowds. The ticket booths are located in the Concourse, although many now stand unused or repurposed since the introduction of ticket vending machines. The main information booth is in the center of the concourse. This is a perennial meeting place, and the four-faced clock on top of the information booth is perhaps the most recognizable icon of Grand Central. Each of the four clock faces is made from opal, and both Sotheby's and Christie's have estimated the value to be between $10 million and $20 million. Within the marble and brass pagoda lies a "secret" door that conceals a spiral staircase leading to the lower level information booth.
In autumn 1998, a 12-year restoration of Grand Central revealed the original luster of the Main Concourse's elaborately decorated astronomical ceiling
According to the travel magazine Travel + Leisure in its October 2011 survey, Grand Central Terminal is "the world's number six most visited tourist attraction", bringing in approximately 21,600,000 visitors annually
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mauro61 (52623) 2012-09-17 7:54
stazione conosciuta per averla vista in tanti film d'azione.
Buona l'inquadratura e la resa della luce in ambiente chiuso,
worldcitizen (6801) 2012-09-17 9:03
This is one of my favorite places in the city. I am here at least twice a week. :-) You have captured this classic view very nicely, with perfect symmetry and good exposure. By the way, I love the gelato from Ciao Bella in the dining concourse. Did you try it? ;-)
mesutilgim (83018) 2012-09-17 11:50
Wonderfull interior capture of this famous station in NY.
Perfect pov and very good ligth management.
Good composed with good layout.
Interesting notes makes it a usefull TE entry.
TFS and best regards
lucasgalodoido (21051) 2012-09-17 14:08
muito bonita essa foto dessa famosa estação, que por sinal é bem parecida, só um pouco menor, se comparada à estação de trem que liga Brumadim a Baldim aqui em MG.... Piadas à parte, gostei da inclusão das pessoas e escada no primeiro plano.
Parabéns e Abraço,
P.S. A briga ta boa esse ano, mas ouvi dizer que no final vai dar Galo, hehe!
chrisvek (7001) 2012-09-17 16:13
The strong "detail" here is the POV(in my opinion)Great atmosphere and awesome details of daily life.Well done!TFS
Have a nice evening
Budapestman (82620) 2012-09-17 18:01
Hi Dear Andre,
a superb photo of this imposing interior, the composition is spectacular, great view, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
Sonata11 (33225) 2012-09-17 20:11
wow!!! what a impressive and very beautiful captured this Grand Centaral Station with magnificent, flawlessly executed. Colors, sharpness, clarity are stunningly beautiful Awesome!!! Like it a lot.
All the best,
mohammad_H (9174) 2012-09-18 0:33
Very nice view of the terminal area and have a nice frame
The presence of large scale crowds and take up
Beautiful combination of colors, the clarity and "transparency
Very good job, congratulations to you
Have a nice day
Bluejeans (64247) 2012-09-18 5:49
Ola André ,
Uma bela foto na famosa Central Station bem movimentada de pessoas , acho fantástico as enormes janelas de fundo , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
bayno (18342) 2012-09-18 7:38
ISO 6400 and I do not see noise, excellent exposure, good framing and sharp, station is always interesting, this one i don't know...i will like to visit...
adramad (37327) 2012-09-18 9:19
Superb perspective of this magnificent POV, showing us all the grandeur of the impressive hall, the presence of all these people gives a touch of vitality to the image.
Superb sharpness and brightness in this interior shot. Well done.
Have a nice day.
ourania (30123) 2012-09-18 12:07
this picture is lovely and interesting both as a theme and as a composition. There's a well constructed sense of symmetry and the effective sense of depth and space that make the most of the architecture, lighting and atmosphere. Sharpness is excellent, the movement of the people is very clear and vibrant, the details and colours captured superbly. Your light management is very impressive. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
mirosu (13340) 2012-09-19 8:49
Excellent interiour photo taken from perfect viewpoint. I like the symmetry and the perfect light & shadow game. The people around make this photo really very lively. Deep depth of field as perfect. Well done!!!!!!
photoray (11763) 2012-09-20 17:46
I would certainly enjoy visiting Grand Central, and your vision is a comprehensive representation of one our largest classical rail stations. In California we have smaller size stations, but very classy and a huge variety of types, I can attest to from working on Calif station design and construction. Our LA Union Station is a classic with expensive hand crafted interior. Many classical movies have also used our station in their scenes.
rigoletto (34255) 2012-09-23 13:18
I have always liked to take interior photos and to see them from others. This huge volume of interior is a great one to see. Nice place to practice wide angle and warm color tones. One couple for each side of the bottom is also a nice bonus, you must have waited for a long time!
josepmarin (57711) 2012-09-26 7:03
este fantástico edificio de la Grand Central Terminal es una verdadera tentación para los fotógrafos. Yo tomé una foto casi igual a la tuya, como mucha otra gente.
Me gusta la buena exposición y la calidad de los colores cálidos en esta toma, así como la acción y el dinamismo que proporciona la gente, que siempre llena este gran Hall con una actividad frenética.
Excelente recuerdo de la Gran Manzana.
- Copyright: Andre Bonavita (bona) (12478)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-29
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Canon EF 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: New York City
- Date Submitted: 2012-09-17 7:52