Shooting From the Pinnacle of the Empire State Building

Being a photographer for the National Geographic opens the door to all kinds of photo opportunities that other photographers would die for. For a Nat Geo story on “The Power of Light”, photographer (and now blogger) Joe McNally climbed to the very tip of the Empire State Building to capture a stunning wide angle photograph of the antenna light bulb being changed. Luckily for the rest of us, they also created an awesome behind-the-scenes video giving us a glimpse into how the photo was made.

(via f stoppers)

  • Le Big Z

    geoblocked in germany because music is from UMG..

  • Cseu

    Nice perf… but the final picture is quite ugly though (to my taste) !… Not quite what Laforet did at the Chrysler!

  • Flgraphics

    damn.. go Joe!

  • Michael

    Shame the final images are all a bit rubbish though isnt it…

  • ac

    Unfortunately :(

  • Daniel Kramer

    really annoying… can all those rightsholders please get their act together!?! the number of times when videos i really wanted to see are geoblocked seems to increase as of lately. this is not the way this little thing called internet is meant to work…!

  • kuni_san

    Simply amazing. Well done. Feeling addhing some haiku to the images

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