New York



About New York

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. A global power city, New York exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world.

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guest photographer
Guest Photographer feature:
“Discover New York through Sam Rohn's Eyes.”

"New York is a little bit of everywhere else mixed together, 360° panoramas are the best way to feel the city all around you, which a single image cant always convey."


Sam RohnSam Rohn was born and raised in NYC and works as a location scout for movies, episodic TV, music videos, commercial photography, television commercial and so on, with a list which is quite impressive and comprises locations for movies such as Meet Joe Black, Men in Black and King Kong; collaborations with photographers like Mert & Marcus, David Lachapelle, Annie Liebowitz and Art Strieber (to name but a few); and scouting for companies as Apple, Amex, Price Waterhouse Coopers, BMW, Nike and Coca Cola. A panographer since 1998, Sam has shot panos professionaliy for pre-viz & final effects on Peter Jackson's King Kong, as well as Conde Nast's brides.com, local businesses and IKEA.

» More about Sam can be found at: SamRohn.com and NYLocations.com

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