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New York photos: readers' pictures of NYC (slide show)

Time Out partnered with Samsung to find fantastic pictures of NYC, as captured by New Yorkers. Here are 101 of our favorite New York photos.

 (Photograph: Lindsey Thoeng)
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Photograph: Lindsey Thoeng

"Back alley dance art in a tutu, on the streets of New York."

 (Photograph: Sarah Cox)
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Photograph: Sarah Cox

"Coming home from a Flushing dumpling crawl!"

 (Photograph: Belinda Tipkelan)
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Photograph: Belinda Tipkelan

"Stop, add love."

 (Photograph: Barrett Brown)
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Photograph: Barrett Brown

"Looking up at the majestic Manhattan Bridge."

 (Photograph: Jimmy Hang)
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Photograph: Jimmy Hang

"Bubbles in Central Park."

 (Photograph: Walter Shin)
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Photograph: Walter Shin

"Bright lone star"

 (Photograph: Walter Shin)
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Photograph: Walter Shin

"Pride"

 (Photograph: Brian Calabrese)
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Photograph: Brian Calabrese

"Rainy NYC"

 (Photograph: Barrett Brown)
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Photograph: Barrett Brown

"Chinatown street scene, from the Manhattan Bridge."

 (Photograph: Barrett Brown)
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Photograph: Barrett Brown

"Down under the Manhattan Bridge at dusk."

 (Photograph: Barrett Brown)
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Photograph: Barrett Brown

"Colorful graffiti against the blue Manhattan Bridge."

 (Photograph: John Cleur)
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Photograph: John Cleur

"Dark skies over Liberty."

 (Photograph: Jimmy Hang)
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Photograph: Jimmy Hang

"Golfing with empty milk cartons in Soho—anything is possible in the concrete jungle."

 (Photograph: Sergey Shinderman)
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Photograph: Sergey Shinderman

"Post sunset cityscape view of Manhattan and Brooklyn connected by the Williamsburg bridge, and in the distance the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges."

 (Photograph: Ben Hagen)
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Photograph: Ben Hagen

"Sunlight in the park."

 (Photograph: L.A. Nolan)
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Photograph: L.A. Nolan

"Bloomberg shut down Zuccotti Park, so the Occupy Wall Street protests reorganized up the block at Foley Square. By the time I got there during my lunch break, the park was pretty empty, however I did take the shot pictured here at the square."

 (Photograph: Melaine Bal)
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Photograph: Melaine Bal

"Relaxing on the boardwalk, spring 2012."

 (Photograph: Sergey Shinderman)
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Photograph: Sergey Shinderman

"US Navy Blue Angel planes fly ceremoniously over the Hudson past midtown to mark the start of Fleet Week 2012."

 (Photograph: Jasmine Allin)
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Photograph: Jasmine Allin

"Meatpacking District, NY"

 (Photograph: Hernando Luis Romero)
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Photograph: Hernando Luis Romero

"Composition is not an issue in NY—for the right eye."

 (Photograph: Guillaume Gaudet)
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Photograph: Guillaume Gaudet

"Two days after Sandy, I walked on Washington Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Lights were out and the street was just lit by the lights of the Manhattan Bridge, showcasing the silhouette of the biker on the cobblestone street."

 (Photograph: Lucas Chilczuk)
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Photograph: Lucas Chilczuk

"Dancer Katie Moorhead in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn. I love how a dancer has the ability to enliven otherwise anonymous locations."

 (Photograph: Bobi Dojcinovski)
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Photograph: Bobi Dojcinovski

"A family feeding seagulls with bread on Coney Island beach."

 (Photograph: Agnes Sin)
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Photograph: Agnes Sin

"City reflection and moon."

 (Photograph: Matthew Donohue)
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Photograph: Matthew Donohue

"The greatest city on earth!"

 (Photograph: Ross Bennett Lewis)
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Photograph: Ross Bennett Lewis

"Morning breakfast, low winter light, NYC."

 (Photograph: Atisha Paulson)
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Photograph: Atisha Paulson

"NYC"

 (Photograph: Sarah Wigley)
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Photograph: Sarah Wigley

"Chelsea Market on a beautiful day."

 (Photograph: Jarod Hargreaves)
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Photograph: Jarod Hargreaves

"New York metro"

 (Photograph: Mike Winston)
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Photograph: Mike Winston

"For the Color Run, New Yorkers trek out at the crack of dawn to the far end of Brooklyn to participate in a 5k run. Upon finishing the run, it becomes a dance party full of multicolor paint covered runners."

 (Photograph: Diana Zuluaga)
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Photograph: Diana Zuluaga

"The Yard at the Soho Grand, NYC. The details in this city are what keep me here."

 (Photograph: J. Weseloh)
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Photograph: J. Weseloh

"Trapped in a bubble."

 (Photograph: Mary Beckest)
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Photograph: Mary Beckest

"Early '90's looking friends, whom I photographed in '10."

 (Photograph: Mary Beckest)
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Photograph: Mary Beckest

"Early '90's looking friends, whom I photographed in '10."

 (Photograph: Sean Shapiro)
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Photograph: Sean Shapiro

"Shooting hoops in Nolita."

 (Photograph: Sean Shapiro)
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Photograph: Sean Shapiro

"Heels can hang too."

 (Photograph: Tim Lampe)
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Photograph: Tim Lampe

"Looking at the tourists from a higher level is always a good activity."

 (Photograph: Rebecca Marks)
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Photograph: Rebecca Marks

"A photo of a photo being taken at Lincoln Center Plaza."

 (Photograph: Gregory Anderson)
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Photograph: Gregory Anderson

"View of Manhattan Bridge from the Brooklyn Waterfront."

 (Photograph: Hongjiong Shi)
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Photograph: Hongjiong Shi

"New York, July 4: The Macy's 4th of July fireworks displays on July 4, 2010 over the Hudson River."

 (Photograph: Raymond Martinez)
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Photograph: Raymond Martinez

"Haute Dog stand across the entrance to the High Line at Gansevoort and Washington Streets."

 (Photograph: Edwin Baladi)
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Photograph: Edwin Baladi

"Misty morning run accross the Williamsburg Bridge with my brother Roy and our roommate's dog Elektra."

 (Photograph: Aurelie Joly)
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Photograph: Aurelie Joly

"NYC sprinklers"

 (Photograph: Eli Itay)
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Photograph: Eli Itay

"Taco Taxi"

 (Photograph: Phil Hargreaves)
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Photograph: Phil Hargreaves

"A shopper heading home from Grand Central Terminal."

 (Photograph: Steve Chung)
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Photograph: Steve Chung

"Stop Praying, Keep Playing"

 (Photograph: Walter Shin)
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Photograph: Walter Shin

"Abandoned bike and flying pigeon."

 (Photograph: Asaf Keles)
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Photograph: Asaf Keles

"Manhattan Empire"

 (Photograph: Courtney D Brown)
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Photograph: Courtney D Brown

"Impromptu dance parties on a warm summer day!"

 (Photograph: Johanna Korson)
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Photograph: Johanna Korson

"Looking up at the Ansonia from Broadway on the UWS."

 (Photograph: Keith Michael)
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Photograph: Keith Michael

"Salute to the Staute of Liberty from the Declaration of Independence Monument in Greenwood Cemetery."

 (Photograph: Brendan Vogel)
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Photograph: Brendan Vogel

"Fleet of school buses in Coney Island."

 (Photograph: Ben Hagen)
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Photograph: Ben Hagen

"Lumen Fest 2012"

 (Photograph: Tim Schreier)
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Photograph: Tim Schreier

"Wall St Predator"

 (Photograph: Jon Darren)
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Photograph: Jon Darren

"How to stay cool through a New York summer."

 (Photograph: Lindsey Thoeng)
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Photograph: Lindsey Thoeng

"Taking a (tutu) break in a New York City alley."

 (Photograph: Martina Lage)
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Photograph: Martina Lage

"Fifth Ave in Sept 2012."

 (Photograph: Maria Margarita Rojas)
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Photograph: Maria Margarita Rojas

"A baby snowman."

 (Photograph: Elisabeth Prochnik)
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Photograph: Elisabeth Prochnik

"Daddy Duty"

 (Photograph: Michael Sherer)
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Photograph: Michael Sherer

"Hasidic Jews boarding bus after work day."

 (Photograph: Michael Sherer)
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Photograph: Michael Sherer

"En route to an '80s party in '12."

 (Photograph: Molly Sugar)
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Photograph: Molly Sugar

"I took this photo during New York Fashion Week. You might recognize him from Sh*t Fashion Girls Say. I love New York because it's one of a kind with fashion, culture and acceptance."

 (Photograph: Diane G. Davis)
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Photograph: Diane G. Davis

"The fountain at Lincoln Center after a concert in the summer."

 (Photograph: Elayne Safir)
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Photograph: Elayne Safir

"Frozen twilight in the park. Shot on the coldest day of the year, with zero degree wind chills. Everything was so crisp and vivid."

 (Photograph: Andriy Vintonyak)
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Photograph: Andriy Vintonyak

"Where Tourists Don't Go"

 (Photograph: Nathaniel Gonzales)
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Photograph: Nathaniel Gonzales

"A scene in New York's metro."

 (Photograph: Ben Hagen)
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Photograph: Ben Hagen

"I happened upon this evocative scene one morning in Chinatown. One of the amazing things about NYC is that can stumble upon an image of great beauty at the most unexpected of times, in even the most quotidian of places."

 (Photograph: David Loomar)
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Photograph: David Loomar

"The storm had ended, and we photographers were out, like a pandemic."

 (Photograph: Leanne Staples)
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Photograph: Leanne Staples

"J Train, Williamsburg Bridge, New York City"

 (Photograph: Napier Lopez)
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Photograph: Napier Lopez

"The Brooklyn Bridge connects two major parts of the city: it's namesake and Manhattan. Although I don't need to cross it regularly, I'm always fascinated by the variety of people that traverse it each day, with different attitudes and dispositions."

 (Photograph: Leo Mendonca)
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Photograph: Leo Mendonca

"Sixth Ave, NYC"

 (Photograph: Ben Orlansky)
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Photograph: Ben Orlansky

"The bags say it all. At the Union Square Holiday Fair."

 (Photograph: Walter Shin)
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Photograph: Walter Shin

"Ambrose ship South Street Seaport."

 (Photograph: Lamberto Go)
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Photograph: Lamberto Go

"I titled this photo 'Cinemas In The Snow.'"

 (Photograph: Ben Orlansky)
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Photograph: Ben Orlansky

"A candid shot of a model near Bryant Park."

 (Photograph: Ben Orlansky)
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Photograph: Ben Orlansky

"Giant Chess"

 (Photograph: Gerard Garcia)
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Photograph: Gerard Garcia

"The hustle and bustle."

 (Photograph: Tim Lampe)
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Photograph: Tim Lampe

"It's easy to say that the ideal view of New York city is from the Empire State Building but my favorite spot is the Top of Rockefeller Center which gives you a tremendous view of all parts of New York City."

 (Photograph: Leo Mendonca)
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Photograph: Leo Mendonca

"New York City in black and white"

 (Photograph: Jarod Hargreaves)
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Photograph: Jarod Hargreaves

"The New York skyline as seen from Williamsburg on a misty day."

 (Photograph: Marisa Cohen)
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Photograph: Marisa Cohen

"The quiet spots that New York offers, away from all the noise and chaos!"

 (Photograph: Jacob J Goldberg)
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Photograph: Jacob J Goldberg

"A juxtaposition that captures both ends of the spectrum of taste and interests that make up Times Square."

 (Photograph: Ben Hagen)
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Photograph: Ben Hagen

"Through the glass..."

 (Photograph: Nadia Amelie Witte)
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Photograph: Nadia Amelie Witte

"Samurai Invasion"

 (Photograph: Matthew Donohue)
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Photograph: Matthew Donohue

"Bikes after Sandy in the Heights."

 (Photograph: Jamie Greene)
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Photograph: Jamie Greene

"A pay phone as seen in front of a subway in motion in a New York City subway station."

 (Photograph: Leo Mendonca)
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Photograph: Leo Mendonca

"Chinatown, NYC"

 (Photograph: Nadia Amelie Witte)
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Photograph: Nadia Amelie Witte

"Whatever you wish for."

 (Photograph: Simon Meadows)
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Photograph: Simon Meadows

"For me, this picture (taken at the end of my working day in NYC) captures the pace of life in New York—you can see it of course in the yellow blur of the taxis speeding past shoppers in Soho. It also shows, too, the moments of quiet reflection."

 (Photograph: Rick Bernstein)
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Photograph: Rick Bernstein

"J Train on the Williamsburg Bridge."

 (Photograph: Dez Santana)
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Photograph: Dez Santana

"World Trade Center Tribute in lights, taken from Brooklyn, NY."

 (Photograph: Sean Cushing)
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Photograph: Sean Cushing

"This is a mission not a small time thing..."

 (Photograph: Jerielle Morwitz)
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Photograph: Jerielle Morwitz
Eye Candy
 (Photograph: Laura Kiselevach)
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Photograph: Laura Kiselevach
This is Scout, the lead sales dog at the bike rental shop on Charles Street in the West Village.
 (Photograph: Ashley Klugerman)
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Photograph: Ashley Klugerman

"Winter in Coney Island, looking at the Ferris Wheel."

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 (Photograph: Bob Lasko)
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Photograph: Bob Lasko

"London vs. NYC? London has corgis. But NYC has Carter and this queen's dog knows how to strike a pose! We love NY because home is 'on location!' (Pictured in DUMBO on Sunday, January 13, 2013)."

 (Photograph: Marie Christine Magante)
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Photograph: Marie Christine Magante

"The Empire State taken from Top of the Rock."

 (Photograph: Garrett O'Donoghue)
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Photograph: Garrett O'Donoghue

"5Pointz, Queens, New York, January 2013"

 (Photograph: Shoko Takayasu)
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Photograph: Shoko Takayasu

"Shot from subway from Manhattan to Brooklyn."

 (Photograph: Simon Cheshire)
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Photograph: Simon Cheshire

"Central Park Reservoir in the winter. Amazing to find the sense of calm in the middle of busy NYC."

In a photo-heavy battle of New York versus London, there’s no contest (to us, at least). Readers were asked to capture photos of New York as part of Time Out and Samsung’s Share Your Now competition—and in our opinion, the pictures of NYC are quite captivating, not merely focussing on the skyline and iconic attractions like the Statue of Liberty, but on commonly missed details at ground level and their fellow New Yorkers. Check out 101 of our favorite reader-submitted photos in the slide show above, and for even more, visit timeout.com/shareyournow.

Comments

1 comments
Hilary
Hilary

It's very strange that the photograph you chose to lead this slideshow doesnt match the ones you picked as the grand prize winners; especially because this lead tutu shot is BY FAR the better photograph.