Photo of the day: “My Empire State Building” contest winner

Amateur and professional shutterbugs around the world participated in this annual competition; here’s the winning shot.

The winning photo of the "My Empire State Building” contest

The winning photo of the "My Empire State Building” contest Photograph: Kirit Prajapati

Today the Empire State Building announced the winner and 43 runners-up for its annual "My Empire State Building" digital-photo contest. Amateur and professional photographers were invited to submit their shots of the iconic skyscraper back in May via Facebook, and fans chose their favorite.

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Above is the grand-prize–winning photograph, by New Jersey native Kirit Prajapati, and you can see the noteworthy runners-up here.

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