The Field Guide is a BKC signature workshop. A 3-hour exploration of the great urban landscape, we meet in various photo hot spots and hiddenn gems across town to shoot, discuss and discover neighborhoods old and new.
We'll meet on location as noted in the class description. Dress weather appropriate and bring an extra battery and clean memory card!
800 yards from Manhattan. A world apart. Governors Island is a 172-acre strip of land employed by the Continental Army to defend the harbor against the British in 1776, and has had various uses military uses since. Today the National Park Service is Governors Island's primary caretaker along the northern shore, and its historic homes and battlements make it a sight to behold. As different to lower Manhattan as a place can be, this Island is chock full of visual surprises and a perfect exploration opportunity for street, landscape, architecture and history-buff photographers.