Bethesda Terrace, at the heart of Central Park, is one of the most nostalgic places in the city. “These tiles have been here for a long, long time," says Steve. "I’m a big fan of the texture, and at nighttime, it’s completely different inside, with an orange glow -- good to shoot anytime of the day.” Down the steps leading into the terrace is the perfect place to snap a framed shot of the Bethesda statue through an arch, the buskers singing there, and the occasional Boston Terrier.
Protip 2: Go slow
“A lot of photography is people watching,” says Steve. Also pay attention to the vibe, as well as the buildings and landmarks, and make time to catch the perfect light.