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Swamps of Jersey: The Meadowlands



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The Empire Next Door
Photograph by Melissa Farlow

In the shadow of giants, the Meadowlands are about five miles [8 kilometers] from midtown Manhattan. The Empire State Building reflects the sunset over a marsh of phragmites, an invasive plant that thrives in disturbed wetlands.



Camera: Nikon F4
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: 300mm f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/2.8
Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: Late evening
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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