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An overhead view of a New York City street
December 7, 2011

Aerial View, New York City

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest Images Watching the pace and flow of New York City from above is amazing. The constant stream of yellow taxis lining the avenues, the waves of pedestrians hurriedly crossing with the change of traffic signals, little figures disappearing into and emerging from the subway stations, the chorus of honking horns and sirens. It's all so rhythmic and strangely soothing to watch. It makes me feel incredibly small. (This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest.) See all contest entries » See more pictures of New York » Get tips on taking photos of cities »
Photograph by Navid Baraty

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