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Picture of a street in Manhattan after Superstorm Sandy
This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos
Hurricane Sandy swept through Manhattan, taking much of the city's power with it. I explored the streets for hours in pure darkness, trying to find any light that I could. The main source of light in the city came from first responders’ vehicles, food carts fighting the cold, and flashlights from dedicated pet owners. When this street was empty, I was unable to make out objects ten feet away.
(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)
What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I like that the photographer chose to capture this scene using a long exposure. The resulting effect creates a clear juxtaposition between the dark quiet of the monolithic buildings and the vibrancy of people continuing to go about their lives. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor
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