Night at the World’s Fair in Queens

The Unisphere, aka World's Fair Globe, at night in Queens, New York City.

Built for the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair, the 12-story high, stainless steel Unisphere remains standing in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York City. At night, with the flashing beams of jets taking off from nearby LaGuardia Airport, the World’s Fair Globe takes on an otherworldly air. Appropriate enough for an event that signaled the dawn of the Space Age.

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Image Details:

Camera NIKON D810
Focal Length 24 mm
ISO 100
Aperture f/16
Exposure Time 15 seconds


In Category: New York, Travel Photos

Sandra Foyt is a storyteller, photographer, and road trip junkie. A veteran of many cross-country road trips, she drove Route 66, the Lincoln Highway, the fossil freeway, the extraterrestrial highway, and even “the loneliest road in America.” Nowadays, she stars in her own version of "Where's Waldo?," always in search of sweet treats and grand adventures.

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