Float Over New York City at Dusk in a Gorgeous HD Video

Aerial footage captures Manhattan's skyline at magic hour. 

Aerial footage from Melisa Dunbar captures Manhattan's skyline at magic hour, just as lights come on and commuters flood the avenues. The gyro-stabilized camera, an Arri Alexa, creates the impression of weightlessness -- be sure to watch full screen to appreciate the effect. You'll only wish the video was longer. 

For more videos from Melisa Dunbar, visit her Vimeo channel

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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