Charles River

Charles River #1

Photo Spot Summary

Country: United States

Category: Cityscape

State: Massachusetts

City: Cambridge

GPS Latitude: 42.359890

GPS Longitude: -71.085716


If you are in the Boston area, you can't miss the Charles River.

Photo Spot Details

All along the river there are plenty of nice photographic spots. You can exit the metro at Charles/MGH, walk in the esplanade, cross the river whenever you want. Depending on the season, the river may be entirely frozen, full of boats or rowing crues.

Charles River #2
NIKON D700 + 24-120mm f/4 @ 98mm, ISO 200, 1/2000, f/4.0
Charles River #3
NIKON D700 + 24-120mm f/4 @ 30mm, ISO 200, 1/500, f/6.7
Charles River #4
X-T1 + XF10-24mmF4 R OIS @ 12mm, ISO 400, 1/640, f/9.0
Charles River #5
NIKON D700 + 24-120mm f/4 @ 40mm, ISO 200, 1/750, f/11.0

Reader Interactions


  1. Violaine REBOUL
    September 30, 2015 at 3:49 am

    Dear all,

    I’m looking for photos from the Charles River in Boston to put in a photoframe of about 20 by 20 inchs.
    We would like to have a blue, green & beige picture with mostly the water.

    Let me know if you would be interested in this request ?
    Best regards,

    • Steve
      March 8, 2016 at 6:25 pm

      Did you ever find you photo?? I’d love the challenge! You can see more of my work at

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