Humans of New York is something very special. A photographic census of the most populous city in the United States, it represents the outstanding work of a single photographer. It catalogues the city in a way a normal census never could, through the everyday lives of the humans who inhabit it, lived out on the streets as well as (occasionally) in their homes. So, who is the single human responsible for capturing so many so wonderfully?
Blithely, his next career decision was to move to New York City and take photographs of strangers. Like you do. Yet we are so pleased that he made this (ever so slightly barking mad) decision because without that we would not have Humans of New York.
Facebook page too which started as an appendage to the main site which has now acquired a separate life of its own.
any of the photographs to go directly to the site so you can choose your own favorite!
Humans of New York should come with a time warning. You can easily spend hours here perusing the thousands of remarkable portraits of the denizens of this most diverse of cities.
this site for quite a while.