Photographing the Humans of New York

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton

This segment originally aired live on October 24, 2013. An edited version was included in a best-of episode on December 27, but the original audio is posted here.

Photographer Brandon Stanton talks about his project to photograph New Yorkers of all walks of life for his blog, now collected in a book called Humans of New York.

 

"The 1%"
"The 1%" ( Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York )
"We ordered her those pants, and as soon as they arrived, she cut off the bottoms and made a pair of gloves."
"We ordered her those pants, and as soon as they arrived, she cut off the bottoms and made a pair of gloves." ( Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York )
"I really don't have time to talk, these shadows are changing every second."
"I really don't have time to talk, these shadows are changing every second." ( Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York )
"Seen on the Hudson River"
"Seen on the Hudson River" ( Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York )

"I'm the Chief of Personnel for the Fire Department. I'm making sure everyone is where they need to be, and has what they need."

"Do you mind if I take your photo?"

"Can my son be in the picture?"

( Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York )
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