7 Brandon Stanton New Quotes

” ‘Humans of New York’ did not result from a flash on inspiration. It grew from five years of experimenting, tinkering, and messing up. “


” I struck upon this kind of crazy idea that I was going to go to New York and stop 10,000 people on the streets and take their portrait and create kind of a photographic census of the city. “


” The interviews have gotten much longer with ‘Humans of New York.’ When I was first starting, I was just photographing people. And then I went to just kind of including a quote or two. Now when I’m approaching somebody on the street, I’m spending about 30 to 45 minutes with them often. “


” Each time I arrived in a new city, I’d get lost in the streets and photograph everything that looked interesting, taking nearly a thousand photographs every day. After each day of shooting, I’d select 30 or 40 of my favorite photographs and post them on Facebook. I named the albums after my first impression of each city. “


” Whenever you get a large body of work like ‘Humans of New York,’ a natural pathway becomes to put it between two covers. I wanted this to be a very nice keepsake. A lot of work went into it, and a lot of fans are attached to it. “


” When I meet somebody in the street who knows about ‘Humans of New York,’ a lot of times they might have a scripted answer, and that scripted answer is the first thing to come out of their mouth. “


” Humans of New York’ wasn’t the result of a fully finished idea that I thought of and then executed, it was an evolution. There were hundreds of tiny evolutions that came from me loving photography. “



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I struck upon this kind of crazy idea that I was going to go to New York and stop 10,000 people on the streets and take their portrait and create kind of a photographic census of the city.


The interviews have gotten much longer with
Each time I arrived in a new city, I
Whenever you get a large body of work like
When I meet somebody in the street who knows about
Humans of New York
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