Summary and Info
Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a cityNow an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called "Humans of New York," in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes.The blog has steadily grown, now boasting millions of devoted followers. Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog. With four hundred color photos, including exclusive portraits and all-new stories, Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York.Surprising and moving, printed in a beautiful full-color, hardbound edition, Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city.
More About the Author
Brandon Stanton (born March 1, 1984) is an American best selling author, photographer, and blogger. He is known as author of best selling Humans of New York book, as one of Time Magazine's 30 Under 30 People Changing The World, and the founder of Humans of New York, a popular photojournalistic work that has over 17.8 million likes on Facebook and around 5.7 million followers on Instagram as of late August 2016.