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Brandon Stanton

Biography

Brandon Stanton

Brandon Stanton began Humans of New York in the summer of 2010. He set out to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers and plot their photos on a map. He worked for several months with this goal in mind, but somewhere along the way, HONY began to take on a much different character. He started collecting quotes and short stories from the people he met, and began including these snippets alongside the photographs. Taken together, these portraits and captions became the subject of a vibrant blog. With over eight million followers on social media, HONY now provides a worldwide audience with daily glimpses into the lives of strangers in New York City. It has also become a #1 NYT bestselling book.

Books by Brandon Stanton

by Brandon Stanton - Art, Photography, Travel

In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began an ambitious project  --- to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. The photos he took and the accompanying interviews became the blog Humans of New York. Now, Brandon is back with the follow up to his first book, HUMANS OF NEW YORK, that his loyal followers have been waiting for: HUMANS OF NEW YORK: Stories. It presents a whole new group of humans, complete with stories that delve deeper and surprise with greater candor. Let Brandon Stanton and the people he's photographed astonish you.