I have long been a fan of Brandon Stanton and his blog Humans of New York. After he was fired from his job in Chicago as a bond trader, he moved to New York City and decided to see if he could make a living doing something that he loved – photography. His initial goal was to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers and place their portraits on a map of the city. At some point he started not only taking pictures of people, but talking to them as well. He posts interesting quotes to accompany the photos. Sometimes it’s a sentence and other times a short story.
Read more on TSPR here: Commentary: HONY and Humanity