In order to create these 29 images, he spent two weeks standing on street corners of NYC - Broadway and Prince Street in Soho and downtown on Chambers Street - taking pictures of passers by. Later he sorted them into themes and photoshopped them into sets so that they tell a story eg black outfits and white (almost angelic outfits); yawners; smokers; children; guys in uniform; everyone on their mobile phones etc. Even though a lot of effort has gone into the final images, I really love the concept and they work really well together. Here are my favourites:
Sunday, 17 January 2010
This week I stumbled upon Peter Funch the Danish photojournalist who lives in NYC. I want to share with you his Babel Tales series which are just beautifully composed photo stories of urban life in the city.